Category Archives: Study Tips

The key to surviving results period

The key to surviving results period

So, Uni is done. Exams are over. Summer has started. However, you’re still waiting on results. You might be waiting for your degree results or your results for second or first year. Whatever the context, this time can be nerve-wracking for all. I’m going to give you my best advice for surviving results period. Firstly, […]

Waiting for exam results: how to cope

Waiting for exam results: how to cope

We’ve all been there: had a gruelling set of exams, stressed for what seems hours upon end, looked forward to freedom, and finally come out the other side. However, hate to dampen the mood, is the stress really over? For some, the period between your last exam and results day is probably the most stressful. […]

Help! My exam didn’t go the way I wanted it to.

Help! My exam didn't go the way I wanted it to.

We’ve all been there. Revised for what seems like eternity. Seen your tutor for what seems like a million hours. Done all the past paper questions under the sun. But then, the exam goes totally wrong. You walk out thinking, why did I put all that effort in? Sometimes, no matter the effort we put […]

Last minute revision tips

Last minute revision tips

In an ideal world, we would all be more than prepared for exams. We would know all the content, have done all the reading and be ready to answer any questions thrown at us. Let’s face it, whilst some people might be that organised, a lot of us will be in the panicked cramming stage […]

How to study a language in your spare time

How to study a language in your spare time

University is the best time to learn how to multitask and prioritise your time because the repercussions for getting it wrong are not as bad as when you become a fully-fledged adult. Despite this, students sometimes shy away from taking up new hobbies because they think they don’t have enough time. This couldn’t be truer […]

Procrastination at exam times

Procrastination at exam times

We’ve all been there, you need to write 500 words a day in order to meet your deadline but today you’ve decided to clean the oven instead, you know you need to do the work, you want to do the work but for some reason, you have an urge to clean up instead. This is […]

Second year: how to cope when it counts

Second year: how to cope when it counts

Firstly, I’m going to reassure you that your workload won’t be drastically different in second year. What does change is the fact that second year counts towards your final degree classification, which makes it important to do as well as you can in assignments and exams. Here’s some tips for how to cope with going […]

My best advice for choosing modules

My best advice for choosing modules

It’s that time of year: the time we pick what we want to do next year. As dramatic as it sounds, the decisions you make in the next few weeks will determine the next year of studying. Whatever year you’re in, I want to offer you my best advice when picking modules for the upcoming […]