Friday, January 25, 2013

Welcome back to staff and students

Welcome back to all staff and returning students of the Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and  Information Technology. I hope that 2013 will be a very good year for you. As your faculty librarian I look forward to be of assistance to you.

I want to encourage all students, especially postgraduate students, to make use of the online training that is
available 24/7.

A special welcome to new students and first year students at NMMU! Enjoy the welcoming ceremony of the First-Year Orientation Programme that takes place tomorrow. To know more about the library at North Campus, have a look at the library orientation video that is now available.

The following two pieces offer good advice to first year students:

88 Surefire Tips for Succeeding in College deals with:

  • Seize the Day
  • Class and Note Taking
  • Studying
  • Test Taking
  • Writing Papers
  • College Resources
  • Career Planning
  • Money Management
  • Time Management
  • Campus Life
  • Survival

Surviving the College Life covers:

  • How to Stay on Track on Campus
  • Financial Responsibility on Campus
  • Study Tips
  • Use Classroom Time Wisely
  • Writing Tips
  • Exams
  • It's Okay to Have Fun 
  • Dealing With Dorm Life

The library has computers on the first floor that you may use once you have been registered.
Wishing you success in your studies at NMMU!

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