Surviving exams

There’s no denying that exams can be stressful. But it’s also a fact that being well prepared and confident can help you breeze through. You just need to get yourself into the right frame of mind!

Some things that the Student Learning Centre can help you with:

  • knowing when to start studying
  • knowing exactly what you need to focus your study on
  • being able to plan your study
  • being able to recall what you’ve learned during the semester
  • finding a study/life balance that works for you

Study guides

Preparing for exams (PDF, 3.05MB)

The best way to prepare for exams is to start early, to plan your revision, and use some good learning strategies. This study guide offers tips and advice on planning and prioritising your revision, as well as some general strategies on how to study more effectively for your exams.

Quick tip sheets

Go for gold (PDF, 95KB)

A quick tip sheet to help you prepare for exams.


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

Preparing and Revising for Exams

A 50 minute workshop on how to plan your study and prepare and revise more effectively.

Essay Writing for Exams

This workshop focuses on preparing for exam essays and making the most of the time during the exam. Even under exam conditions, you will be expected to produce well-developed and logically structured essays, so how can you most effectively achieve this?