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Taking notes digitally

Hello! This is the last part of my three-part series on OneNote. You can read part 1 here: Getting started with OneNote – Student life (nottingham.ac.uk) You can read part 2 here: Switching your notes to digital – Student life (nottingham.ac.uk)   In this part, I’ll talk about switching to digital note-taking after you’ve fully …

Disability Recognition Month Alumni Blog Series: Thomas Lamb

Over the course of this month we’ve shared a series of blogs from alumni reflecting on this year’s theme of ‘Disability: Finding our way’. The alumni have been kind enough to share their experiences of living with a disability whilst studying at Nottingham, how they found transitioning to and from university life and their career …

Disability Recognition Month Alumni Blog Series: Molly O’Brien

This month, we’re delighted to share a series of blogs from alumni reflecting on this year’s theme of ‘Disability: Finding our way’. Our alumni have been kind enough to share their experiences of living with a disability whilst studying at Nottingham, how they found transitioning to and from university life and their career journeys to-date, …

Disability Recognition Month alumni blog series: Aymun Khan

This month, we’re delighted to share a series of blogs from alumni reflecting on this year’s theme of ‘Disability: Finding our way’. Our alumni have been kind enough to share their experiences of living with a disability whilst studying at Nottingham, how they found transitioning to and from university life and their career journeys to-date, …

Disability Recognition Month Alumni Blog Series: Agata Cienciala

This month, we’re delighted to share a series of blogs from alumni reflecting on this year’s theme of ‘Disability: Finding our way’. Our alumni have been kind enough to share their experiences of living with a disability whilst studying at Nottingham, how they found transitioning to and from university life and their career journeys to-date, …

Switching your notes to digital

This post is the second part of my 3-part blog series on OneNote! You can find part 1 here. In the last post, I talked about establishing your organisation system in OneNote. This post is all about how you can transfer your existing notes into your new OneNote notebook. Your existing notes If you’re looking …

Getting started with OneNote

If you haven’t had a chance to check out my last blog post on digital note-keeping you can find it here: Digital Note-Keeping. As promised, today I’m writing about getting started with OneNote!  Disclaimer: I know that OneNote has a different layout and different features depending on your device and the version you access. The …

My First Hackathon

Right before Easter break, I found myself scrolling through the weekly Maths newsletter (procrastinating something very important, I’m sure). Some way down, a bright banner caught my eye: Athena Hackathon 2021.  “Erm, not for me,” was the exact thought I had as I scrolled past it. All I knew about hackathons was that they involved …

Digital Note-Keeping

When I began my degree, I was really jealous of the people in lectures who would take notes on their tablets and annotate PDFs with ease. Most of these tablets are really expensive and, coming from a working-class background, I couldn’t afford one and I even thought that they are just not worth the large …

5 ways to enjoy the sun

Ahhh, Spring is finally upon us! I don’t know about you, but as soon as the sun comes out, I shed my jacket, grab an iced latte and pretend I’m not shivering. So here are some ways to enjoy that beautiful sun, even if it’s not warm enough for summer dresses yet.      1. …