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The National Student Survey 2017

What is the survey? “The survey is made up of 27 questions covering things such as the teaching on your course, assessment and feedback, academic support, learning resources, the Students’ Union and your overall satisfaction.“ –   Aimed at undergraduate students in final year –   Takes around 10 minutes –   Multiple choice questions –   Opinion box at …

5 Apps To Get You Through Exam Season

It’s that time of the year again when exam season starts rolling in and everyone tries their hardest to cram in a terms worth of knowledge. At times like this, your smart phone can become a hindrance, the perfect way to procrastinate. Through my time procrastinating on the app store I have compiled a list of …

How to procrastinate

Being in my second year of university, I like to think of the art of procrastination as a key skill of mine. My Mastermind specialist subject if you will. The secret, of course, is making it guilt-free. Some search for years to find this sense of enlightenment, but unfortunately not everyone makes it past the …

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*Nasal voice* Hello this is a customer announcement. We regret to inform you that your weekly viewing of Sarah’s student life blog has been interrupted by the exam period. In stead please enjoy some random musings below and this dated but still awesome video of some gansta boys:     A limerick for our times …

The C Word

No I don’t mean cancer, I mean the C-Word that university students dread hearing: COURSEWORK As you may have realized I missed a blogging slot last week. Sorry about that, this was due to said coursework. I had to do a workbook on Gastro-Intestinal and Liver Diseases with 11 questions, with each answer being about …

Your-Revision Song Contest

Well I am in the thick of exams at the moment – 1 down 3 to go! It was also the Eurovision song contest last weekend (so bad it’s good) which I LOVE and that was a lovely revision break. For me, the winners were Greece with this beauty ‘alcohol is free’: But I’m glad …

MayFest!

Now I know you’re probably only reading this because you’ve exhausted all other forms of procrastination and you’re desperately trying to think of things you ‘need’ to do/check/read that are unrelated to whatever topic you are currently supposed to be revising (or you’re one of those very lucky people with no exams and you just …

Are YOU an Internet Addict?!

Hi, my name is Kiran Benawra and I am an Internet addict. At the moment I have 16 tabs open and no idea how it happened (are you now counting how many tabs you have open?!) If you can’t cope a week, a day, an hour without being connected to the World Wide Web then …

Did you watch …?

Television: is it welcome downtime or a procrastination pest? One of student’s favourite past times is the amount of TV we consume, when we should be doing anything except vegetating in front of our digital boxes. But its cold, snow is forecast again this week (I know, I thought we were in the clear too), …

Want to Watch a Film?

It’s still exam season. It’s still essay writing, presentation planning time. So when someone asks that procrastination fuelled question: ‘Hey, do you want to watch a film?’ the answer should always be ‘NO!’ The extended answer should always be ‘No thanks, I have to do some work.’ So when someone asks you this question 5 …