Flying Start

Flying Start

For many of our students, business was not your first love. No, don’t explain. . . .We understand. We also understand that it’s important to get up to speed on business terminology and research techniques, as well as developing skills like reading financial reports and writing business plans. We’ve created our Flying Start ebook collection… Read more

Study skills tips & tricks: note taking

Study skills tips & tricks: note taking

Suzette is back with a third instalment of study tips to get you through your graduate studies. The most important thing to remember about note taking is that you are taking notes for yourself (and not anyone else). Make the page your own, and write things down the way you would best remember them! General… Read more

Study skills tips & tricks: tracking and referencing

Study skills tips & tricks: tracking and referencing

Here is the second instalment of academic study tips from Suzette. Tracking what you read is important in any student’s life–if you’re reading from lists or doing research. Start early with these tips, and you’ll breeze through the coming year! Tracking and referencing Referencing: – I cannot reiterate enough: always reference your literature in your… Read more

Study skills tips & tricks: reading

Study skills tips & tricks: reading

Michaelmas Term has properly started, and students have filled the colourful halls of CJBS. Here are some tips and tricks for studying and writing to make your grad experience a little bit easier. In the following four blog posts, Suzette gives some useful study skills tips. Note that most of these techniques are matters of… Read more

Let Us Give You a Boost

Let Us Give You a Boost

Dealing with anxiety, depression, stress? We see you, and we’d like to help. There are many useful resources available from the University that you can find on the Student Wellbeing pages. We’d also like to draw your attention to our print and digital Boost collections. These collections contain inspirational titles, practical self-care, and sweary books… Read more

Happy World Book Day!

Happy World Book Day!

We love celebrating all things “book,” so we couldn’t pass on creating a collection to help you celebrate World Book Day. What would be better than providing online access to some of the 100 best sellers of all time (as calculated by The Guardian)? Well. . .it turns out that academic libraries don’t really collect… Read more