As a geographer, considering ways to be more sustainable and environmentally friendly is always a factor in everyday life. With last week being Go Green week, we have been thinking of ways in which our approaches to study can be made greener. To me, being a green student fundamentally means not being wasteful. The three … Continue reading Go Green Week
As I’m sure you all know, this week has been ‘Go Green Week’, in aid of raising awareness of issues related to environment and climate change. Today’s post is on being a ‘green student’ and what I do to be environmentally-friendly. To be honest, I rarely think about how my studying-related activities impact the environment. … Continue reading Being a ‘Green Student’
Just like I said it would, this first term has whizzed by. It's mid December and you can already smell the Assessment stress in the library air, aaaaaaah (one day this'll be nostalgic, apparently). I'm going to use this post to take a look back on the past few months of being a third year … Continue reading First term reflection
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
Hi, Ollie here. Today I’ll be looking back at my first term of my third year. In my first post of the term I mentioned that this final year differs from the previous years in that it counts for 60% of my degree mark and I’m doing an independently run research project (dissertation). As suspected, … Continue reading Looking back over my first term of third year
New vlog alert! Click below to listen to Andre's top tips for presenting. Perfect for any student having to present as part of their assessment this term. 🙂 Enjoy - and don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for future videos!
The University of Sussex Library has subject guides for every subject, which are collections of databases containing a variety of material, including journal articles specific to the subject. Today I’ll be reviewing the psychology subject guide. I was introduced to the psychology subject guide in a psychology statistics lesson – we were shown how to access … Continue reading The Library’s Psychology Subject Guide
Ollie's over on our YouTube channel to let you in on a top tip for time management - the Pomodoro Technique... happy watching, and don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for future videos!
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
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