• UniSkills Focus On: Literary Reference Plus 

    Welcome to the latest instalment of the UniSkills Focus on blog. In this edition we will be looking at a database called Literary Reference Plus. 

  • Dialling Down The Volume: Managing Your Blackboard Notifications

    Did you know that you can choose which Blackboard notifications are delivered to your inbox? You can also choose whether to be emailed right away, or just once a day. Find out more about managing your Blackboard notifications here.

  • UniSkills Focus On: MLA International Bibliography with Full-Text

    Welcome to our latest Focus On blog post and today we are looking at MLA International Bibliography with Full-Text.

  • Discover your new Student Support Services Portal

    Your Student Support Services teams based in Catalyst are moving to a new online portal for bookings and resources. This will provide you with an improved experience when engaging with our support. Here we will tell you a bit more about this change, as well as keeping you in the loop with the latest updates…

  • UniSkills Focus On: MedicinesComplete

    Welcome to another instalment of the UniSkills Focus On blog, where we will be taking a look at a resource that we have recently started subscribing to, MedicinesComplete. 

  • Student Advisor ‘A Day in the Life’: Part 4

    Hi, I am Emma, one of your Student Advisors and I am studying on the MSc Physician’s Associate course. I like to try and stick to a routine and a schedule to give me some structure to my day and make things less daunting.  I make my own revision timetable so that I focus on…

  • Student Advisor ‘A Day in the Life’: Part 3

    Ivy Harris: Year 2 BSc. Biology Exam season is a time of focus and long hours in the library. It’s essential to remember that maintaining a healthy personal life is just as important as acing exams. In this blog post, we’ll explore strategies for mastering the balance between academic success and personal wellbeing during the…

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Assignment Feedback

    Many students (and tutors!) have a love/hate relationship with feedback. Whatever your thoughts and feelings about feedback are, remember that using it proactively can be a really valuable tool to help you build your skills and confidence. Focusing on gathering and evaluating past feedback before the next assessment period is a useful way to help…

  • Student Advisor ‘A Day in the Life’: Part 2

    Hi, my name is Marrium and I am currently in my second year of my MBChB (Medicine) programme. Having been at university for a few years, I have gotten into a routine that I find supports me in achieving my academic goals as well as ensuring I am able to get the best out of…

  • Student Advisor ‘A Day in the Life’: Part 1

    Welcome to part one of our Student Advisor ‘A Day in the Life’ blog series. Exam season can be stressful with coffee fuelled mornings and last minute study sessions. But never fear, your Student Advisors are here to share their wisdom and guidance to help you conquer your assessments. So, settle in as Amelia and…