• Welcome to Fastrack 2023 from Library and Learning Services!

    Hello and a massive welcome to all our new Fastrack students, we look forward to meeting you and getting to know you all. We are Library and Learning Services and we are here to provide support with all aspects of your academic study.

  • Soundtrack Your Studies with your Student Advisors: How to Create the Ultimate Revision Playlist

    Creating music playlists can be a fun task, collating all your favourite songs into one place where it is easily accessible. Having multiple playlists is perfect way to tailor your music depending on your mood or environment. In the lead up to exams or coursework, I always create a new playlist full of songs that […]

  • Student Advisor recommended study breaks for every situation.

    As students, it’s easy to get caught up in the never-ending cycle of studying, finishing assignments, and preparing for exams. However, it’s essential to remember that taking breaks is just as important as the studying itself. In fact, research has shown that taking regular breaks can actually improve our overall productivity and retention of information. […]

  • Student Advisor Time Management Mastery: How to Organise Your Schedule for Exam Success

    The run-up to exams can be a stressful time and your usual organisation strategies can easily slip. But don’t worry, as I have a few suggestions to combat that stress, make your exam preparation easier and get you back on track.

  • Revision Tips From Your Student Advisors

    We hope you have enjoyed all our Ready, Set, Revise activities so far. Preparing for exams and assessments can be stressful and one of the most important parts of exam preparation is revision. Revision is the process of reviewing and re-learning information that you have already covered during your studies. But don’t worry because your […]

  • Library and Learning Services Are Recruiting!

    In Library and Learning Services we really value our student employees and we’re dedicated to supporting your personal and professional growth. In addition to gaining valuable experience, developing new skills and knowledge, and boosting your employability, student employees also have the opportunity to: We are currently recruiting to two roles, and we’d love you to […]

  • Take your #NextSteps to Academic Success 2023

    Do you struggle with referencing? Are you not sure of the difference between proofreading and editing? Or would you like to find a happy and healthy study-life balance?   If you answered yes to any of these questions then our fantastic #NextSteps for Academic Success drop in and webinars could be right up your street!  

  • UniSkills Spring Workshops 2023

    Now the Winter break is over and January assessments are coming to a close, it’s time to look towards Spring. And I think we can all agree, it can’t come soon enough! Exams and assessments will be coming up again in April/May so now is the perfect time to start planning ahead. With that in […]

  • New Students in January: Welcome to Library and Learning Services

    Hello and a warm welcome to all the new students starting courses this January. We look forward to meeting you and getting to know you all! We are the Student Engagement Team (you might also hear us called the UniSkills Team) and we are here to support you on your academic journey. Here, we share everything you […]

  • Student Advisor Reflections: How I’m Preparing for the New Term

    The winter break is a time of celebration, relaxation and catching up with friends and family. Therefore it can be really difficult to get back in to study mode once the new term starts particularly when it’s cold and dark outside. For most students, January is a busy time with exams and assessments and it […]