Posted by on October 29, 2015 at 10:30 am

I found out two brilliant things this week that are going to be incredibly useful to students- so I thought that it was important to get sharing ASAP! Huddersfield UniApp The University has an app that you can download straight onto your iPhone, Android and even iPad! Amongst over things it can let you see

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Posted by on October 20, 2015 at 6:57 pm

Hello! Zoë Johnson, the librarian for Applied Sciences here. Hopefully, I have met you all, once at induction, and, in some cases (lucky you!), twice at an information skills session. As you start using the Library, here’s some helpful reminders for you: The Basics of how to use things are here http://hud.libguides.com/thebasics We’re all friendly

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Posted by on October 5, 2015 at 11:23 am

Why do I have to swipe in? How do I do it? All students at the University are expected to attend all their timetabled sessions and to be available during all term time weeks. The University has an Attendance Monitoring Policy in place and students are encouraged to ensure that they have read and understood

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Posted in Academic Skills Attendance Supporting Students Timetables


Posted by on October 1, 2015 at 10:27 am

There are lots of different options available to students who are feeling like they need some support whilst studying at University. Even if you don’t feel like you need the support listed below now, it’s worth having a look in case you (or your friends) need it in the future. iPoint: The iPoint team are

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Posted by on September 11, 2015 at 10:13 am

You may find that during induction week, lot of different people will come and talk to you and they’ll say ‘I am so and so and I am your gobble-dee-goo’ and it may mean something at the time, and then later you think, hang on,… who do I need to speak to? what was their

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Posted by on September 7, 2015 at 9:03 am

Universities can be strange places, we work in an environment with lots of unique names for things and often develop acronyms. These often seem like everyday language to the staff who work here year on year, and we often forget it can sound like strange new language to our students. To help with this adjustment,

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Posted by on August 20, 2015 at 9:21 am

It makes you more employable! Through volunteering you’ll be gaining key skills that employers look for in graduates including: Leadership Team work: With other volunteers, and those you volunteer for Communication: Written and verbal, with different peer groups Initiative Motivation Coping Strategies Time management Adaptability Organisation: Of the project, yourself and your university work  What

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Posted by on August 10, 2015 at 12:32 pm

Why register with the disability services team? By declaring that you have a disability, medical condition, mental health or specific learning difficulty, you are helping the University to understand that you may need additional requirements in order to be able to fully access and engage with your degree. Personal Learning Support Plan (PLSP) what does

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Posted by on May 15, 2015 at 2:44 pm

For some of you the above title may inspire images of the 1985 film about 5 High School Students in a Saturday detention*, for others you may be thinking of mountains of toasts, crumpets and mugs of steaming tea and coffee.. This Breakfast Club is slightly different, but in no way less exciting! Myself and

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Posted by on April 17, 2015 at 2:27 pm

As we end the final two weeks of teaching before the exam period starts, we felt it would be important to remind you of the various support that’s available and also to highlight lots of events that are happening across campus to help you de-stress during this time! Each week we are going to be

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