• Ace Your Assignments: Undergraduate Essay Writing

    Hello! I am back with another installment of my ‘Ace Your Assignments’ mini-series. Previously I have shared my top tips for presentations and handling assignment feedback, so today I will be revealing my advice for undergraduate essay writing. When I was waiting to start university, and during my first ever essay, I was really worried […]

  • Ace Your Assignments: How to Handle Feedback

    Following on from my previous post, Ace Your Assignments: Tips for Presentations, I’m back with another installment! This time I will be giving my top tips on handling feedback, something I was really nervous about as a prospective student. This can be applied to assignments when you get to university but elements will also apply […]

  • Best Student Discounts

    As a student, you get access to loads of student discount. One of the best things to do is to have a look at what kinds of discount you can get before coming to University. There might be things on offer in home, tech, stationary etc, that will help you throughout your Uni journey. Here’s […]

  • Foundation Years: Taking the Road Less Traveled

    Many courses may have foundation years to allow disadvantaged students’ to get onto the course. They have lower entry criteria and allow people who didn’t have as many opportunities as other students may have to get onto their course. Grades Don’t Reflect Ability This cannot be said enough. If you aren’t able to get the […]

  • Move in Day Hacks

    The move in day for Edge Hill is fast approaching and there is so much to think about. If you’re starting your first year at Edge Hill, there’s a few tips you should know before moving in. Staggered Times This is something that Edge Hill will organise. It’s most likely that they will keep the […]

  • Laundry at EHU: Some Lifesaving Tips!

    My blog this week is for those readers who live on campus or are going to be living on campus at the start of the next academic year. Prepare yourselves for a dive into the laundry system at EHU, from how it works to a few tips I’ve picked up along the way. My laundry […]

  • Note-Taking: Should You Ditch Paper for a PC?

    I am faster at typing than writing, so school lessons were always a pain when I didn’t have access to a laptop. In lessons, I always asked my classmates, “what was the last sentence on that slide?”. I would then go home and waste time typing up my notes thinking it was ‘revision’; truthfully I […]

  • What is Uni Going to Look Like in 2020?

    What is University going to look like this academic year? The honest answer is no one really knows just yet. Whether you’re a new or current student at Edge Hill, I think it’s safe to say that student life is going to be a little bit different. At the moment, we’ve been given a brief […]

  • Advice I would give my first year self

    Hey everyone, I thought I would share some advice that I would have given my past first-year self! Hope you enjoy and that some find this helpful. Library Restrictions When I was completing my A-levels, all I knew for about 7 months was studying, writing notes, reading and learning notes over and over again. I […]

  • How Did I Manage My Money at Uni?

    In March I did a similar post, however that was about tips on how to save money, not how to manage it. This blog will focus on how to make the most of every penny. I used a spreadsheet… for four weeks… I’m not opening strong here. I spent a lot of time colour-coding a […]