• Spotlight on… the Educational Resource Collection

    Welcome to the fourth of our ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series! As part of #LoveYourLibrary month, our Student Advisors will be bringing light to some of Catalyst’s lesser-known fantastic features. In today’s post, Jade explores Catalyst’s selection of educational resources. Did you know we house more than just books and journals? Edge Hill College opened in Liverpool in 1885 […]

  • ‘Love Your Library’ round-up and Twitter Competition

    Catalyst is a particularly pleasant place at the moment – cheery help desk staff, students smiling at one another, it’s as though the whole building is enveloped in a bubble of loveliness! We can’t quite put our finger on it, but we think it might be something to do with national #LoveYourLibrary month. If you […]

  • Spotlight on… Quick queries!

    Welcome to the third of our ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series! As part of #LoveYourLibrary month, our Student Advisors will be bringing light to some of Catalyst’s lesser-known fantastic features. Catalyst is a large building and when in need, trying to track down the exact person you need can be timely. While the help desk is a great place to go with any query […]

  • Spotlight on… Language Resources

    Welcome to the second of our ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series! As part of #LoveYourLibrary month, our Student Advisors will be bringing light to some of Catalyst’s lesser-known fantastic features. Learning a language has an exciting array of benefits. So why not enhance your memory, improve your first language, benefit your academic performance and even widen your career choices with […]

  • Spotlight on… Catalyst Curiosities

    Welcome to the first of our ‘Spotlight on…’ blog series! As part of #LoveYourLibrary month, we will be bringing light to some of Catalyst’s lesser-known fantastic features. Catalyst is brilliant for so many reasons. From finding academic resources and facilitating group work, to simply being an inspiring and positive study space, there is an abundance of services […]

  • Perfect your presentations with UniSpeaks

    How do you feel when you look at your module overview and see that one of the assessed elements is a presentation? Fearful? Anxious? Nervous? You are not alone! Almost every course at university includes an assessed presentation at some point … and almost every student has felt anxious or nervous about presenting in front […]

  • ‘New year, New Uniskills’ Twitter Competition

    Research shows that if we commit to doing something, we are far more likely to succeed if we publicly declare our intentions. So, motivate yourself this semester by sharing a pledge with a friend. You could pledge to: Not leave your assignments to the last minute Eat well and get enough sleep Prioritise study over […]

  • New Year, New Uniskills!

    With what feels like never-ending dark mornings and a long stretch ahead to Easter, we understand that bouncing back after the festive break is easier said than done. While we hope you found space to relax and recharge for all-important semester 2, we know for some of you the reality would have been more mark […]