Staying motivated to study is a really important aspect of university life. I’ve found university to be less guided and much more independent than sixth form or college. Here are a few of my top tips to keep you motivated! Set realistic goals The first thing I do when working on an assignment is to … Continue reading Staying motivated while studying
Moving into the digital media field of studying was new for me as a former business student. But I’m so happy that I did it! In case you’re not sure about the BSc Interactive Media course, I’m here to tell you 3 things to look forward to about it at York. Course structure Compared to … Continue reading Things to look forward to about Interactive Media at York
The move from school, sixth form or college to university is one that brings so many changes, and a lot of the time they can be quite scary. From living by yourself to making friends, it can all feel a bit daunting. One of the things I was most concerned about was how studying was … Continue reading Transitioning from school or college to university study
Hello! I’m Benjamin, a 3rd year Law student from Vanbrugh College. Studying is an important aspect of university and it is quite different to studying at school, college or sixth form! In this blog, I will talk you through my methods of study, what it is like studying Law, how to prepare for seminars, and … Continue reading Studying at uni – what’s it like?
Day 1097 in Lockdown. You’re laid on your bed looking upwards at your ceiling wondering how it came to this. You’re weeks behind on your deadlines but it’s not even due to procrastination this time. This time it’s down to *gulp* a ‘lack of motivation’. But how do you stay motivated during a global pandemic … Continue reading How to stay motivated during Lockdown
Who would have thought our last term would’ve ended like this? It seems like a sci-fi film to me at times. But I hope you’re all keeping safe and trying to maintain some normality in your day-to-day lives. As a third year, I’ve been trying to do assignments and my dissertation to the best of … Continue reading My top tips for studying at home
After two and a half years living independently in different cities and countries from my family, I now find myself having to adjust to studying at home. These are my top five tips for tricking your brain into being just as productive – or more so – at home as you would be at uni. … Continue reading Five tips for studying at home
Hi, I’m Megan, a Masters student diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and Specific Learning Difficulties. Studying with a specific learning difficulty can be daunting, so I wanted to share my experiences of this. I’ll also give you some tips for making the most of university life, whether you’re a postgrad or an undergrad. First things first; … Continue reading Studying with a Specific Learning Difficulty: what you need to know
One of the things most students wonder about before coming to university is what makes uni different to A levels. You might believe that university is a huge step-up from A levels: but you shouldn’t see it as an insurmountable challenge. University is simply an opportunity to learn in a different way and to practice … Continue reading What makes uni different to A levels?
As a third-year mathematics student studying an Integrated Master’s degree, I am in my second to last year now. And I can tell you that, for me, university feels worlds away from school or college. When I came to university, the first major difference I found was that I suddenly had the freedom to try … Continue reading Is University Really Any Different To School?