March 31, 2014, by Liam Ross

Best of the blogs 24-30 March

Homesickness! How will you handle it?


A new blog, International Student Life, aims to help describe Nottingham student life for an International student, by an International student. Anthony Olatunji Akerele describes the feelings of homesickness he experienced when arriving in Nottingham – something which literature and information he read before coming to study here had not mentioned. Preparing for it, making lots of new friends and talking with your family back home can all help, but to be sure to read all of Anthony’s simple tips on how to combat these feelings in his blog post.

Careers and Employability Service – Online Q&A round-up

The Careers and Employability service attempt to make getting careers advice easy for everyone – with a series of online Facebook and Twitter Q&A sessions. You can read a round-up of the questions they received on the blog. The final Q&A session is planned for Thursday 3 April, so be sure to tweet using the hashtag #AskUoNCareers or post your question on the Facebook wall.

All MOOC-ed Out!


As our first two MOOCs come to a close, Sarah Speight, convenor for the Sustainability, Society and You MOOC, reflects on the process and discusses the highlights of the course. Miss it this time round? Why not join the next cycle, starting on 16 June. 

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