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Disappointing Grades Aren’t Bad News!!

This blog was written by second year English student, Megan Bowie. With the arrival of results day, receiving a result that wasn’t as high as you were expecting can be disappointing, especially when you have put in all of your efforts. It is easy to feel disheartened and this is totally normal yet it doesn’t …

Three Nottingham Libraries that Offer More than Books

This blog was written by second year English with Creative Writing student, Bethany Mitchell.  I adore books as much as the next English student, so libraries are often my favourite places to be. Many of Nottingham’s fantastic libraries offer much more than just books, though! They are host to events and workshops, historical tours, and …

A Final Year Student’s Advice for Exam Season

This blog was written by final year English student, Hannah Smart. With exam season drawing to a close, we are all promising ourselves that next semester, it will be different. We will not make the same mistakes; we will start revising earlier, work longer hours, choose our coursework questions as soon as they are released, …

Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell Notts

This blog post was written by final year English student, Hannah Smart.  Here in Nottingham, temperatures have dropped and evenings stood shivering in club queues are making us feel wintery in all the wrong ways. To make sure this really is the most wonderful time of the year, below are just five of the festive …

Alternative Study Resources – For The Traveller, The Procrastinator and The Curious

This blog post was written by second year English student, Emily Hall. Throughout my school life, I put an awful lot of pressure on myself when it came to revision and studying. Since coming to University, I have not only learnt about a broad range of Literature, linguistics and drama, but how to enjoy studying …

Tips and Tricks to Help You Stay Motivated During Exam Time

This blog post was written by second year English student, Jaya Prabhakar. Whether you have exams, coursework deadlines or both coming up, it’s safe to say that the exam period can be a stressful time and, like many of you reading this I’m sure, in the past I have struggled with the task of staying …