App of the Week: Hold

Is your phone distracting you whilst you are trying to study? Do you want to get free rewards whilst studying? Hold is the app for you! The mobile app hold allows you to earn points that can be converted into rewards by staying off your phone whilst on campus. Hold tracks when you are on…

App of the Week: Duolingo

Studying a language as part of your degree? Want to learn a new language?┬áThen, download Duolingo, the fun free app that allows you to learn new languages. The app offers over 30 different language courses from Portuguese to Chinese, the app creates an interactive way to learn languages on the go. The app teaches you…

App of the Week: SoundNote

  SoundNote is great for students as it enables you to record audio whilst having the ability to type and draw from any mobile device. Never miss another detail in a lecture as the audio recording function enables playback to edit and add to your notes.┬áThe app also allows you to share these notes and…

App of the week: Mindfulness

University life can be a new and exciting experience but at times can be overwhelming and stressful, the mindfulness app can help you through these times. Mindfulness involves taking a moment to clear your thoughts and have a calming break from busy schedules. The app allows you to have bite-size meditation breaks to clear your…

App of the Week: Documents By Readdle

As a university student you often utilise a variety of different platforms to create and save your work, from different cloud storage devices to a variety of computers and tablets both on and off campus, therefore your documents can often become difficult to find and access. ‘Documents by Readdle’ is an app that brings all…

App of the Week: Moovit

  With the up to date public transport app ‘Moovit’ you can access the closest public transport links and departure times. The app works in real time so notifications can be set to provide reminders of departure times as well as informing you which is the correct stop to get off at. With buses in…

App of the Week: Office Lens

New academic year, new apps to help students make the most of their learning. This week’s app of the week is called Office Lens. It’s Microsoft’s very useful mobile scanning app that was until recently only available to Windows users. Using your phone or tablet, you can now turn important documents, whiteboards, post-it notes and…

App of the Week: Snipping Tool

Everyone loves a screenshot and as we all know, we’ve got more than a couple of ways to take a screenshot on our mobile devices. What about on our laptops and computers then? If you’re using Windows Vista or later, there’s a handy screenshot utility software called the ‘Snipping Tool’. With this, you can screenshot…

App of the Week – Globespinnng

Most of you’ll have finished your exams and holiday season is just around the corner. In this vein, this week’s app of the week is a travel app called Globespinning. Globespinning is an app that primarily allows travelers to share their travel itineraries with fellow travelers. These include sharing trip ideas, hotel and restaurant suggestions,…