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Network, Collaborate and Find Help
Network and collaborate
Keep in touch with your tutor and lecturers
Create and participate in virtual study groups for each module to discuss ideas, analyse texts together and swap study tips.
You can use group chats like Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp etc.
Keep the groups active and regular
Don’t deal with your problems in isolation: ask help to classmates, tutor, lecturers, student support services and us (Academic Learning Development)!
Try active learning even if you are online and remote. The more "active" you are when studying and revising, the more you will learn.
Active participation in online classes
Engage with your learning
Do the reading before virtual classes
Participate in the classes
Active study techniques
Engaging the brain (linking, associations, processing, elaborating, applying)
Involving the body (writing, drawing, speaking)
Involving the senses (hearing, watching, experiencing)
Active revision strategies
For more information on memory and active revision strategies check our guide on