Survival guide, rehearse timings, dictation, 365 study tips, CV review, wifi, graduate attributes and covid response
Welcome to the third post in this student learning blog series. This week’s featured resources, brought to you by various members of staff from across the University, are below.
Food for thought
Survival guide whilst social distancing. Tips from colleagues at the University of the Highlands and Islands to inspire students who are self-isolating or studying from home.
Rehearse the delivery of a presentation. Use PowerPoint to practice, time and record a presentation before you deliver it for real to an audience.
Dictate with voice commands in Word. Why not try using dictation to convert spoken words into text when writing your next essay?
Opportunities and events
Study tips in Microsoft 365. Learn about the Microsoft 365 tools which can help you during your studies in this online training session on Thursday 3 September, 2-3pm.
CV and cover letter review. Join the online Professional Skills Plus Curriculum workshop on Monday 21 September (4-6pm) to learn more about the etiquette of the professional application process and have your own documents analysed.
Different way to setup eduroam. Students now have the option to set up eduroam on their devices ahead of arriving at St Andrews. This means you can get online as soon as you move in and connect to eduroam hotspots on your journey here.
Graduate attributes launch. Develop and track your skills progression in twenty attributes (which fall into five categories) to heighten your employability and showcase your transferable skills. Personalise your wheel in MySaint via the ‘My Graduate Attributes’ tab.
In case you missed it
Covid Rapid Response Team and Code of Conduct. The University unveiled its approach to dealing with any suspected coronavirus infection as we head towards the new term.