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 to stay organised as a student
It can be tough to get motivated again after the Christmas break, but to kick off 2022 I’d like to share some of my study tips on staying organised with upcoming deadlines. First of all, I really like the app ‘My Duty’. I’ve been using it since before I went to university and it works… Read more » about How to stay organised as a student
Study Tips Whilst at Uni
Uni is very different from school or college! You will most likely be expected to be a little more independent and are required to spend a good amount of time independently completing wider reading for your course. I definitely struggled with this when I arrived at uni, as although there is available support from lecturers… Read more » about Study Tips Whilst at Uni
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!
Studying over summer
So, university’s over. Well for now at least – it’s summer time. Time to relax and let go of some steam right? Well yes, partly. This is the time for you to go on holidays, bathe in the sun and spend time with your family before you start another hectic year at university. But, between all that it’s… Read more » about Studying over summer
Places for group study on campus
These are a few of the places on campus (and a bonus place) that I find make group projects a little easier 🙂
Spaces that help you learn: Talbot Campus
Studying is hard sometimes, especially if you try to study in your room whilst sitting in bed. We all know the scenario far too well: fuzzy clothes, laptop, books, a cup of tea and you are all set for studying. Why is it that after just 10 minutes you find yourself doing everything else but… Read more » about Spaces that help you learn: Talbot Campus
A guide to academic referencing
Here I talk about how I go about writing academic essays and how I reference my work! I also give you a few top tips on how to tackle your essays!
Home vs Library – The studying debate
Where is the best place to study? It’s an argument that goes all the way back to the time when universities first opened their doors. Essentially people are split in two parts, those who believe that you should study in the comfort of your room and those who think studying at the library is the… Read more » about Home vs Library – The studying debate
Balance your work at Christmas
The work load becomes rather large as we build up to Christmas and it can be difficult to stay up to date whilst still being festive. Here are my tips on balancing your work at Christmas.
Top tips for exam prep: how not to lose focus over the Christmas period
Staying focused over the Christmas period can be tough, especially when you’ve done a whole semester at university, have probably just handed in multiple assignments and just really want to let your hair down, chill out and relax. Well, the good news is you can do both. With thanks to the few handy tips that… Read more » about Top tips for exam prep: how not to lose focus over the Christmas period