Tag Archives: study

New to Ara? Top ten tips to get set up for study

  Here are ten tips to get you started with study using My Ara. Download the My Ara app to make it easy for you to access all your resources from any device. Choose Courses and Moodle to see the information and assignments for … Continue reading

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Weekend studying is the best

Ara Christchurch city campus is open in the weekends and this is a great time to study and get yourself sorted if you are new to Ara. The library is at its quietest and there are plenty of study rooms available for you … Continue reading

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Exam help is on the way

Exams are looming but do not fret as Library and Learning Services have help on the way. Kickstarting the seminars off this coming friday (27th October) is a fabulous and timely session on doing better in exams. All seminars are … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday

Good news! From this Friday, 5th August, the City Campus library will be open until 8pm on Fridays. We’ve had a number of requests for this, and we’re happy we’re finally able to provide extended hours. Student Assistants will be … Continue reading

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School Holidays

It’s the school holidays. I can tell. There’s less traffic in the morning, the malls are mad, and there are more kids in the library. I found an interesting article from a British newspaper, saying school holidays (particularly the summer … Continue reading

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Want to enhance your study methods? – Try Read & Write Gold 10

This is assistive technology software developed by Texthelp Systems. I came across it when I wanted to format shift a PDF to Word to enable a blind student’s different assistive technology to access the information for audio delivery and Christine … Continue reading

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Where are we going?

…and how will we know when we get there? Libraries as we know them, have changed over the past 10 years or so. In fact, theyhaven’t stopped changing since the first Mechanics Institute and Exchange Libraries were introduced in New … Continue reading

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