For our students busy preparing for their Summer Assessments, this is your reminder that the UniSkills team is still here to support you. Whether you’d like to discuss your revision worries with one of our Academic Skills Advisors in a one-to-one appointment, or discover our range of online resources on referencing, proofreading, being critical and more, we’ve got you covered!(more…)
World Friendship Day is Sunday 30th July 2023. To celebrate we asked PhD student Grace Marks to tell us about her research into friendship. You can also view our curated list of books to celebrate online or in the Libby app.
Who am I?
My name is Grace Marks, and I am currently researching friendship in the Nineteenth Century for my PhD at Edge Hill University. As part of my project, I am working in the university archive, exploring the collection to trace the real friendships of the earliest cohorts of students.
By tracing these students, we get a better idea of college life in the late 1800s. But we can also bring back the voices of real women, real friends, from the forgotten depths. One crucial way of hearing the voices of the past students and their friendships is by exploring the Friendship Books, ten exciting and completely unique albums filled with writings, drawings, and inside jokes.(more…)
Welcome to another UniSkills Focus On… blog post. This month’s post is the last one of the academic year and we will be looking at Oxford Academic.(more…)