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Make your dreams a reality with the UWLP

Whether you want to strengthen your CV, earn course credits, or simply impress your mates on your next holiday – why not try learning a language with the UWLP? The UWLP (University-Wide Language Programme) is an ideal opportunity for you to broaden your horizons, and pick up a new skill that sets you apart from […]

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We Need to Talk About BoB

Who is BoB? Where do we find him? How will he help us with our studies? All of these questions can be answered with one click. Welcome to BoB. The Who’s & What’s of BoB BoB (or Box of Broadcasts, to give it its proper name) is a resource which can be accessed by all […]

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What are Zines, anyway?

It’s difficult to define exactly, what makes a zine a zine. Zines do not have any set subject or design. You have complete freedom when making one. The only common terms that come up when describing a zine are DIY, self-published and not for profit. They started being made in the 1920s/30s as a way […]

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TypingClub – Learn to touch type for free

Are you frustrated with your typing skills or lack of? Fed up with how long it takes to type a short paragraph of text? Learning to type accurately… at speed… without looking at the keyboard is known as touch typing. It’s a great skill to acquire. Touch typing saves you a lot of time, and […]

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Get active with your online learning

Well, the new academic year has begun. As you enter this first trimester we’re wondering how you’re settling into your University teaching, but more specifically, your online learning… Are you confident about sharing your views during online seminars? Are you happy raising your hand to ask a question during online lectures? If you’re finding it […]

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Web browser tips and tricks

Our top tips will help you get the most from your time online.

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Reap rewards with your reading list!

Using your module reading list means no scrambling about in the (proverbial) dark for essential resources. You can find books, e-books, videos, articles, websites, all specially selected by your tutors so you excel at your course, in a single place. Locating the reading list But first, the basics. Where can you find this nifty list? […]

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Microsoft Office – work it like a pro!

Is Microsoft Office having a negative effect on your life? Does formatting your documents in Word give you a headache? Could your PowerPoint presentations look more professional? Perhaps you wonder if you’re using Excel in the most effective way? If you feel less than positive about your Microsoft Office skills, then visit our Microsoft Office courses web page. […]