Posts Tagged ‘Study Tips’

The Dos and Don’ts of Exam Study

The Dos and Don’ts of Exam Study

The exam period is a stressful time.  You have to prepare for and then sit a number of exams in a short period of time.  In fact if the exam timetable gods decide not to smile on you, it could mean you have to sit multiple exams in one day, or exams on consecutive days.  [...]

5 Easy Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Uni Library

5 Easy Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Uni Library

Don’t know your Dewey from your quarto? Your University library holds a wealth of resources, but it can be tough to navigate your way around if you are not used to the way libraries are run. Have no fear, however, because with a few tips from me, you will be well on your way to [...]

Group Assignments: The Good, the Bad, and the Ways to Make Them Work

Group Assignments: The Good, the Bad, and the Ways to Make Them Work

It’s late in the afternoon and the library is slowly starting to empty as students finish off their day. The ones who remain are split up into two groups. There are students who have a pile of coffee cups next to them and using a giant textbook as a pillow, and there are those who [...]

Seven Ways to Survive Studying for Exams

Seven Ways to Survive Studying for Exams

In an ideal world, a student would attend all of their lectures and tutorials. They would arrive punctually, listen attentively, take notes diligently and behave in an altogether studious and commendable fashion. In the real world, students sometimes fail to make it to their classes. When they do manage to attend (often late), the sound [...]

Little Known Ways to Maximise Exam Success

Little Known Ways to Maximise Exam Success

Before we really get started, I feel I should make you aware that this article will not emphasise the importance of studying for exams or tips on revision methods. Although these things are obviously essential, you’d be amazed at the fact that they’re often not your undoing. Some seemingly very simple, straightforward elements of taking [...]

Essay Writing 101

Essay Writing 101

Essays. Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, chances are no matter what you study, at some stage during your degree you will be required to write an essay. If you are an Arts student you will probably become so familiar with them that you may forget that other forms of assessment exist. Essays can be great [...]