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4 Essential Search Strategy Tips

Writing an essay or dissertation involves many things, but the first step is always conducting research. The initial stage in this, moreover, is finding sources, which is why a good search strategy wi...

26 August 2016 | 0 comments



Misused Words: Ironic and Literally

Put on your pedantry hats, it’s time to look at some commonly misused words! To be specific, two of the most frequently misused terms in the English language: ‘ironic’ and ‘literally’. Does ...

27 September 2016 | 0 comments



5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Student Job

Getting an education is expensive nowadays. And while your loan should cover the basics, you might need another source of income if you want nice things (like a social life or something edible that is...

7 October 2016 | 0 comments



APA Referencing – How to Cite an E-Book

People in the future will one day look back at photos of libraries with shelves full of print books and wonder why those idiots in the past (i.e. us) wasted so much space and paper. After all, you can...

28 October 2016 | 0 comments



Word Choice: Whales, Wails or Wales?

One is a country with an apparent vowel shortage, one is a large aquatic mammal, and the other is a cry of despair. But do you know the difference between ‘whales’, ‘wails’ and ‘Wales’? Th...

26 September 2016 | 1 comments



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