App of the Week: Duolingo

Studying a language as part of your degree? Want to learn a new language? Then, 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: 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…

Google Apps for Education – Google Calendar

Google Calendar Google Calendar is a straightforward calendar app that allows you to organise all your appointments, events, and tasks. The most attractive feature of Google Calendar is the flexibility it offers you in terms of creating individual calendars. By doing this you can create a calendar each for personal appointments, timetabled classes, and so on.…

Google Apps for Education – Google Sites

Google Sites Ever wondered how nice it would be to create your own webpage without the hassle of coding? Especially for those of us who don’t know any programming languages, Google now offers Google Sites. Google Sites is a tool that helps you build sites. You can also build team websites through which you can share and collaborate…

Google Apps for Education – Google Drive

  Google Drive Google drive is your personal hard drive space to store, access, create,edit, and share files and folders of all types. Google drive also includes Google apps like Google Docs (Word), Google Sheets (Excel), and Google Slides (Powerpoint). With Google Drive, you can now share files and folders with other contacts to enable collaborative working. What’s…

Google Apps for Education

  Google Apps for education is a free suite of programs provided by Google to support universities, colleges, and schools. They include: 1.  Google Mail (Gmail) 2.  Google Drive (Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets) 3. Google Sites 4. Google Groups 5. Google Calendar 6. Google Keep 7. Google Forms   Google Apps can be…

LibreOffice – Free Office Suite

If you’re feeling you’re having to pay an arm and leg for Microsoft Office, LibreOffice might be a useful alternative. LibreOffice is an extremely competent Office suite, that is open source, cross-platform, and most importantly, it is free.  You can add extensions to your LibreOffice suite which means you can personalise the look, its features, and…