Tag : exams

Will Handwritten Exams Soon be a Thing of the Past?

2 months ago / 0 comments

If you type out your lecture notes, you soon might be one step ahead of the competition – some universities are now opting for the use of computers, instead of the more-traditional pen-and-paper, for exams. Rather than “Please put your pens down!”, invigilators soon might be shouting “Please close your … Read More

Learn Your Lesson: Forget Exam Results and Take Away the Positives

11 months ago / 0 comments

Exams are over and the new semester has started. Also, many of us just got their exam results. Hopefully, most of them were better than we thought, maybe others were worse, some were as expected and others probably disappointed us. The impact that a simple, tiny number can make in … Read More

10 ways to de-stress now that exams are done.

12 months ago / 0 comments

There’s no two ways about it, exams are stressful. But now, thankfully, for most of us they’re over. So here are 10 ways to de-stress now that you’re free. Meet your friends for a coffee and a chat. Meeting friends is a great way to take your mind off your … Read More

Need some tunes to help you focus? Our Editor-in-Chief has got you sorted

1 year ago / 0 comments

The month of January means two things to students. Intense study, and its closely related counterpart, extreme procrastination. This playlist will aim to stop you trawling the web for music to listen to, and consists of tracks specifically picked to stimulate concentration. Eevee- Unexpected This lo-fi beattape is so calming … Read More

Essay Cheats Face Major Crackdown

1 year ago / 0 comments

The universities watchdog has announced a tough clampdown on companies which help students cheat during their degrees. In an investigation last year by the Quality Assurance Agency, hundreds of companies were found to be producing work for students that would then be passed off as their own. Charges for services … Read More

The Happy Guide to getting up early

2 years ago / 0 comments

However far you are into your degree, you probably haven’t quite nailed the process of getting up early and being productive. Lauren gives you some easy tips on how to make the dreaded alarm clock just a little bit more bearable… With longer, lighter days bringing us into the summer, … Read More

Welfare at Leeds: How to be resilient when things don’t go your way

2 years ago / 0 comments

There’s always a lot of pressure to succeed at university, but it’s not always possible. Martha gives some advice on how to build up your resilience when things don’t go right. How resilient do you feel? Psychological resilience is defined as an individual’s ability to successfully adapt to life tasks … Read More

LUU Light Cafe: helping you through exams

2 years ago / 0 comments

From free drinks to yoga, LUU is here to support you through your exams. After the Christmas break students are coming back to Leeds to face the January exams. For some the weeks of fresh laundry, clean dishes and cooked dinner back home has come to an end and the … Read More

Exams got you down? Get to HISTFEST

3 years ago / 0 comments

The most anticipated History Society event of the term, HISTFEST is back and promising to be as spectacular as ever. For those of you not in the know, HISTFEST is a festival run by History Society every year, combining fun with fundraising for great causes. This year, HistSoc is raising … Read More

Features | Making the most of your revision time

5 years ago / 0 comments

With exam season well and truly upon us it seems that everyone has their own opinion on how to formulate the most air-tight revision strategy. Some make use of the 24 hour opening times at the Edward Boyle library, others prefer to study at home or with friends. Wherever you … Read More