Category Archives: Advice from a Third Year

How to get through your reading list

How to get through your reading list

If you’re a humanities or literature student, your subject is going to be heavily based on reading. Even though you have (probably) settled in by now, you might have a few questions regarding how to get through your large reading list. There is no real answer to this question, however, there are a few things…

3 Reasons to get a job at Uni

3 Reasons to get a job at Uni

Many people who go to university already have a part-time job while they’re studying, but there are also an equal amount of people who don’t. For those students who do not have a job at uni, this article will hopefully persuade you to get one. Employability The main reason to get a job at uni…

Why you should join a society at University

Why you should join a society at University

Whether you’re a new student at University or if you’ve just started your final year, it is advised that you make the most out of your time. This doesn’t just mean to get the top grades (which of course anybody should always aim for), but to enjoy university life through socials and going out. If…

A Guide to planning your Uni work

A Guide to planning your Uni work

With University starting again and the first week of lectures and seminars beginning you might be suddenly faced with the horrible confrontation of all of the work that needs to be done. All the reading and deadlines for essays and assignments that need to be completed. It might feel all too much and impossible to…

Making the most of Uni

Making the most of Uni

As a recent grad, I am constantly reminiscing about my time at uni. Although I am glad to have finished, I’m also so sad not to be back in Notts waiting for another term to start. The last couple of months have given me time to think about the best parts of my uni experience,…

How to handle the dreaded reading lists

How to handle the dreaded reading lists

Whichever subject you’ve decided to study there will be a ton of reading to do. Your reading list will have several key books/ articles for you to read before each seminar as well as further material for you to dive into. As a first-year student who has probably never had to do this much reading…

Am I choosing the right University course?

Am I choosing the right University course?

Do you have mixed feelings about University? Worried about your course or University itself? It’s perfectly normal to feel like this, and you’re definitely not the only one. You might feel that your University course and work are all too much for you, but uncertainty and doubt are normal things to feel – and more…