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March 2014

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Finding online video for your study

I like reading as much as the next librarian but sometimes words on a page (or a screen) just aren’t enough. At uni reading textbooks is the usual way most of us learn about a new topic because they give us a broader theoretical overview of subject information. The…

Feed your brain

It’s that time of semester – deadlines are looming and it can feel all a bit too much. One of the first things to get pushed to the bottom of the to-do list is making sure we are eating well. You probably already know that healthy eating gives…

It’s Pi Day

Pi Day is March 14th of course. If you aren’t sure why then read more about the wonders of pi here. Not just for maths fans, the more musically inclined can enjoy pi this way: If you want to brush up on your maths skills or…

Managing your time

I don’t know about you but when I have a lot of different things going on at the same time it helps me to take a moment to stop, step back and think about the best way to tackle it all. With O-week a distant memory,…

Happy International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8th around the world since 1911. This year’s theme, Inspiring Change, highlights the achievements of inspiring women everywhere and calls for continued progress toward global equality. Here are my suggestions for marking this special day. Finding out what feminism means…

Study Skills Expo – 2014

The Study Skills Expo is back! Drop by this one-stop shop for tips to help with your studies and getting the most out of your life as a uni student. Visit the stalls and exhibits to find out more about: starting your first assignment working in groups writing…