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Nobody ever regretted taking good notes during lectures! Not only do you create a personal resource that you can use to revise for terms tests and exams, but you’ll also be more likely to have confidence in your knowledge of the topic.

Study guides

Note taking (PDF, 576KB)

Some tips for making effective notes in lectures.

Quick tip sheets

Making the most of your notes (PDF, 601KB)

Quick tips on effective notetaking and notemaking.


For more information, and to register, see the SLC workshops page.


Tips on taking notes in lectures, making notes from readings, and using notes to help your learning.

Mindmapping – unleashing your mind’s power

Learn to use mind-mapping as an effective graphic alternative to conventional linear note-taking. Mind-mapping can also be used when planning essays and assignments and in exam revision.