By Amber Lovell

Libraries Week – Never Stop Learning

October 4, 2022

October 3rd – October 10th marks Libraries Week in the UK, which is an annual celebration of the best that libraries have to offer. Each year, a different theme is explored to highlight the fantastic work that libraries do support their users and the wider community.  The theme this year is Never Stop Learning, highlighting

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By Amber Lovell

Honouring Black History Month in higher education

September 30, 2022

When I received the email that confirmed my place at university despite less than impressive grades (I literally have two whole A Levels), I couldn’t help but wonder whether my space was awarded on merit or the fact that I ticked the box that said ‘Mixed Black Caribbean’.  Although we’re living in a more progressive

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By Ellie Parker

Level up student engagement with interactive study tools

September 1, 2022

School’s back for autumn – time to turn off the Alice Cooper and get students pumped for the next academic year. But we know that student engagement is no easy feat. As students and universities alike learn to navigate and master digitally enhanced teaching and learning, maintaining student engagement can be a real challenge –

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By Amber Lovell

Meet the Librarian – Hannah Groom

August 15, 2022

Within the higher education sector, we hear a lot about students, and rightly so, but nowhere near enough about the people who provide them support in many different shapes and sizes – their university librarians. To prove there’s more to librarians than hushing and clichés, we’ll be speaking with a different librarian each month to

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By Amber Lovell

Parent’s how-to guide for coping with results day

August 4, 2022

In under two weeks, throngs of nervous teens and beyond will be checking their emails and UCAS accounts to see whether they secured their place at university.  It’s a tense time for students and parents alike, so here’s the parent’s how-to guide for coping with results day.  Understanding   Results day calls for a lot of

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