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Practical strategies for day-to-day learning tasks and assessments

Introduction to Mathematical Methods for university-level science

Cheat sheet to nailing academic life

The difference between learning at school and university

Digital skills checklist (requires UoN student log-in)

 

Resources

Practical strategies for day-to-day learning tasks and assessments.

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Introduction to Mathematical Methods for university-level science

Prepare to study science subjects at degree level with this introduction to essential mathematical methods and skills.

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Your cheat sheet to nailing academic life

#UoNFreshers – Here’s your cheat sheet to nailing your academic life.

 

The difference between learning at school and university

Aymara runs through the main differences between learning at school and learning at university, as well as some of the teaching methods in place due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Digital skills checklist

You'll need to be able to log in to Moodle to access this resource.

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Advice from students

Adjusting to the academic step-up of uni

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Adjusting to the academic step-up of uni: The step-up is one that is easily overcome.

How to navigate online assessments

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Some university assessments are likely to continue online as we emerge from the global pandemic. Get to grips with what to expect from them.

Top tips for online learning

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Learning online is weird – here's how to get the most out of it.

A guide to freshers' fear

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How to make the most of your first weeks at uni.

Making the most of the summer before university

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Things to do in the summer before going to uni.

Skills to perfect before coming to university

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Get organised before you get here.

Tips to stay motivated at university

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However you will be learning – through lectures, seminars, tutorials, labs or practicals – try to stay motivated.

Adjusting to self-motivated study

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Learn on your own terms: three tips for acing self-motivated study.

Five things I've learnt from my first year

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Five things Agnes learnt from their first year at UoN.

 

 

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