In the Know podcast: Dealing with stress

Brief synopsis Looking for something new to listen to? The In the Know podcasts are here to help you get the most out of your university experience! In this podcast we will talk about dealing with stress and some of our tricks to manage it better. Listen to the podcast now, or keep reading for … Continue reading In the Know podcast: Dealing with stress

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In the Know podcast: Manage your time

Brief synopsis Looking for something new to listen to? The In the Know podcasts are here to help you get the most out of your university experience! In this podcast we will give you some useful insights into efficient time management. Listen to the podcast now, or keep reading for a full description. soundcloud.com/uomlibrary/in-the-know-podcast-manage-your-time Full description This … Continue reading In the Know podcast: Manage your time

Top tips for Note-taking (with podcast!)

A new semester, new classes: make these notes the best they can be! Whether you’re a note-taking pro or you find it hard to read your writing when it comes time to revision, these tips are bound to improve your skills. If you would prefer to listen to these tips you can find the podcast … Continue reading Top tips for Note-taking (with podcast!)

Cornell Note Taking

I only recently discovered how to take notes using the Cornell system, and I wish I’d discovered it sooner! As an English student, I have often found myself overwhelmed by the amount of information I hurriedly jot down during seminars. A few months later, exams arrive and I have to pore over badly organised notes … Continue reading Cornell Note Taking

Assisstive software: remember better

Assistive software comes in lots of shapes and forms and it’s more accessible than ever. You’ve probably used it, whether or not you thought of it that way. The most common (but perhaps not obvious) examples would be things like spellcheck and predictive text. Virtual assistants like Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google's Assistant are everywhere … Continue reading Assisstive software: remember better

Assistive software: Work better

Assistive software comes in lots of shapes and forms and it’s more accessible than ever. You’ve probably used it, whether or not you thought of it that way. The most common (but perhaps not obvious) examples would be things like spellcheck and predictive text. Virtual assistants like Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google's Assistant are everywhere … Continue reading Assistive software: Work better