London Series: Essay Assignments

Essay assignments will be a huge part of your uni experience. These essays will make up most of your assignments and even contribute to your exam grades, especially in online uni. As a result, it will be important for you to know several things to succeed at writing essays. I might not be the best essay writer in the world but at least you’ll be able to pick up a thing or two from the topic we will be discussing.

  • Question
  • Ideas
  • Outline
  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Synthesising
  • Concluding
  • Referencing

London Series: Practicals

Practicals will be an important part of your uni experience. They will require you to be take a more hands-on approach compared to normal classes and it will definitely be a bother to most students. Luckily, there are ways to cheat the system and have a relatively more comfortable ride than oblivious students. This week we’ll discuss how you should take on practicals to properly make the most of these sessions.

  • Assignments
  • Discussions
  • Presentations
  • Lab Work

London Series: Note-taking

Your notes will be your lifeline in surviving uni. Without them you would find it difficult to succeed as most of the material is verbally delivered. Being able to take good notes is essential in revising and using that information for later reference. While note-taking isn’t an incredibly difficult skill to master, tips and tricks are always useful to be shared when they can. This week we’ll be discussing several tips for you to keep in mind when taking notes.

  • Topics
  • Technicalities
  • Statistics
  • Lecturer’s notes
  • Revision
  • Deadlines

London Series: Types of classes

Generally there are four types of classes in London unis that you should be aware of; lectures, seminars, practicals and laboratory practicals. These classes are relatively different in nature and need different approaches when participating. This week, to further elaborate on the variety of classes, we’ll be taking time to discuss the different types of classes available in London unis.

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Practicals
  • Laboratory Practicals

London Series: In-Class Focus

Attending classes are normatively known as commendable behaviour for uni students. This societal opinion does have its merits as classes are the main setting for educator-to-student learning. Through this experience students are able to gain knowledge credibly and effectively while clearing up any confusion they might have on the spot. However, it is first important to understand what types of classes are common in London universities and what will be done in them.

  • Types of Classes
  • Note-Taking
  • Practicals

London Series: Pre-Class prep

Pre-Class prep might seem like a trivial ordeal to partake in. However, for those of you truly want to grasp the material explained in class this is an essential part of studying in a UK uni. Similarly, for those of you who can’t be bothered to listen in class, this step could serve as a contextualising mechanism for when your reviewing the notes your attentive friend took. Either way, pre-class prep is an underrated and essential part of being a uni student in the UK and these tips will definitely help your learning style.

  • Reading
  • Assignments
  • Equipment
  • Breakfast
  • Notes