Ace Your Student Life with Bullet Journalling: Your Ultimate Guide!

Bullet Journalling Guide for Students

If you've ever found yourself juggling a bunch of assignments, exams, project deadlines, and social commitments, then you know the struggle of staying organised in the chaotic world of academia. Fear not, for we bring you the ultimate tool that will revolutionise your student life - Bullet Journalling!

What is Bullet Journalling, you ask? 

It's not just your average planning tool; it's a flexible and creative system that lets you customize your organisational approach according to your unique needs and preferences. It combines the benefits of a to-do list, diary, planner, and journal all in one magical notebook. So, grab your favourite pen and let's dive into the wonderful world of Bullet Journalling!

1. Start with a Simple Notebook:

You don't need an expensive journal to get started. Find a notebook that speaks to you – one with smooth, high-quality paper that will make your writing and doodles shine. The blank pages are your canvas, so feel free to express yourself.

2. Create a Key and Index:

Every great Bullet Journal starts with a key, which is a set of symbols that represent different tasks, events, and notes. This will help you categorise your entries quickly. Additionally, keep an index at the beginning of your journal, so you can easily find what you need later.

3. Monthly Spreads for the Big Picture:

Start each month with a monthly spread, where you can jot down important dates, deadlines, and upcoming events. This gives you a bird's-eye view of the month, allowing you to plan ahead effectively.

4. Weekly and Daily Spreads for Focus:

As a student, your schedule can be unpredictable. Weekly spreads let you break down your tasks and goals for the week ahead, while daily spreads provide the perfect space to track your to-do lists, class notes, and personal thoughts.


5. Habit Tracker for Building Good Habits:

Want to exercise regularly, read more books, or simply drink enough water each day? A habit tracker will be your best friend. It's a visual representation of your habits, motivating you to stay consistent.

6. Collections for Everything Else:

Bullet Journaling doesn't just cover academic tasks; it's a hub for all aspects of your life. Create collections for your favourite quotes, dream travel destinations, gratitude lists, or even a bucket list of things you want to achieve during your college years.

7. Embrace Creativity:

Don't be afraid to make your Bullet Journal uniquely yours. Add colours, doodles, stickers, washi tapes, and anything else that sparks joy. It's your personal sanctuary, after all!

8. Reflect and Improve:

Regularly review your Bullet Journal to see what's working and what isn't. Are there any habits you need to adjust? Any layouts that could be more efficient? Bullet Journalling is a flexible system, so feel free to experiment and tweak it to fit your changing needs.

9. Celebrate Your Wins:

Remember to celebrate your accomplishments, no matter how big or small. Whether it's acing an exam, completing a challenging project, or simply staying organized throughout the week, give yourself a pat on the back.

10. Connect with the BuJo Community:

Bullet Journalling has a massive and welcoming online community. Join platforms like Instagram, Pinterest, or Reddit to share your own creations, get inspired by others, and pick up fantastic ideas to level up your BuJo game.

So, unleash your inner creativity and let bullet journalling become your secret weapon to conquer the student life chaos. Stay organised, stay focused, and most importantly, stay true to yourself. Happy journalling!


Want to up-level your bullet journalling?

Introducing LEUCHTTURM1917 x Cleer Learning Journal

In this fast-paced digital age, there's something magical about putting pen to paper and letting your thoughts flow onto the pages. LEUCHTTURM1917, a brand renowned for its high-quality notebooks, understands the power of handwriting in fostering direct thinking and creativity. Teaming up with Cleer, they've created a masterpiece that will revolutionise the way you learn and retain knowledge—the Learning Journal.

The concept is refreshingly simple—write down what you want to learn. Yes, you read that right. By putting pen to paper and organising your thoughts in the Learning Journal, you can strengthen your understanding and bolster your memory. It's a proven fact that the act of writing enhances comprehension and retention, making the Learning Journal a powerful tool in your learning arsenal.

Here's how it works: take a moment to jot down your learning objectives. Whether it's acing that challenging subject, mastering a new skill, or deepening your knowledge in a specific field, the Learning Journal is your dedicated space to chart your course to success. As you delve into your studies, use the journal to structure the content, create summaries, and outline key points. The act of writing itself is a cognitive process that helps you internalize information and connect the dots more effectively.

But wait, there's more! The Learning Journal isn't just about learning within the confines of a classroom or traditional education setting. It's a versatile companion for all aspects of life. Take advantage of its pages to set personal growth goals, keep track of thought-provoking quotes, or even document your creative ideas. It's your canvas to explore, discover, and expand your horizons.

Sounds amazing, right? Find out more and buy yours here!

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Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees
Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black - Leuchtturm 1917 - Under the Rowan Trees

Bullet Journal Edition 2 Black

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In cooperation with the international Bullet Journaling community and designer Ryder Carroll, Leuchtturm 1917 are writing the next successful chapter of the original Bullet Journal Edition 2.

The intensive exchange with the BuJo community has generated ideas for new features and details, with which Ryder Carroll’s ground-breaking method for self-organisation can be integrated into your own life even more intuitively. Enjoy more individual structure and creativity – with the new Bullet Journal® – Edition 2.

  • Specially developed low-transparency 120 g/m² paper
  • Page Dividers for smart markings on each page
  • Grid Guide for calendar overviews, diagrams and trackers
  • Sticker Set with practical monthly and weekly overviews
  • Pocket Guide with Bullet Journaling instructions
  • Cover also available now in the exclusive shade Blush

Grid Guide

Easily accessible right on the front cover, the guide will help you quickly layout your pages.

Built for BuJo

Edition 2 is packed with BuJo specific features including a Bullet Key, Index, and Future Log.

Smart Grid

Each of the 204 numbered pages features a dot-grid designed to perfectly balance various layouts with or without borders. Subtle markers help to quickly divide up the grid and display page status.

Room to breathe

The pages feature slightly larger margins to frame your content and make it pop. It also lends itself to lettering titles in either vertical or horizontal orientations.

More than meets the eye

Leuchtturm's new revolutionary sustainably sourced 120 GSM paper was specifically engineered to be the best canvas for your thoughts, no matter how you choose to express them.

Pocket Guide

Featuring lots of new information and visual examples, the pocket guide is a great resource for new and experienced Bullet Journalists alike. Bonus: it fits into the back pocket of the notebook and serves as a ruler.

Sticker Sheet

Quickly set up your Monthly Logs with the date-related stickers. Stick the metallic dots and bolts next to things you want to stay mindful of, both in and outside of your notebook.

Bullet Journal Edition 2 Features:

• 120 g/sqm paper
• Page divider for quick grouping of pages
• Detachable Bullet Journal® pocket guide in English
• Grid guide in the inside cover
• Set of stickers featuring days of the week, months and much more ...
• Ruling: Dotted
• Three page-markers
• Index, Future Log and 206 numbered pages
• Elastic enclosure band
• Gusseted pocket for small souvenirs, notepads or cards
• Thread-bound book
• Stickers for labelling and archiving
• Cover colour: Black or Blush with blind embossing "Bullet Journal"

• Format:
Medium (A5) 145 x 210 mm Hardcover

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