Running from the 20th – 24th January, Personal Development Week is a great opportunity for you to develop new skills that could be key to your academic success and prepare you for your future career. We have a range of events, activities and workshops planned both at Augustine House or available online. Let’s take a look at what’s happening:
Skills For Study offers a range of modules to help develop all the skills you need to make your time at University a success. Modules include:
CCCU has a selection of free apps and software that can save you time, make your work easier, and increase your productivity. One of our Library Champions, 2nd year BA Primary Education student Jake Forecast, has written this blog about his preferred productivity tool, OneNote.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Harvard, assessment time is here. Read our seasonal guide to referencing, you’ll be surprised at what exactly you can cite in your Christmas bibliography.
Cold winter nights are beginning to draw in and January examinations don’t seem too far away. There maybe a lot of work ahead, but to ensure you get the best from yourself, keep motivated and don’t burn out, you need to take regular breaks!
But how do you get the most from them?
Here’s our top tips for staying ahead of the game and ensuring you make the most of this valuable “me” time:-
Naughty Elephant Squeezes Water!
Never Eat Shredded Wheat!
Do these phrases seem familiar?
If they do, you may have learned them at school to help you to recall the order of North, East, South, and West . . .