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More Books – Your Books!

The Library recently packed its shelves with your personal requests for the “More Books – Your Books!” scheme. Which departments placed the most requests? Which books were most popular? Read to find out… by Chris Bradford For the last few years the library has been quietly running patron driven e-book selection schemes, whereby large collections […]

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How to kick-start your dissertation

If you haven’t yet started your dissertation, or are struggling to feet your feet, don’t panic. If you’re an undergraduate perhaps you’re battling with how to actually start writing – if you’re a postgraduate maybe you’re just struggling to get the ball rolling. You’re probably thinking “where do I start?” … by Amy Preston I’m […]

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Balancing Sport and Study

Once again, Warwick defeated Coventry in the annual Varsity games. For many, sport is the highlight of university, but balancing a sport with a degree has never been the easiest. Here’s some advice for how to best succeed in both your studies and your sporting commitments… by Kumail Jaffer Across the pond in the U.S., being […]

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How to Improve Your Focus When Studying

As motivated as we might be to study, get good grades, and earn important qualifications, it can be hard work to stay focused. Difficult concepts can be frustrating, requiring us to take time to relax and destress, while topics that are easy can cause us to seek stimulation from elsewhere. Mental burnout is a common […]

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Ways of Managing Finances at Your 40’s

Most of the guides on financial management are usually directed to young people who are just starting their careers or those who are retired or about to retire. Those in the middle, especially people in their 40’s are not given much attention. Consequently, here are some guidelines on how to manage your finances when you […]

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How to see what someone likes on Instagram

An Instagram feature named “Activity” was very beneficial for the people who were looking to know what others liked on their Instagram profiles. Well, this feature was removed in 2910, and since then, many people have been looking for different ways to see what someone likes on Instagram. Image 1. Snoopreport Instagram activity tracker The […]

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Spring clean your study habits

Spring cleaning shouldn’t only mean daring to look on the top shelf of your cupboard or revamping your wardrobe – your study habits could also use a refresh at this time of year. Read on for a few key pointers to keep your year on track…By Rachael Davies Despite winter trying to cling on for […]

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Top Library Tips from your Library Student Associates

As librarians, we spend a lot of time (particularly in week 1!) telling you things we feel you need to know about the Library. So here instead we have asked this year’s lovely Library Associates what they think you should know. Here are their Top 5 Tips, with some very valuable advice… by Kate Courage Tip […]

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Students – You’re Learning More Than You Think!

Source: Pixabay Making friends, passing exams, and the college or university place that lets you pursue your dreams: this is what being a student is all about. However, whilst you’ve got your mind focused solely on studying hard in your chosen subject area, you’re also simultaneously learning some invaluable lessons that will take you far beyond the classroom […]

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