Reflections on Second Year

Hi there, Ollie here. I’ve just completed the second year of my Psychology with Business Management degree; here are my reflections on how my study has changed since first year. It hasn’t changed enormously, however there are a few differences. First, I’d say there’s more work in general. Second year counts towards the overall degree mark, … Continue reading Reflections on Second Year

Focus Group | Learning Resources 2018

To gain more insight into the learning resources students actually use throughout their studies and the influences behind their decisions, we conducted a focus group with 10 participants. In line with last year’s focus group we broke the focus group into four sections; text buying, learning features, additional resources, and communications. All of the participants … Continue reading Focus Group | Learning Resources 2018

Considering postgraduate study? Q&A podcast with postgraduate students

As part of the Collaboration Week between the SAGE and Hive Scholars, we did a special podcast in which we interviewed two postgraduate students: Eve, who studies a Masters in Environmental Law, and Hive Scholar Veronica, who studies a PhD on Honeybees. We asked them our questions about postgraduate study, which include: 0:19: How long … Continue reading Considering postgraduate study? Q&A podcast with postgraduate students

Reading Resources from Hong Kong

With our results recently in from our reading questionnaire at Sussex, we felt it would be interesting to see how the attitude to buying textbooks compared with students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), where I'm currently studying this term as part of the Erasmus program. I spoke to a fellow geography student … Continue reading Reading Resources from Hong Kong