Make the most of MOOCs with Jamworks

If you want to work on your CPD or simply do a bit of extra learning, then why not learn how to make the most of MOOCs! MOOCs are a great way to pass your time whilst building up your employable skills. Don’t forget to use Jamworks to get as much as possible out of […]

Why Jamworks is students’ favourite Technology Enhanced Learning tool


Technology Enhanced Learning is an approach to study at university that is becoming more utilised year after year. There are a number of reasons for this, with the main points being that technology enhanced learning provides many opportunities and additional benefits to students to achieve an improved learningexperience. In my first year of university, I […]

Why a Jamworks Pro account is an investment you need to make as a student

Student life is expensive, there’s no denying it, but what exactly are we choosing to spend our money on, and could we be opting for better investments? When we think about what students spend their money on, the typical things such as rent, tuition, bills, food and transport come to mind. These are then usually […]

Studying abroad in Europe vs studying in the US


If you are lucky enough to get the option to study abroad for a year during your degree – go for it! If this is something you know you want to do then make sure you apply to a university that offers this as part of the course. When it comes to deciding your location, […]

The value of extracurricular activities alongside your studies

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Taking part in extracurricular activities alongside your studies is a great way to take a wind down. You can gain new skills, meet new people and have a bit of fun! Here are a few different ways you can make use of your study breaks: Learn the benefits of extracurricular activities here. Exercise You spend […]

How much DSA can I get for Anxiety?

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There are a range of anxiety disorders which students can be diagnosed with that impact their learning and study ability. Therefore, students with a form of anxiety diagnosis are eligible to receive Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) which is a non- repayable grant available to students who’s learning is impacted by their disabilities. Do I have […]

What you’re entitled to: How much DSA for mental health conditions

Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a non-repayable grant that is available to students who’s learning is impacted by their disabilities and diagnosed conditions. There are a wide range of mental health conditions which students are diagnosed with that can cause them to struggle academically as a result and therefore stand as an eligibility to receive […]

How much DSA can I get for Depression?

Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a non-repayable grant available to UK students with learning difficulties and impacted disabilities. Depression is a mental health condition which is classed as an eligible diagnosis for receiving DSA at university, but how much is offered to students struggling with this condition? With over 27% of students at university reporting […]

Who is Eligible for DSA?

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Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) is a non-repayable grant available to students with disabilities, health problems and learning difficulties which is provided with the aim to aid students in the areas of which their studies are affected. It can be tricky to know who specifically is eligible for DSA as there are many factors to be […]

5 ways to beat the January study rut

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If you are heading toward a January study rut, don’t be alarmed! This happens to the best of us and it is probably best this happens now rather than nearer your deadlines. There are a few different ways you can try to get out of your rut. Get into a good routine that is manageable […]