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literature review

10 Easy Tips for Writing a First Class Literature Review

21 February 2020 | Comments Off on 10 Easy Tips for Writing a First Class Literature Review

A literature review is probably the largest chapter, which sets a theoretical background for the whole dissertation. So, it is hardly surprising that bachelors and postgraduate students tend to include everything they know about the subject in this essential part. Alternatively, tutors are willing to see not a horrendous mixture of theories and definitions but…

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The Importance of Internships, Work Experience and Placements

17 February 2020 | Comments Off on The Importance of Internships, Work Experience and Placements

Many universities and a wide variety of courses offer placement years or placement units for internships and work experience within their degree course. Often a placement year is optional and students find placement units tedious or irrelevant to the degree itself and worth very few marks towards their final grade. However, analysing the positives of…

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The Best Ways to Procrastinate

10 February 2020 | Comments Off on The Best Ways to Procrastinate

Procrastination is a very familiar term for students. To procrastinate is to ‘delay or postpone action; put off doing something.’ and when at university procrastinating can be debilitating on your work load. The work builds up over time with coursework, essays, dissertations, presentations… the list goes on and the to do list gets longer. Sometimes…

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How To Cope With University Related Anxiety

03 February 2020 | Comments Off on How To Cope With University Related Anxiety

Introduction In today’s world, dealing with stress and anxiety is part of life. Students who are in University are particularly susceptible to anxiety because of several reasons. Firstly, moving into University is vastly different from high school. Secondly, many students tend to move cities or countries in order to enrol into the University of their…

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How to Use Spreadsheets to Solve Complex Problems

27 January 2020 | Comments Off on How to Use Spreadsheets to Solve Complex Problems

A spreadsheet is a file consisting of rows and columns that helps users to easily sort and arrange data and make calculations and data analysis when required. Spreadsheets have been used to solve various problems from different fields including mathematics, physics, economic and business. Apart from simple calculations, spreadsheets can also hold and solve complex problems with…

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How to Make the Most of your University Lecturers

13 January 2020 | Comments Off on How to Make the Most of your University Lecturers

University lecturers can make a huge difference with regards to how well you get on at university. They devise your courses, plan your lessons and eventually mark your papers. It is important to understand how make the most out of the lessons that they are trying to teach you. Tuition fees are not cheap, so…

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Why learning from others is the most important skill to learn at university

06 January 2020 | Comments Off on Why learning from others is the most important skill to learn at university

University is a place where people will learn many new and important lessons. Whether they are life lessons, academic lessons or lessons about how you really shouldn’t be partying the night before exams, they will all be shaped by the people who are around you. Whether you realise it or not your peers will have…

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The 5 Best Ways to Make Friends at University

18 December 2019 | Comments Off on The 5 Best Ways to Make Friends at University

Universities can be a difficult time and many students can get themselves into a situation whereby they feel isolated and lonely. Making friends is not always easy, but there are some places that you can go or things that you can do in order to give yourself the best chance of finding some like-minded people.…

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The 5 Most Important Services Provided by your University

11 December 2019 | Comments Off on The 5 Most Important Services Provided by your University

Students are often unaware with just how comprehensive of a service Universities are. There are a great deal of different services provided by your University and they are all there to make your life as easy as possible as a student. Being a student can be stressful, and being unaware of the services that are…

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Do You Have to Be a Genius to Write a PhD Thesis?

08 December 2019 | Comments Off on Do You Have to Be a Genius to Write a PhD Thesis?

A 9-year old boy is about to get a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and on his path to start a doctorate thesis. Do you have to be a genius to get involved in such a complex and demanding task at the age of 9? The answer is pretty much yes. You need some extraordinary…

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