How to use Teams: guides & online workshops

Published: Thursday 17th September 2020

As all Semester 1 teaching will take place online, we want you to feel comfortable and confident using online technology. The programme we’ll be using to hold all lectures, workshops and seminars is Microsoft Teams. To make sure you know how to use Teams, we’ve created some Virtual Learning Guides that run through the basics […]

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What to do with the family this summer

Published: Thursday 13th August 2020

The summer holidays are in full swing, and we know many of you have been looking forward to a well-deserved break and spending time with your family and loved ones. For many of our students, we know just how much you value this time with your children whilst they’re also on their school holidays. It […]

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How to celebrate Pride Month virtually

Published: Thursday 4th June 2020

Pride Month has officially begun, and like many of you, we never could have imagined how current events have changed the way we’d be celebrating Pride and the LGBT+ community. Pride is looking a lot different this year, and although the UK Government are starting to relax lockdown rules, in-person celebrations and parties are just […]

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Practising kindness this Mental Health Awareness Week

Published: Friday 22nd May 2020

Over the past few months, we’ve been taking a look at how you can take care of your mental health and wellbeing during a time when many of us may be feeling more anxious than usual. One of the topics we’ve touched on is kindness, which is also the theme of this year’s Mental Health […]

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Learn a new skill at home 

Published: Monday 4th May 2020

A few weeks ago we took a look at how you can take care of your mental health and wellbeing during this challenging time. We know coronavirus  has changed the way of life for many of us and we really hope our advice helped you find the time to look after and focus on yourself. […]

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Looking after your mental health and wellbeing

Published: Friday 24th April 2020

For the majority of us this past month, day-to-day life has drastically changed. Coronavirus has altered what normal means as many of us continue to adapt to life indoors as best as we can. The emotions this can cause, from feeling alone to feeling anxious about the threat of coronavirus and what it will mean […]

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How to make home studying work for you

Published: Monday 20th April 2020

Studying at home is the norm for most students, but with recent government advice to stay indoors, we know many of you are missing studying at your usual haunts on campus or in the library. Studying from home can be difficult, especially if you’re looking after children or having to work alongside your studies. It […]

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Coronavirus: Emotional support and online resources

Published: Friday 3rd April 2020

It’s an uncertain and difficult time and we know some of you may be feeling anxious, overwhelmed and possibly unable to cope. We also know that you may be going through other things in your life that may or may not be related to coronavirus. Whatever you’re going through, we want you to know that […]

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