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…

TED talk: How AI can enhance our memory, work and social lives

Artificial Intelligence is a prominent within everyday society and is constantly changing and advancing with new developments. Tom Gruber, who co-created ‘Siri’ discusses how artificial intelligence can be utilised to enhance a variety of human functions. To find out more, watch the fascinating TED talk introducing how artificial intelligence can enhance our memory, work and social…

Tech Tip: Automatic back up to cloud storage

Whilst a student at SHU you will often find yourself using various platforms of technology to support you with your learning. Therefore, majority of the work you will be completed on a digital file therefore it is important to ensure all your work is backed up properly to additional storage devices. To access a step…

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…