When thinking of my favourite resource one book that I used in first year comes to mind, Introduction to Business Law by Lucy Jones. I loved this book for three main reasons. The first being the layout. The layout of this book is very simplistic with bold colours highlighting important facts and tips and enough … Continue reading Textbooks | My Ideal Resource
As part of our collaboration with the hive scholars, we are discussing our experiences with mentoring. Mentoring is an invaluable resource to undergraduates throughout their degree; it is also an art only some can master. Mentors don't just answer your questions, but they assist you in overcoming obstacles, and encourage you to think, work through … Continue reading The Importance of Mentoring to Undergraduates
The definition of a digital native is: “a person born or brought up during the age of digital technology and so familiar with computers and the Internet from an early age”. Despite this definition I am often referred to as a digital native, especially when it comes to education. Many people believe that current university … Continue reading Are you a digital native?
It's that time of year again where we get our marketing research hats on and decide to survey second years and their reading habits. Our short tick-the-box survey takes only a few minutes to fill in and you could win a huge £70 worth of prizes, including an Amazon voucher! In light of others taking … Continue reading Survey | An Honest Response
Deadline season is in full swing, which comes with additional stress, worry and excitement to be done with deadlines for another semester. In a similar fashion to first year we haven’t had many big assessments in the first 10 weeks of term. Only one presentation worth 10% of the module. Types of Assessments To add … Continue reading Reflection on Group Work Assessments
If you’re looking for the chance to win a £20 book token and a book bundle worth £50 by SAGE publications please fill in the short survey below! https://sussex.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/preparing-for-the-second-year The survey is looking at pre-arrival reading for second year undergraduate students for 2017-2018. We have written about our own pre-arrival reading experiences and want to know … Continue reading Survey: Fancy winning a £20 book token and book bundle worth £50
“OK go on my count… Ready? 3… GO” This. This here, is how second year starts. You’ve heard all the stories about how much harder second year is than first year, and just to clarify, they’re all true. I think we must all accept the unquestionable fact that the second year is significantly harder than … Continue reading Second Year Shock
Everyone says that with every year of university the workload increases and the content gets harder. It isn’t until you actually experience it you realise that they were definitely right. Whilst on the surface a lot of things look as though they will be the same as first year, there are definitely a lot of … Continue reading Uni | Starting Second Year