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Take a break

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Working hard to achieve academic and professional excellence can be tough at the best of times, but throw in a global pandemic too and, well, it’s safe to say most of us are feeling more challenged than ever before. That’s why we want to encourage you to #TakeABreak and think about the importance of self-care…Continue Reading Take a break

Brush up on your academic skills this autumn

Do you ever feel overwhelmed when you’re assigned to write an essay? Do you struggle to manage your time effectively? Do you want to get better at sitting exams? Our colleagues in the Academic Skills Team are hosting a series of Study Skills webinars that address these common challenges and more. These webinars are designed…Continue Reading Brush up on your academic skills this autumn

Take a break, win a prize

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Here at CityLibrary we think it’s important to remind all of our students and staff about the importance of self-care during the exams and assessment period. Working hard to achieve excellent results can be tough, both mentally and physically. That’s why we like to encourage everyone to #TakeABreak. Whether you go for a walk, get…Continue Reading Take a break, win a prize

Return of 24/7 opening

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The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will open for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during City’s main exam and assessment period. Cass Learning Resource Centre: Monday 25th March – Friday 3rd May Northampton Square Library: Tuesday 23rd April – Friday 31st May Bookable study spaces will be available at both sites to…Continue Reading Return of 24/7 opening

Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

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We’re always impressed with the dedication displayed by City students, especially during the exam period when our libraries are full of focused individuals from morning until midnight. But we’re also keen to make sure you’re all taking of yourself, and of each other, during what can be a stressful time for many: having regular study…Continue Reading Food, fitness, fiction and fun: four top tips for surviving the exam period

Take a break

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It’s that time of the year again when exam revision and coursework deadlines leap to the top of your to-do list. It’s also that time of year when Library Services launches our #TakeABreak campaign. #TakeABreak is about highlighting how taking proper care of yourself can help you achieve better results. That might mean making sure you…Continue Reading Take a break

Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

Bookable individual silent study desks will return for the January assessment period at the Northampton Square Library and the Cass Learning Resource Centre. Students can book a desk to study for up to three hours a day, a maximum of four times a week. Each session can be booked up to one week in advance.  The full…Continue Reading Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

CityLibrary open 24/7 for January exams

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The Northampton Square and Cass libraries will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the January exam period, from Tuesday 2nd January until Friday 18th January, 2019. Library staff will be available at Help Desks and roving around as usual, with a security team in place overnight. Detailed opening hours can…Continue Reading CityLibrary open 24/7 for January exams

Take a break

You’re busy revising for your exams. You’re spending a lot of time in the library. And, now that we’re open 24/7 until Friday June 8th you’re able to spend even more time here if you want to. You’re working hard. You’re committed. You’re going to succeed. But it’s important to remember that your health and…Continue Reading Take a break