Preparing for university
Readying yourself for university is so much more than getting applications in and heading there at the start of term. It’s important to get yourself university ready and you can find tips on areas such as study skills for you to use now, as well as at university, to employability advice and mental health and wellbeing tips.
You may be thinking about how to make yourself more employable or how best to spend your time. This talk guides you through different ways to improve or increase your employability, with some suggestions to get you ready for higher education and the world of work.
This talk explores how to create an impactful CV, covering content through to structure and providing useful examples throughout. You can pause the video to undertake short exercises throughout and work on enhancing your own CV as you go!
This provides handy guidance tips about content to cover and how to structure your CV: a useful supporting document to accompany our talk.
Mental health and wellbeing
This short talk guides you through the support available for BCU students with disabilities, medical conditions or specific learning difficulties, and what you need to do to put that support in place.
Mental health and wellbeing toolkit
You'll find tips on how to stay healthy and suggestions of how to incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine. It also shares useful websites and signposts services that may provide further support.
The benefits of mindfulness
A short talk that provides a light touch guide on aspects of mindfulness, exploring its benefits and providing suggested activities to try out every day.
Self care checklists
Our self care checklists allow you to check in with yourself and the start, during and at the end of the week. They allow you to set goals and reflect on your achievements, as well as your mental health and wellbeing.
30 day mindfulness challenge
Find 30 different ways to be mindful. Try one every day and complete the full month or just select a few to try something new and see what suits you.
Productivity and goal setting
This video covers how to successfully set goals and achieve them and how to ensure you are spending your time being productive. It takes the time to reflect upon personal goals and how productive you may be.
Good life to study balance
Life is all about balance. Here are some of our top tips for finding that balance so you can look after your wellbeing whilst being studious.
Time management activity
Time management is key to success with your studies and that next step in life and studying at university. Try out out time management task and see if you've got the skills to help you succeed at uni.
Studying from home
Your study environment is crucial and you'll find that your study space at home is just as important as on campus. Check out our top ten tips to working at home and great habits for study.
Moving away from home
Moving away from home is a big step. Here are some tips about what to take with you, how to prepare yourself and how to create your home from home.
Study skills and revision
Developed in collaboration with academic support staff and current students, our revision guide provides useful techniques, including revision hacks, exam tips and these covers a range of styles to suit different learners.
Daily revision checklist
Use this daily checklist to make sure that you stay on track with your revision each day, allowing you to plan what you need to do to achieve your revision goals as well as tips to stay healthy.
Download our handy guide to revision websites, videos and resources that may help aid your revision through the year and not just during the exam period.
Schools and Colleges Virtual Hub
We have created a range of resources for you to help you explore the world of Higher Education.