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? 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: 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. The 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: Karavan

You and your group of friends plan to go for a music festival. You decide to meet up at the entrance. You get there and you realise there are not only large crowds of people but also more than one entrance to the venue. What do you? If your answer is that you’d call each one…

App of the Week: Post-it Plus

We all know what post-its are, and we use them all the time. Now, the brain behind Post-it, 3M, has launched a new mobile app. Using the Post-it Plus mobile app, you can capture, organise and share your post-it notes from an iPhone and iPad. This app is not like any regular sticky note app that lets you only…

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…