So, you’ve got your university placement and I’m guessing by now you have sat down and worked out your outgoings for the year. If you’re not left with something like £35 pounds a week to live off of then you are one of the fortunate few. For the rest of us, we have to get … Continue reading Juggling studies and part-time work
You may have recently heard about the Succeed Project or even watched some of the online videos featuring some of the Geography undergraduates/graduates at QMUL. So what is the Succeed Project and what are its aims? The Succeed Project consists of a range of online videos which provide useful tips and advice for prospective university … Continue reading The Succeed Project
Finding your module page on QMplus Step 1: Log into QMplus – enter your user ID and password. The QMPlus link can be accessible through this link: http://qmplus.qmul.ac.uk/ Step 2: Find the subheadings at the top of the page and click on ‘MY DASHBOARD’ and click on the first option called ‘My QMPlus’ Step 3: … Continue reading Finding your module page on QMplus
As someone entering her second year of reading BA Geography I wanted to share some of the wisdom I’ve picked up from mistakes made and lessons learnt during my first year. Attend all of your lectures – now this one may seem obvious but it’s easy to forget! Every single one is invaluable. You will … Continue reading Survival guide: Year 1 of Geography/Environmental Science
After all the freshers’ hustle and bustle, things will slow down a bit and then coursework will slowly start piling up. One after the other deadlines fill up your calendar spaces, sometimes multiple a day. To avoid that caffeine overdose on the previous night of deadline day, here are some tips: Rule #1 : … Continue reading Coursework, deadlines and referencing!
Assessment When it comes to your assessment you’ll be given a question relevant to all of the fieldwork and research you’ve undertaken. My question was; “In what ways do the City of London and Tower Hamlets boroughs differ in terms of green space and biodiversity? What are the challenges of making space for nature in … Continue reading Segment 3 – Assessment based on Green London Field Week
Presentation Your presentation is created in the same groups that you conduct your field work research in. We had to create a three minute presentation. It required us to take our photographs and transform them into skitch images, skitch is a programme you’ll be taught how to use, essentially it allows you to add annotations … Continue reading Segment 2 – Presentation based on Green London