A critical look at the Library’s Geography Subject Guide

To be entirely honest, I am not exactly sure how I've managed to successfully make it to third year without having used my subject guide, or truthfully, knowing it exists. This is probably due to the number of times I've gone straight to Library Search or Google Scholar when looking for resources to help with … Continue reading A critical look at the Library’s Geography Subject Guide

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

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

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

Survey Results : Year 2 Pre-Arrival Reading

Its about that time of year again where we find out from the students here at Sussex what they did (or didn’t do) in preparation to beginning their 2nd year studies at university, once again with particular regard to their pre-assigned reading lists and how they have utilised them. Having received 24 responses this year … Continue reading Survey Results : Year 2 Pre-Arrival Reading