HE student blog

Read the latest blog posts from higher education students on the Pearson Student Advisory Board.

  • Succeeding in your online assessments

    Succeeding in your online assessments

    You are likely to be approaching your assessment submission time, a hugely important time in anyone’s learning journey and you will be keen to maximise your opportunities to succeed.

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  • Collaborating online

    Collaborating online

    Group work can often be a source of dread for students. Uncertainty can surround how your group will work together, whether your grade will be influenced by your group members, the clarity of task instructions and, in the current situation, the physical distance between group members. 

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  • Utilising online study resources

    Utilising online study resources

    During the coronavirus pandemic, you will no longer be able to visit your library to access textbooks and journals. Instead, you will only be able to use online study materials.

    Though you may be used to accessing study resources online, you may need to develop some new skills to be able to utilise your online resources effectively.

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  • Establishing an effective study routine

    You will now likely be well under way with studying online. The current situation has seen educators adapt quickly to structuring online courses and providing activities and resources to support their learners. 

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  • Engaging with your tutors and peers

    Engaging with your tutors and peers online

    In our first blog, we shared some advice for getting started with online learning. Many learners will be joining you in learning online in the coming days and weeks, as educators move to online-only teaching methods.

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  • Getting started with online learning

    Getting started with online learning

    Your university has announced it’s moving to online-only teaching, so what does that mean for you and how can you make the most of this change in how you will study?

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  • Revision - the prep and sweat for exams

    It’s that time of year again, where piles of books take over your bedroom, stress spots begin to show and late nights in the library are too frequent an occurrence - it’s exam time.

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  • Studying alternative subjects

    When deciding on a subject for their undergraduate degree, most students will continue to study something they started at school or college, like history or chemistry. 

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  • Top tips for student housing

    It’s that time of year again - the days are getting shorter, the air's getting colder, and the panic about securing housing for the next academic year is setting in. 

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