Study smarter not harder! These strategies are designed to help you make the most of your study time.
Studying effectively resources
We all have learning strengths and areas that make study more challenging. Reflecting on all aspects of our university experience and the kinds of difficulties that might interfere with our progress is a great first step.
This template will help you to plan the things you need to do each week.
Many students find that applying active learning helps them to move beyond remembering and understanding towards engaging with ideas in a more complex way.
Find out how to manage and reduce your stress levels while studying.
Learning in lectures, tutorials, and online
Explore and understand the various learning environments at university.
What makes your teacher a happy marker?
Find out what teachers like to see when marking assignments in this short video.
Why is your first assessment so important?
Find out what teachers say about their students' first assignments in this short video.
Download a term planner template to help you manage time and tasks.
Managing post-graduate coursework
These tips and study strategies will help you manage your time efficiently and make your postgraduate coursework a positive and enjoyable experience.
Motivation and online study
Strategies to help you maintain focus and direction.
Using a writing process
A six-step process to get writing done.
Learning from online recordings
Six top tips from UoM students to help you engage with online recordings
Learning from feedback
Feedback isn’t simply about someone telling you what you did right or wrong – it's a process in which you reflect on your past performance and take action to improve future performance.
Study more effectively
Most students begin with good intentions to work hard and achieve good marks. Yet, some students work hard and still do not progress well. Long hours spent studying don’t necessarily equate to quality learning. Therefore, it’s important to be strategic in your studies and make the most out of your time.
Getting the most out of lectures
Preparation and revision are just as important as what you do during your lectures.
Using Digital Tools to optimise study
Digital tools can help you improve your time and task management, note-taking and collaboration skills.
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