With the end of year exams well underway, It’s very likely that you’re actively trying to do everything else to pretend they don't exist and cursing the person who ever thought up the word 'revision'. While revising for an upcoming exam can seem daunting, it is also incredibly important.
When revising for exams, it can often feel as though none of it is sinking in. This is because everyone learns differently, a revision method that works for your friend may not be helpful to you at all. Even small things such as your environment can change how effective your revision sessions are. With that in mind, here are some of the best tips for revision for everyone, no matter how you learn.
When it comes to mental health and wellbeing, there are plenty of damaging stigmas. Issues regarding how ‘serious’ their mental health is, or fear of being judged, are a huge part of why university students are less likely to talk to someone about their problems - or even admit to themselves that they may require help. With the suicide rates of university students climbing higher than the general population, it’s crucial for this stigma to be quashed.
When it comes to university there are many things to consider that will affect your life as a student. One major factor will be your student home. After all, this is where you’ll spend at least half of your time - with all-nighters desperately trying to finish an essay, numerous takeaways and lots of lazy afternoons. It’s important to think about the other people that you’ll share your student home with. So, is ‘the more the merrier’ or ‘less is best’?