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A Different Result?

A Different Result?

Some years ago I failed my grade 5 music theory exam. I can still see the word FAIL staring rudely at me from the page. I felt embarrassed, ashamed, and guilty (for letting other people down). I was angry at the stupid exam. I felt…

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Postgraduate Writing Labs

Postgraduate Writing Labs

Due to huge demand for our Immersive Writing Events in June, we’re organising a new series of Postgraduate Writing Labs for any postgraduate student working on their dissertation, extended project or thesis over the summer. Masters Writing Lab: Friday 22nd June 2018 PGR Writing Lab:…

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Exams: improve your performance!

Exams: improve your performance!

Maybe you just had your results and they’re not as good as you’d hoped… or simply want to Up Your Game?   Read on…. Review how your revision techniques worked:  What worked? What didn’t work?  – Make changes! Revision Pays Off! Research suggests that revision makes a massive difference…

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Summer skills from The Bridge

Summer skills from The Bridge

The Learning Adviser team are here all summer with writing forums and tutorials to boost your academic writing and study skills. From May 21st, we’ll be running Writing Forums every week, where you can discuss any aspect of your academic writing, including: how to be…

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Exam strategy – Round of 3

Exam strategy – Round of 3

  You know what to expect from the paper, you’ve revised your key topics and you’re (hopefully) feeling prepared for next week. Our final tip is a strategy for maximising time and boosting confidence in the exam itself – here’s our step-by-step guide to the…

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