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How do I analyse a primary source?

How do I analyse a primary source?

There are a few key things that need to be done when analysing a primary source. Whether the source is just featured in an essay or whether it is an essay based on one primary source, these tips are here to help and remind you about what you need to write and why they are…

How to prepare for January exams with revision

How to prepare for January exams with revision

It’s a week before Christmas, the last thing on your mind is what’s going to happen in January. Revision is looming. However, unfortunately as students, January is our worst nightmare. Exam timetables are being revealed, and the last lectures of this semester are occurring now. You owe it to yourself to enjoy the Christmas festivities…

Coping at Christmas with a mental health issue

Coping at Christmas with a mental health issue

Going home for the holidays; opening presents; eating, drinking and being merry – for so many people, Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. But it’s not that way for everyone, and the pressure to have fun can sometimes get to be too much. We’re taking a look at four of the…

How to survive going home for Christmas

How to survive going home for Christmas

For some of us, we spend more time with our families during the last month of the year than we do the rest of it put together. And whether you love or loathe the festive season, leaving behind the sanctuary of your own space to head back to the parental home can take its toll.…

2 Top tips for writing a great essay

2 Top tips for writing a great essay

It’s that time of the semester when we all have many essays and assignments to do and it can be very stressful. In this short article, I will tell you a few things that will hopefully help you in writing a good, strong essay. Structure your essay First of all, and most importantly, you need…

The perks of working retail

The perks of working retail

Everyone has a dream job in mind, but it always takes hard work to reach it, and sometimes you might have to work in jobs such as retail assistant or waiter to provide you with an income before you can enter your dream job. This can seem like a waste of time, but this should…