Exam and assessment tips

5 steps for students who have failed their exams

Posted on 21 June 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Einir from the Advice and Money Team shares 5 steps for students who have failed their exams…  The exam board has met and you will have received an email to say your results are available to be viewed on SIMS.  When you viewed your results did you find a dreaded F, or a lower classification or
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5 cam i fyfyrwyr sydd wedi methu eu harholiadau

Posted on 21 June 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Einir o’r Tîm Cyngor ac Arian yn rhoi 5 cam i fyfyrwyr sydd wedi methu eu harholiadau… Mae’r bwrdd arholi wedi cwrdd, a byddwch wedi cael ebost i ddweud bod eich canlyniadau ar gael i’w gweld ar SIMS.  Pan gawsoch eich canlyniadau, a gawsoch eich siomi gan ddosbarthiad neu farc llwyddo is na’r disgwyl,
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Ann, our Academic Study Skills Manager, shares organisation, revision and exam strategies for success…

Posted on 1 May 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

It is quite normal to get a little nervous at the thought of doing an exam, but the good news is, that with these tips you can enter the exam season feeling prepared and in control. From procrastination to planning to exam performance here are some practical strategies to get you going. Get Organised –
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Dyma Ann, ein Rheolwr Sgiliau Astudio Academaidd, yn rhannu awgrymiadau trefnu, adolygu a strategaethau mewn arholiadau i’ch helpu i lwyddo…

Posted on 30 April 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Mae’n eithaf arferol teimlo ychydig yn nerfus wrth feddwl am wneud arholiad, ond y newyddion da yw, gyda’r awgrymiadau hyn, gallwch ddechrau tymor yr arholiadau yn teimlo’n barod ac mewn rheolaeth. O oedi, i gynllunio, i’ch perfformiad mewn arholiad, dyma rai strategaethau ymarferol i’ch rhoi ar ben ffordd. Bod yn Drefnus – 5 Awgrym Ardderchog
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Tips on coping with anxiety before and during exams

Posted on 30 April 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Rachel, Wellbeing Practitioner, shares tips on coping with anxiety before and during exams. It is natural to feel anxious prior to an exam. In fact, a little anxiety can actually help performance. Anxiety and stress cause the body to release adrenaline which can be helpful when responding to challenging situations. Whilst being laid back has
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Awgrymiadau ynghylch sut i ymdopi â phryder cyn ac yn ystod arholiadau

Posted on 30 April 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Dyma awgrymiadau gan Rachel, Ymarferydd Lles o’r Gwasanaeth Cwnsela, Iechyd a Lles, ynghylch sut i ymdopi â phryder yn ystod arholiadau ac wedi hynny. Mae pryderu cyn arholiad yn deimlad cwbl naturiol. I ddweud y gwir, gall rhywfaint o bryder eich helpu i berfformio’n well. Mae pryder a straen yn achosi i’r corff ryddhau adrenalin
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Tips and advice for your exams and assessments

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Help is at hand to support you through the exam period. Our exam and assessment tips are here to help you through the next few weeks.   Whilst it’s important to work hard and try your best, try not to overdo it. Taking regular breaks and sticking to a healthy routine can improve your time management and make your
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Organisation, revision and exam strategies for success

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Ann, our Academic Study Skills Manager, shares organisation, revision and exam strategies for success…   Prior planning and preparation are the keys to exam success. So let me introduce my exams guide, with organisation, revision and in-exam strategies to help you set a course and stay on track. From planning to procrastination and revision notes
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Top tips to help you manage exam stress

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Amy from our Wellbeing Team shares some useful tips to help you cope with exam stress.   It is normal to feel a little bit of stress (some level of stress can help you focus), but too much of it can lead you to feel out of control and can make it harder for you to
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In-exam guidance: Three golden rules

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Chloe, from our Disability and Dyslexia Team shares three golden rules for the exam relevant to all students… With exams looming, here are three golden rules from us at the Disability and Dyslexia Team relevant to all students!
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Top tips to help you revise effectively

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Rachel from the Student Wellbeing Team shares tips on how to manage your revision time effectively.     It can be really hard to find self-motivation as the exam period gets closer. It requires a great deal of discipline and organisation to revise, especially when the joint demands of different courses or modules become overwhelming. Good
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The Exam Diet: Your guide to budget-friendly brain food

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

27Kate, our Student Intern, shares her tips for eating well on a budget during exams…   Endless tesco meal deals, the occasional wi-wo, various chocolatey snacks and an array of beverages from hoffi coffi’s selection may seem like the ideal exam diet, but it’s neither brain food nor budget-friendly. I know the struggles of exam
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Presentation Panic? Tips to help

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Victoria, Student Intern, shares her advice on preparing for a presentation…   Most students experience a bit of presentation panic at some point. Your stomach drops, your mouth goes dry, your knees wobble beneath you and a lump forms in your throat. It can be especially terrifying if it’s marked. However, burying your head in the
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Tips on coping with anxiety before and during exams

Posted on 7 January 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Rachel, Wellbeing Practitioner from the Counselling, Health & Wellbeing Service, shares tips on coping with anxiety before and during exams. It is natural to feel anxious prior to an exam. In fact, a little anxiety can actually help performance. Anxiety and stress cause the body to release adrenalin which can be helpful when responding to challenging
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What to do if something affects your exam performance

Posted on 27 November 2018 by Your Student Life, Supported

Amy from our Advice and Money Team tells us more about ‘extenuating circumstances’ and how you can make sure that a difficult time in your life does not unduly impact your academic chances… Despite your best efforts to concentrate and revise it’s quite possible that Murphy’s Law will strike and anything that can go wrong, will go
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Exams and your tier 4 visa

Posted on 1 May 2018 by Your Student Life, Supported

Kristina Bowers, International Student Advisor, tells us more about Exams and Your Tier 4 Visa… Exam season is almost upon us and I’m sure that all our students have been hard at work! With good preparation and sound study, hopefully everyone will get the results that they are hoping for. However, things don’t always go quite to
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