This section will look at different forms of assessment. It will give you some practical ideas on how to prepare for them, and how to get the most out of them.Full article
This section looks at how to manage exams. This includes information about what to expect, how to prepare for an exam and practical tips to help you perform well.Full article
Lectures at university can be quite different from lessons at school, particularly when you are taught in a big group. This activity will help you to make the most out of lectures.Full article
Tutorials provide an opportunity to explore topics by discussion, and to identify and resolve any questions that may arise after lectures. This section will look at how to prepare for a tutorial, and what to expect from one.Full article
Working in a group with other students is part and parcel of university study. Quite a few people worry about it, and some have real problems with it. This activity looks at the main issues people have with group work and gives you some practical tips for your own study.Full article
On technical courses such as Computer Science, you will spend a lot of tutorial time in a computer lab. Whilst you’ll often focus on what you’re coding or designing, you may also take part in discussions and group tasks, like in a traditional tutorial. Read this article to learn more about the nature of computer lab sessions.Full article
It is never too early to start thinking about what you are going to do after you graduate!Full article
Due to COVID-19, many lectures and tutorials that would have taken place on campus will now take place online. Everyone (staff and students alike!) is adjusting to this new way of learning. This post looks at some of the challenges that online learning may pose as well as some of the positives. There are also helpful tips on how to make the most of online learning from fellow students.