Concentration

Tech Tuesday – Noisli

Noisli is a web and mobile application that allows you to listen to different sounds in order to create your perfect sound environment. This can then help block out background noises and improve concentration and productivity, and given that most of us are working or studying at home presently, help with creating a more productive …

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Why printing can be a quick win

Do you sometimes struggle to take in information when studying on screen?  As well as using our screens for education, we use them for casual communication and multitasking so are often tempted to apply the same techniques to online study texts – scrolling through at speed and not making a deeper connection. Most of us …

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Creating your study space

As a student, you’re expected to spend a considerable amount of time on independent study, but how, when and where you do this can have a big impact on your productivity. If you’re feeling frustrated and unmotivated, it’s worth reviewing your workspace and making some changes to build better habits. It’s time to create a …

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Overcoming barriers to learning with Office 365

If you experience difficulties with motor skills, reading, listening, comprehension and maintaining focus, every assignment can feel like a mountain to climb. Your university can offer many useful resources for improving and developing these skills such as online guides, courses and workshops but there’s a set of tools already at your fingertips. You’re probably already …

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Sharp Focus

Student life is busy. You’re juggling a constant stream of new information, meeting new people and settling into new surroundings not to mention the impact that mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression, attention-impairing conditions, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and epilepsy can have on …

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