Study Tip

Why you should plan your down-time

It’s the end of the week; you’ve been working yourself into the ground juggling class, revision and your life outside college. You just want to put your feet […]

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Study Tip: Work in mixed gender study groups

If you feel it’s appropriate, studying in a mixed gender group leads to increased productivity, according to a recent study conducted by a team of researchers from the […]

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Why education is a force for good

Studying towards a higher education qualification is stressful, and in your darker moments you might sometimes have feelings of doubt. So, to help keep you buoyed, we’ve put […]

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The dangers of all-night study sessions

Study sessions that go on well into the evening, or through the night, are common fall-back options for students feeling the pressure of looming exams or deadlines. But […]

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How to choose the right course for you

It’s almost universally accepted that education is positive; not only does it increase someone’s chances of job satisfaction and success, it’s also proven to boost a country’s economy, […]

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Ways to boost your memory

During a higher education course, there’s a lot of information to take-in; especially if you’re working towards exams, when you’ll need to recall facts, figures, ideas and arguments […]

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Study Tip: How & when to use citations

In our blog last week we explained plagiarism; what it is, and why it’s wrong. In summary, plagiarism is passing-off someone else’s work as your own. By plagiarising, […]

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Plagiarism: What it is & why it’s wrong

Plagiarism is the act of passing-off someone else’s work as your own. It can range from the wholesale copying of an entire essay or large chunks of text, […]

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Study Tip: Reduce screen-time

Modern technology is doing a good job of stealing our attention and focus; after all, there’s always an email to respond to, or status update to like. And […]

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Researchers discover key to academic success

Initial findings from the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s latest research project have determined that the character trait ‘grit’ is the most effective predictor of a student’s future […]

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