What is Universal Design for Learning & how does Jamworks aid UDL?

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Universal design for learning (UDL) is a well-recognised framework for developing inclusive and accessible learning environments. This approach enables educators to anticipate and remove barriers to learning for all students, regardless of their ability, existing knowledge, or unique characteristics. Using a proactive approach, UDL welcomes student diversity and tackles the standard one-size-fits-all curriculum.  Educators can […]

The Future of Education: How AI is Changing The Way We Learn

Is artificial intelligence (AI) the future of education? Governments, researchers, and organisations have highlighted that AI has the power to revolutionise education for teachers, students, and institutions. This shift has already been embraced in some educational institutions, while others have banned the use of AI tools. However, these bans are a temporary solution to a […]

How to use ChatGPT to write an essay … It’s not worth the risks!

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Unless you’ve spent the last six months locked in a windowless room trying to complete assignments, then you’ve probably heard of ChatGPT, the AI chatbot that uses natural language processing to create humanlike conversational dialogue  As a student, hearing about websites such as ChatGPT seemed like the answer to all of my essay writing problems. […]

Positive Affirmations for Anxiety

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Positive affirmations for anxiety can be a simple, yet effective way to engage in self-help. It can be hard to manage anxiety, especially those unhelpful and negative thoughts that might cloud your mind. However, positive affirmations can be a tool to help you manage those anxious thoughts and feelings. In this blog, we’ll share over […]

Must-have Student Discount offers for this Autumn

It’s been a while now since the last loan instalment dropped and with the cost of living on the rise each week, us students need to save money more now than ever! But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with a full list of the must-have student discount offers available to use this academic term […]

How to Develop a Routine at University

Starting a new term, whether it’s for the first or last time can be overwhelming. You may have just moved into a new accommodation which can feel unsettling and are trying to cram everything into your new busy timetable all thanks to lectures! It’s normal to feel stressed; summer for many students gives a false […]

Social Ideas to do with your New Flatmates

As many students moved into halls accommodation this weekend, I thought it would be helpful to share my list of ideas and social activities you can do with your new flatmates to help break the ice, find common interests and most importantly, have fun! Flat Food Shop Once you and all of your flatmates have […]

Megan’s University Checklist

As I enter the third year of my degree, I thought I would share with you my checklist on things to do before you arrive at university! Pack some Home Comforts Moving away from home can be hard. It’s a new city, a new set of housemates and a new bedroom. As an international student, […]

Cool and Unique Societies to join at University

One of the best ways to socialise at university is to join a society or sports team. There are an abundance of options to choose from, however if you don’t have a specific hobby, interest or sport that you are passionate about it can be hard to find the right fit for you. So, let’s […]

World Days to add to your Student Calendar

Nowadays there seems to be a designated day for just about everything and it’s pretty hard to keep track of them all. Different days are important to people for various reasons, but what days are worth noting as a student, and how can keeping track of these days benefit our student experience?   JANUARY 21st […]