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?
Emily’s top revision/study tips
Emily shares some of her useful revision tips that can be applied to any type of assessment.
Three things to focus for the month of deadlines
May is upon us and to most of us this will be a time filled with deadlines and dissertations, exams and preparations. If you are anything like me, I have to battle the stress that comes with it all. Personally, I am seeing three deadlines and four exams and even the thought of it has… Read more » about Three things to focus for the month of deadlines
De-stress with ReslifeBU
Throughout the year BU has loads of events and activities to help students de-stress. Back in January I was invited to document some of the activities that went on around exam time. If you like dogs, you’re in for a treat!
My journey into Higher Education
Sometimes your plans for when you finish school or college don’t quite work out. You might change your mind, discover a different option, not quite achieve the grades you need, the list goes on. Maybe you were thinking about an apprenticeship? Maybe you want to go travelling? Watch my vlog to hear my story and… Read more » about My journey into Higher Education
Isla’s a recent BU graduate and is currently working as Marketing and Events Assistant at BU. In this blog, she reveals the ups and downs of getting to uni… Rewind to September 2014 and there’s me, sat up in bed, the night before heading off to BU to study BA (Hons) Events Management, absolutely freaking… Read more » about Overcoming challenges
Preparing for A-Level results day
The 16th of August is keyed into many of your calendars and, with the day looming, now is the perfect time to start preparing for the big results day. Track – UCAS Four years later, I still have my UCAS account and log in details in my Notes on my phone- somewhere I knew I… Read more » about Preparing for A-Level results day
Top places to escape exam stress
Spring has arrived, which means the pressure is on to start revising for your summer exams – but how can you do this in a way that isn’t stressful or mentally damaging? Well, I have devised a little Bournemouth-based getaway for you, showing you the best places you can go to escape the seemingly never-ending… Read more » about Top places to escape exam stress
Studying for exams can be daunting. This blog aims to help make life that little bit easier for those balancing coursework and exams… Prioritisation – something I always do before every assignment. Which exams are worth more? Perhaps more time should be spent on the exam worth 70% compared to another unit’s 30% exam. Or… Read more » about Stress-free studying
Six study tips
That dreaded time of year is nearly upon us again…exam season. For a lot of people, exams can cause stress, nerves and a lot of anxiety, but it doesn’t need to be that way. By properly preparing for your exams you can have more confidence in yourself and eliminate those feelings of stress. Here are… Read more » about Six study tips
We all know that when exam season comes around it is hard to focus and sometimes when we are stressed we just eat everything and anything that we can get our hands on! Sometimes this even leads us to feel worse because we’ve eaten things that aren’t healthy… Today I’m going to give you guys… Read more » about Healthy eating
Key tips for returning back to university from winter break
Find out more about how you can arrive back to university after the winter break with your mind as prepared and organised as possible. Do find a Vlog embedded below this text. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave them as a comment!