Tag Archives: Manchester Metropolitan University

One course, some coffee and a chat – Katie Nicholas talking to Kathryn Graham

“Since graduating from my undergraduate degree in 2014, returning to university one day has been at the back of my mind. After leaving the University of Leeds almost exactly three years ago I have had a variety of jobs and … Continue reading

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Group work – experiences and advice by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

When you sign up for the MLIS, whatever university you’re taking it with, get set to engage in group work. Be warned, you may be used to working as part of a team in work, but doing it on the … Continue reading

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First term may be over for Helen and Lorna, but they’ve decided to do a little assignment of their own.

We present to you, for your pleasure: “Term 1 to the tune of O Little Town of Bethlehem” and “The Twelve Days of Uni”. Essays should be more like this!   Lyrics: “Term 1 to the tune of O Little … Continue reading

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Experiences, Essays and Enthusiasm: The story so far by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

After their first month of studying Lorna Dawson and Helen Kiely got together to swap experiences of their MA programmes so far… LD:  On the induction day I sat in a small cosy lecture room, with twenty something other new … Continue reading

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My course to the course…(see what I did there) by Katie Nicholas

I started the MA in Library and Information at MMU in September 2014 after working as Library Assistant at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust for just over year. I had a place on a Masters in English and … Continue reading

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Back to school! by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson are about to embark on that milestone in the library and information profession: the Library and Information Masters. They take a look at careers, courses and aspirations. HK: I’ve come into libraries in a rather circuitous … Continue reading

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