Supporting your study

Academic study skills classes; specialist services for students with a disability, physical or mental health condition or specific learning difficulties; school and exam adjustments.

What’s it really like to work from home? (compared to university life)

Posted on 28 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Geography graduate Harriet gives us an insight into her working from home experience in the Civil Service Fast Stream. Due to COVID-19, my work as a Fast Stream Policy Advisor on negotiations with the EU has gone from fast-paced and reactive, to long term strategy and preparation. Following the Public Health guidelines, I am currently
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Amser i Siarad Streiciau!

Posted on 27 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Gyda streic arall ar y gweill unwaith eto, roeddem am dawelu eich meddyliau nad yw’r byd ar ben, a bod cymorth a chyngor ar gael. Rydym yn deall y byddwch yn bryderus ac yn poeni sut bydd y streiciau hyn yn cael effaith arnoch chi a’ch astudiaethau. A fydd effaith ar fy marciau? Pam mae
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Time to talk strikes!

Posted on 27 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

With strike action upon us once again, we wanted to reassure you that all is not lost, help and support is available. We understand that you will be anxious and worried about how these strikes will impact you and your studies. Will my marks be affected? Why does this keep happening? What can I do
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‘Mae fy mhryder yn fy mharlysu mewn arholiadau – rwy’n poeni y byddaf yn methu!’

Posted on 19 January 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

“Rwyf yn fy 2il flwyddyn a dwi wedi sylwi nad wyf yn ymdopi ag arholiadau yn dda iawn. Rwy’n ymdopi’n iawn â fy ngwaith cwrs yn ôl pob golwg, ond mae fy meddwl yn mynd yn wag pan fyddaf o dan bwysau mewn ystafell arholiad! Rydw i eisoes wedi gorfod ailsefyll rhai arholiadau ac rwy’n
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‘My anxiety paralysis me in exams – I’m worried I’ll fail!’

Posted on 19 January 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

“I’m in my 2nd year and I’m finding that I’m not coping with exams very well. I seem to do okay in my coursework but when put under pressure in exam settings I just go blank. I’ve already had to re-sit some exams and I’m worried I’m going to have to re-sit the whole year
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Cyngor ynghylch arholiadau gan fyfyriwr ôl-raddedig sy’n gwybod orau!

Posted on 2 January 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Ewch ati i gynllunio! A’r tymor arholi’n agosáu’n gyflym, mae cynllunio mor bwysig. Pan ydw i’n dweud cynllunio, rwy’n golygu cynllunio pob dim. Mae eisoes digon o straen i fywyd, ac mae pwysau ychwanegol arholiadau ac adolygu dros y Nadolig yn gallu bod yn feichus. Ond rwy’n addo i chi, os ydych chi’n trefnu, amserlennu
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Exam tips from a postgrad student in the know!

Posted on 2 January 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Get Planning! With exam season fast approaching it is so important to plan. When I mean plan, I mean everything. Life is stressful enough and the added pressure of exams and revision to consider over the Christmas break isn’t an easy one. But I promise you if you organise, schedule and divide your time accordingly
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My top tips for freshers’…

Posted on 24 September 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Hi all, I’m Clare, a third year Ancient History student. I’m also a student mentor. The student mentor scheme matches first year students (mentees) to mentors from the same academic School (there are mentors in every school except for Architecture). Each mentor is assigned a small group of mentees and they meet on a regular
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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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