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Current Awareness

What is current awareness and why is it important?

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Current awareness, or in other words staying up to date with a topic you're researching, is vital in ensuring what you're writing about hasn't gone out of date by the time you submit or publish your work. 

There are some really simple steps you can take to make sure you're kept informed of all the latest happenings in your industry or field of interest. Getting into the habit of staying up to date with your industry will also be hugely beneficial to your career once you graduate. This guide will take you through some of the most common methods you can utilise both here at GSM and after you graduate.