Exams are a necessary evil. They allow lecturers to check whether you understood the content covered in the course and they can show employers some of your strengths. Believe it or not, but they are also beneficial for you too. You can find out how well you knew the topic as you are tested on … Continue reading Revision tips and tricks!
Rachel Brandrith, Final Year Law Student has provided us with some great tips to handle Lockdown 2.0! So, the dreaded second lockdown is well underway. I don’t know about you but I’ve already dusted off my loaf tins and Zoom quizzes ready for the next few weeks inside. I think for a lot of people … Continue reading Tips for Surviving Lockdown as a Student!
Trying to keep on top of your workload can be a struggle. This applies to first year students who have little experience with independent studying to third year students who are still trying to streamline the process. Here are five simple tips to ensure you don’t fall behind, as well as to make writing essays … Continue reading 5 Study tips to help any student plus tips from the Law Stars!
What does my timetable show me? Your personal timetable will show the location, time and nature of a module. E.g. you might have an LW105 online lecture from 11am-1pm. You will receive an Outlook calendar invitation with the required zoom link 48 hours before your lecture, so ensure that you check your Essex email regularly. … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide: Timetabling
Are you considering coming to the University of Essex to study Law? Here is a list of 5 reasons why you should study in the School of Law at the University of Essex. 1. Our Outstanding Reputation We are ranked 22nd in the UK for Law and 76th in the world for Law (QS World … Continue reading 5 Reasons to study Law at Essex
In the School of Law, we are aiming for the Gold Green Impact Award! Over the last year we have been recycling, ensuring staff are only printing necessary documents, reducing our use of single-use plastics and more! For Earth Day, we thought we would take the opportunity to suggest some ways that you can reduce … Continue reading How to Reduce your Impact on the Environment as a Student!
We are currently sending more emails to each other as everyone has been asked to stay at home. This means that you are unable to visit staff in person to resolve any queries. Therefore, we thought it would be a good idea to post a guide on writing emails as many students have little practice … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide: Writing an email to a member of staff
Staying focused whilst studying at home can be really difficult when there are so many distractions. However, it is really important to be focused when studying as it will help you to complete work of a higher standard, memorise information better and will save you time. Here are some things you can do to help … Continue reading Advice on how to stay focused whilst studying at home
Every undergraduate and postgraduate taught student at the University of Essex is assigned a personal tutor. This is an academic member of staff, who is there to support you in your studies. What can my personal tutor help me with? Your personal tutor can: Help you understand your feedback from assignments and discuss your academic … Continue reading Personal Tutors 101
Now that submission deadlines for coursework are fast approaching, Joshua Gauci from our Undergraduate Education Team, is here to remind you all of the late submission and extenuating circumstances process. Please note that the University of Essex does not allow any extensions to coursework submission deadlines to be granted in advance, this is both for … Continue reading Guest post: A Guide to Late Submissions and Extenuating Circumstances from our Undergraduate Education Team.