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Using Track Changes in Microsoft Word

Editing a document can be hard work (as proofreaders, we know this better than anyone). But there are tricks you can use to make life easier, such as the ‘Track Changes’ function in Microsoft Word...

29 November 2016 | 0 comments



Harvard Referencing – Citing e-Books

We wouldn’t be surprised to find out that modern students have much healthier spines than those who went to university even a few years ago. After all, thanks to e-books, students now don’t have t...

28 December 2016 | 0 comments



Word Choice: There, Their or They’re?

There are few terms more commonly mixed up than ‘there’, ‘their’ and ‘they’re’. And when a spelling error inspires the name of an indie rock band, you know it must be widespread. It’s ...

29 November 2016 | 0 comments



Healthy Living for Students: 6 Vital Tips

The New Year is just round the corner, and we imagine many of you have had a thoroughly indulgent festive period, so the time seems right to have a quick look at healthy living. After all, even if you...

28 October 2016 | 0 comments



Punctuation Tips: How to Use Commas Correctly

For such a common punctuation mark, the comma is a surprisingly tricky fellow. Certainly, this is reflected in how frequently we see commas misused in all kinds of writing. However, misplaced commas c...

28 November 2016 | 0 comments



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