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Understanding How You Learn

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Visual - colourful note cards, pictures, mind maps, videos, flowcharts, colours and symbols to denote themes/key ideas. Auditory - Recordings…

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Writing an Introduction

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Nearly all introductions perform three functions:Hook readers and convince them to take the time to read the essay Giving background…

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Writing a Conclusion

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Conclusions should fulfil three main roles: It signals the end of the essay - begin your conclusion with a transition signal, for example…

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WEED Structure for Paragraphs

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. What - the first sentence of your paragraph should make it clear what subject you are covering - the topic sentence. Evidence - support your…

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Reading for Memory

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Throughout your degree you will have a lot of reading material to cover, and committing this reading to memory can be hard. Before you start…

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Scan Reading an Academic Text

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. You will be faced with a lot of reading on your course, including long reading lists with lots of dense and complex texts on them. Faced with…

From  Jessica Keen 6 Months ago 0 likes 65 views 0  

The Cornell Note Taking System

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Divide your page into two columns, labelled ‘cues’ and ‘notetaking’. During the lecture/seminar take notes in the…

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Supporting the study of Skomer's seabirds

Professor Tim Birkhead has been based at the University of Sheffield for over 40 years. Throughout that period, he’s been carrying out an annual population study of the guillemots that breed on…

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Proofreading Top Tips

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Don't proofread until you're finished with the writing and editing Make sure you have no distractions Focus on spelling, grammar and…

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Gibbs Reflective Cycle

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Use the Gibbs Reflective Cycle as a tool when reflecting on an experience. Description - what happened Feelings - what were you…

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A Truly Interdisciplinary Engineering Degree - MEng Engineering

If you're passionate about engineering and want to succeed in an increasingly interdisciplinary industry, the MEng in Engineering will equip you with a broad-based engineering education, as well…

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Top Tips for Beating Procrastination

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Don't panic - procrastination is a habit that can be broken. Spend some time reflecting on when and why you procrastinate and if…

From  Jessica Keen 9 Months ago 0 likes 40 views 0  

Olly's Graduate Case Study - Ashfield District Council

Olly is a Graduate Planner for Ashfield District Council. He discusses what it means to be a Planner, and why he chose to study Urban Studies & Planning at the University of Sheffield.

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Nicole's Graduate Case Study - Westminster Council

Nicole is a Planning Enforcement Officer for Westminster Council. She discusses what her role entails, and why she decided to study town planning.

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Michael's Graduate Case Study - CBRE

Michael is an Assistant Planner for CBRE. He talks about the careers support available to students at the University of Sheffield and gives advice to anyone who is thinking of a career in town…

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Ellen's Graduate Case Study - Deloitte Real Estate

Ellen is a University of Sheffield graduate who now works as a Senior Planner for Deloitte Real Estate. She talks about her experience of the Department of Urban Studies & Planning and how her MA…

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