Archive for September, 2017

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You should always write your dissertation introduction last: here’s why

Yep, we did it. We mentioned the dreaded word. The dissertation needs to be done and you don’t have a clue where to start. We have a piece of advice for you, don’t start it at the start. Confusing, right? Have you ever heard the essay writing tip that the introduction should be written last? It is exactly the same for a dissertation. This article runs through a few reasons as to why your dissertation should finish rather than start with your introduction. 1. You don’t know what you are doi ... Yep, we did it. We mentioned the dreaded word. The dissertation needs to be done and you don’t have a...
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3 things you unexpectedly learn on a Master’s degree

It is well understood that when you join a Master’s course you are going to learn some things you never knew before. However, there is more to this than meets the eye, and not all of your learning will be academic, below is a list of 3 things you will unexpectedly learn whilst doing a Master’s degree. 1. How to work well, anywhere Honestly, one of the greatest attributes of the MA student is that they learn to adapt to work in all environments. The busy schedule of an MA student means that w ... It is well understood that when you join a Master’s course you are going to learn some things you never...
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From Summer to Study – How to refocus after the holidays

Summer is over, it’s sad but true. Now you have to go back to University and get your brain off the beach and back into the library. This might sound easy enough but after a long summer it often takes a bit of time to get into the university rhythm again. We’ve put together a list of ways which might help you to reduce the time it takes to get your head back in the game. 1. Audiobooks Sometimes listening to people talk about your area of study is an easier way of slipping back into the right ... Summer is over, it’s sad but true. Now you have to go back to University and get your brain off...
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Doing your first university assignment: 5 things to remember

Between moving away from home, meeting your new best friends and getting far too drunk at Freshers’, it can be easy to forget that you’re at university for three years of hard studying. Your first university assignment can be daunting, so take a look at our 5 tips to get you started: 1. Learn how to reference Referencing will be completely new to almost all students, but it is an essential part of most courses. The majority of tutors will introduce referencing early, as the longer you leave ... Between moving away from home, meeting your new best friends and getting far too drunk at Freshers’, it can be...