app of the week: StretchClock

StretchClock reminds you to stretch and guides you through easy exercises you can do at the desk. you will need a computer to access the app. Choose from over 100 exercises that strengthen your arms, legs, back, hips, neck, feet, and more. The desk exercise videos are targeted to provide relief from (and reduce the…

app of the week: Autodesk Sketchbook

Autodesk SketchBook is a drawing and painting solution for creative professionals, including architects, designers and concept artists. It allows them to create stunning illustrations in less time and enables them to stay productive on all major platforms and devices. The app aims to offer a superior drawing experience through an intuitive interface and professional drawing…

App of the week: Money Dashboard

Money Dashboard – a budgeting app to help you keep track of your finances Save money, plan and achieve your goals with a free multi-award winning money app and budget planner: Money Dashboard. Create your budget plan for all the areas of spending that matter to you, in seconds. You decide the budget frequency and your…

Ted talk: how education helped me rewrite my life

There’s no greater freedom than finding your purpose, says education advocate Ashweetha Shetty. Born to a poor family in rural India, Shetty didn’t let the social norms of her community stifle her dreams and silence her voice. In this personal talk, she shares how she found self-worth through education — and how she’s working to…

Practical tips to stay focused while studying

Make the most of your work or study time with these suggestions. De-clutter your work-space Our lives are filled with constant distractions. When you arrive at your desk, clear your work space to eliminate any distractions that may be present. Notes that aren’t relevant to the task at hand, snacks, scrap paper, garbage, whatever it…

Earn £30 Amazon Voucher

The Library & Student Support Services are hosting digital services development focus groups in August to find out what digital training services you want to learn about. Simply attend a focus group to earn a £30 Amazon gift voucher. Please see the poster below for full details: