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04 December 2018

Mathematics prerequisites: what are my options?

To prepare you for a changing world, the University has introduced mathematics course prerequisites for some degrees from 2019. So, what if you don’t meet the maths prerequisites for your preferred course? Let’s explore your options.
03 December 2018

5 burning questions worth asking at Info Day

You can’t beat face-to-face advice and getting the information you need, when you need it most, and all in one day. Here are your burning questions and where to find the answers on Info Day.
23 November 2018

Why the Regiment Building is your new home on campus

A brand-new dorm-style accommodation on the corner of City Rd and Darlington Rd will open its doors in February 2019. If you’re hunting for a student residence, the new Regiment Building is a great place to start.
09 November 2018

How to be a good library citizen

Libraries and learning hubs can pack out during the peak study times. Everyone’s on site to learn but nobody needs extra stress – so here are five simple rules of etiquette so everyone can study better together.
08 November 2018

5 podcasts to make you feel smarter

Is there a difference between a hazard and a disaster? Can weightlifting alleviate depression? Here are our top facts from Raising the Bar 2018.
02 November 2018

How our Graduate Medals can open doors for your career

The University’s Graduate Medals celebrate the amazing work of our newest alumni. We’ve asked some of our past Graduate Medal winners to share how it felt to receive the prestigious award, and how it’s helped going forward in their careers.
02 November 2018

Reading your uni results: advice from our experts

Results are an important part of your studies, but they are not just numbers. Our experts share advice on how your results can be used to reflect on last semester and plan your next set of goals.

29 October 2018

What really happens to Unit of Study Surveys?

Nearly every class taught at the University is thoroughly assessed by students at the end of each semester. More than 100,000 survey answers are collected, but how does student feedback actually improve teaching?
29 October 2018

Satire is seriously powerful, no joke

The world we live in teems with ‘fake news’, and the political landscape is shifting with such unpredictability, it’s almost hard not to make a joke about it to get by. Adeola Fayehun is making the most of this to create real world change.
22 October 2018

Everyday campus heroes: The Humanitarian Engineer

Living among us are a handful of secret superheroes who use their powers for the greater good of our campuses. They’re the everyday heroes who make our University community truly special.