Use Motivation to Beat Procrastination

So it’s nearly that time again. Exams are looming around the corner and they’ll be here before you know it. The feeling of dread is starting; that negative voice in your head is telling you that you’re never going to pass. (Especially that really dull subject that you regret picking – seriously, what were you […]

From Education to the Abyss – A Social Conversation

While working on the new feature film, Life Just Is, which focuses on key issues faced by a group of friends in the months following their graduation, the film’s creators came to realise that many graduates had a story to tell about their experiences of entering ‘the real world’. With this in mind, they have […]

5 Brain-Boosting Foods That’ll Have You Flying Through Exam Time

Have you ever wished there was a magic pill to help you boost your brainpower? Well, unfortunately there isn’t, but a few small additions to your diet could definitely help along the way.  Here’s some top tips for boosting your brainpower by changing the way you eat. 1.    Drink more water It may seem obvious, and […]

Staying Safe

We at Source know how to have a good time, so we’ve decided to share our ‘keeping safe’ secrets to help keep our readers safe too. Keeping yourself and your valuables safe doesn’t have to be chore, in fact it’s pretty easy to do… Plan Try to plan where you’re going and ask around friends […]

Revision Techniques

So by now you’ll have read Jacquelyn’s amazing  ‘How To….Revise‘ guide which sets you up perfectly to begin revising (if you haven’t read it yet, click that link, have a cheeky look and then come back here). That guide is great, with loads of useful hints and tips on how to really sink your teeth […]

How To… Revise

It’s a word we all fear: revision. Unfortunately it’s a huge part of student life, whether you’re studying for your Standard Grades or exams at university. Fortunately, here at Source, we understand the difficulty thousands of students across Scotland face, so we’ve come up with a few handy hints and tips to help the revision […]

A new language, a new life

Sixth year student Sarah Stirling takes a look at the importance of learning a new language… Communication is this era’s currency. With Facebook now boasting one seventh of the world’s population, we are more connected that we have ever been. Businesses aren’t taken seriously unless they are global these days – you have to think […]

Getting on course

Whether you want to be a mechanic, chef, journalist or lawyer, enrolling in your local college could help you get there. So what’s the score? As the year progresses, the question of “What next?” will be playing on the minds of Scots near and far. If uni isn’t your thing and you’re not ready for […]