Top tips to get a good night’s sleep before exams

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The most beneficial thing when trying to get a good night’s sleep is to be patient. Don’t fall into frustrations and set high expectations for your night’s rest. You’ll sleep eventually. Worrying too much about utter relaxation is a baffling thing, but something we struggle to realise. However, if you need extra help try the following […]

How to be a better writer: the writing process – preparing and planning

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  This column is here to help the students of NUI Galway with all aspects of academic writing. Writing for academic purposes is an essential student skill, yet for many, it is a daunting task. Run in conjunction with the Academic Writing Centre (AWC) at the James Hardiman Library, the column will focus on a […]

How to be a better writer

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This column is here to help the students of NUI Galway with all aspects of academic writing. Writing for academic purposes is an essential student skill, yet for many, it is a daunting task. Run in conjunction with the Academic Writing Centre (AWC) at the James Hardiman Library, the column will focus on a different […]

Examinations 101

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Exams start tomorrow and that means it is time to prepare. Here are a few tips on how to make sure you have everything you need for exams. What to bring to an exam: Your student card – there is a €25 fine if you do not have this on you for each exam Pens […]

How to be a morning person

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There is some speculation whether or not morning people are a real thing. I would definitely say that I am one of those people but that doesn’t mean I always find it easy getting out of bed. My ideal morning is getting up early to grab a coffee to bring back to bed with me! Some folk […]

Check List for Students Renting for the First Time

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When renting accommodation for the academic year, it is essential to find the right place for the right price. Here’s a list of things you should check before you sign that lease…