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School of Culture Research Seminars

The first of this year’s School of Culture Research Seminars which will be held this week on 14th November, 4pm. The seminar, hosted by The Faculty of Education and Society Research Institute, will take place at Reg Vardy room 111 and is...

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WRITE Festival 2018

“Be inspired by words” – Find Something to Suit Your Needs at WRITE Festival 2018 WRITE Festival is returning to South Tyneside again this year, between 12th & 25th May. There are more events...

Study Skills: Self-efficacy

Self-efficacy and Study Skills   What is Self-Efficacy and why is it important?   Bandura (1977) suggests that self-efficacy is a belief in one’s abilities or capabilities. But don’t mistake self-confidence for self-efficacy! You...

Study Skills: Motivation

Motivation Motivation is something you can’t buy and repackage.  It can ebb and flow at crucial times. Sometimes you may feel like you’re on a perpetual treadmill. You may feel that you’re going through...