Guest Post: What it’s like to be a final year undergraduate

As we are nearing the end of the academic year, what better time to interview a final year undergraduate to find out how they have tackled their studies, extracurriculars and social life throughout the last three years. Meet Tara; president of the business society, student mentor, and final year business and management student. What resources … Continue reading Guest Post: What it’s like to be a final year undergraduate

My thoughts on preparing for second year – the survey

  Last week we put out a survey to find out more about how fellow students prepared for second year studies, which got me thinking about my own preparation. Studying psychology often feels like being in an avalanche of recommended reading. For every class (whether that’s a lecture, workshop, etc.), we have one or two corresponding bits … Continue reading My thoughts on preparing for second year – the survey

3 Tips for Relaxed Assessments

  Despite my best intentions, my first-year assessments invariably reverted to last-minute rushes. It was only recently, with the help of these tips, that I realised they could be relaxed, engaging and almost (it still feels odd saying it) enjoyable. Schedule your study periods. It goes without saying that starting earlier will make everything more … Continue reading 3 Tips for Relaxed Assessments

Personalised Learning

Knowing your individual learning style is really important, as we all process information differently; your learning style is often consistent throughout your life, and once you know how you learn best you can adapt your revision techniques accordingly. For example, though I often forget to fully utilise my learning style in a way that most … Continue reading Personalised Learning