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Do your University Essays say something about you?
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Do your University Essays say something about you?

February 12th, 2009

When you’re writing your first university essay you’ll generally not really understand how you write and what you will need to add to your essay to make it award-winning great. I looked at an essay the other day, which I wrote at the start of my very first year at university, and I look back […]

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I can write my essay in a few hours can’t I?
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I can write my essay in a few hours can’t I?

October 31st, 2007

How long do you need to write an essay answer of 3,000 words? can you ramble it off in a couple of hours, or will it take you days on end to get it finished, proofread and printed so that you can hand it in? I used to wonder about this all the time when […]

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University Dean suspended for Plagiarism
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University Dean suspended for Plagiarism

October 30th, 2007

Today I was taking a look through the education section of the Guardian site – education.guardian.co.uk. The site is UK-based and predominantly for UK students, but does cover an array of information for students throughout the world. It seems, recently, that I’ve been reading more and more on plagiarism in the academic arena than ever […]

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R2G’s Sunday Review – A new look at the Student/Academic Community
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R2G’s Sunday Review – A new look at the Student/Academic Community

October 28th, 2007

Well, in keeping with so many blogs in the blogosphere, I’ve decided to start a weekly review of a site in the student community. This will work on the following basis: The site will be a web-based site; it can be a ‘typical’ website, or a blog that focuses its content towards the academic community, […]

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Treat College/University as your 9 – 5 job
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Treat College/University as your 9 – 5 job

October 17th, 2007

Heard this one alot huh? So did I when I was studying for my first degree and still do today, even though I work all the hours under the sun (and after it goes down too!). But creating a schedule to commit yourself to is a must. Treating your university life as a 9-5 job […]

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Which information is best?
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Which information is best?

October 15th, 2007

Today, I’ve been searching around the web for some blogs to read from and share my views with, all on the subject of University/College; whether studying at university, or lecturers/professors, and education in general. I used the ‘monster’ search engine and ‘Googled’ these terms, as well as looking on deli.cio.us, reddit, digg and many other […]

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Blog Action Day – How can students help the environment
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Blog Action Day – How can students help the environment

October 15th, 2007

Today is Blog action day – where thousands of blogs produce a post on one topic – this year it is ‘the environment’. Millions of students are studying at the moment and if only a fraction of us where to cut down our usage of energy and recycle more, then we could really make a […]

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Lectures – are they really worth the time?
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Lectures – are they really worth the time?

October 10th, 2007

Lectures come in all shapes and forms, and they differ from lecturer to lecturer; university to university and even country to country. They can be ‘produced’ through a professor ‘lecturing to students’ and students sitting and taking notes, through interaction between everyone, through to a guest lecturer providing valuable information in your subject field. Do […]

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Update on postings – they’re coming soon!
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Update on postings – they’re coming soon!

October 1st, 2007

What a strange world. It seems that talking about flu and coming into contact with a few people who have the sniffles has caused me to come down with the dreaded virus myself! Arrggghhh! Lookily I’ve taken my own advice on how to combat the awful drowsiness and ‘bunged-up’ feeling and am on the road […]

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