I’m Q Amos, a first year student studying BA (Hons) Media Production. Here are my top study tips, especially useful for exams and assessments coming up. Enjoy 🙂
Revision techniques: What style of ‘Learner’ are you?
When preparing revision and study techniques, it’s always best to consider what type of learner you are. Arden University created this useful quiz that helped me recognise what type of learner I am, with tips on what works best for when I need to remember information. You can find it here: What type of learner… Read more » about Revision techniques: What style of ‘Learner’ are you?
How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work
Before starting my master’s programme at BU, I used to work in the industry for three years. At the beginning of my journey at BU, I used to worry that the academic gap and difference in teaching methods would make my study in the UK more challenging. Little did I know that with the great… Read more » about How the support of my Faculty Learning Development team has helped me to best perform in my academic work
From a final year, to a first year
I am so jealous of everyone going into first year, you are in for the best experience of your life! I wish I could start it all over again. If I did start all over again, these are some of the things I wish I knew from the beginning. 1. Living experience It is important… Read more » about From a final year, to a first year
Group projects – Yay or Nay
Group projects can be daunting and not always associated with fair work. However, they shouldn’t be, as working in a team is valued greatly by employers and they provide an opportunity to broaden your views. At BU all lecturers are aware of the fact that not all students have the skillset to work in a… Read more » about Group projects – Yay or Nay
PG level assignment fun
We all enjoy the assessments at university but some more than others. Essays, reports, literature reviews and all kinds of group projects at the postgrad level can be challenging whether you just finished your undergrad or are returning to study after several years. So let me tell you what to expect from PG level assignments… Read more » about PG level assignment fun
Tips to keep motivated!
From my experience, this kind of article usually tells you to get prepared, work hard, manage your time well and enjoy. So let’s get that out of the way from the beginning so we can get to the real stuff. That advice is usually very helpful at the beginning of term but I’ll let you… Read more » about Tips to keep motivated!