Digital Discovery Week: Digital Tools for Health and Fitness

Last week on campus it was Digital Discovery Week, and being the inquisitive students we are, we decided to see what it was all about. I decided to book myself into the digital wellbeing session, and here's what I learned. Work life balance Having a good work-life balance is something I support and try to … Continue reading Digital Discovery Week: Digital Tools for Health and Fitness

Digital Discovery Week: Fake News

Hi there, Ollie here. Last week was Digital Discovery Week at the University of Sussex, so this week’s post is about a Digital Discovery Workshop that I attended – Fake News delivered by Claire, a member of staff in the Library. Fake news is defined by Julia Hunt of the Guardian as ‘false, often sensational information disseminated under … Continue reading Digital Discovery Week: Fake News

SAGE Research Methods video feature

Hi there, Ollie here. Today I’m writing about the online resource The SAGE Research Methods video feature. I accessed it through the University of Sussex Library’s Online Resources page, by clicking on the online resources beginning with ‘S’. It would have been easier to access it if it was on the home page of Online … Continue reading SAGE Research Methods video feature

Preparing For your Final Year of University

Going into final year has always seemed daunting. “Everything counts now” is heard on average at least three times a day which doesn’t make it any less daunting. There is definitely a shift in student attitudes in final year. For instance people are still showing up to all of their 9ams! Each year at university … Continue reading Preparing For your Final Year of University

Review of IBM SPSS for Marketing Analytics and Metrics

The following is a brief review of IBM SPSS for marketing analytics and metrics. I first heard of and used IBM SPSS for the first time towards the end of my second year of university. The context for using and learning about SPSS was marketing analytics and metrics. The module introduced students to various descriptive … Continue reading Review of IBM SPSS for Marketing Analytics and Metrics

A student’s review of IBM SPSS Statistics

Hi there, Ollie here. Today I’m going to be reviewing the statistics program IBM SPSS Statistics. I am by no means a master of SPSS; if you’re looking for THE master I recommend checking out Andy Field’s website. As I look through Andy’s enormous book on the subject, I realise I probably know less than … Continue reading A student’s review of IBM SPSS Statistics

Andre’s Top 5 Tips for Research

Being only a few weeks into my 3rd year and dissertation research here's what I have learned so far, to help guide you along your research project. Tip 1) Start early. You never know what obstacles you may come across when undertaking your research, you may even find you have no interest in the topic or … Continue reading Andre’s Top 5 Tips for Research

Why I will be forever thankful to the Library

Last week was National Libraries Week, a week dedicated to celebrating all things library! This year, the focus was on wellbeing. The University of Sussex library is a perfect example of an excellent library with a focus on students’ welfare in an educational sense. There are numerous members of staff just waiting to answer your questions and … Continue reading Why I will be forever thankful to the Library

Ollie’s Top 10 Tips on Revision for Exams

In my more virtuous moments (which are more infrequent than I’d like to admit), I realise that revising for exams can actually be interesting, relaxed and enjoyable. Here are some tips that help my productivity. Making a list of specific goals and to-dos. Studies have shown that failure to achieve a goal may be caused … Continue reading Ollie’s Top 10 Tips on Revision for Exams