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Preparing for exams

Preparing for and taking exams is often an anxiety-provoking process. It's important to feel confident that you know what you're meant to be doing and are preparing in the most effective way. Feeling confident about these aspects will make the exam itself a less daunting experience.

student writing at deskThis section includes resources to help you to get your exam preparation sorted early, with strategies to organise your time, select materials for revision and practice writing exam questions.

  We also have a series of bite-size video tutorials on preparing for exams:

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Referencing: why, how and when

Wed 2 Dec, 2.00-3.00

URS 2n13

Getting your referencing right can be a concern, especially if you haven't done it before.

Understanding how and why we ask you to use references can help you to see what you need to do.

Come and ask your questions about referencing at this friendly seminar. No need to book.


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