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Mid-Year Fiction and Film Fun!

What do you like to do when there are no exams to study for, no assignments to finish at the last minute (check out Assignment Calculator to help plan your study), or lectures to take notes through? Some people like to take a holiday, others like to spend…

Time for exam preparation!

We’re now approaching Week 11 of semester and if you haven’t yet started your exam preparation, here are some tips to get you cracking! Gather information about your exams. Keep this information within reach such as in a calendar on your phone. What are the dates and times? Which campus…

Play games for free in the library Games Lab!

Kelvin Grove Library has been very popular with students spending their downtime in the Games Lab on level 4. The Xbox One or PS4 consoles, which are located in the Games Lab, come pre-loaded with games so all you need to do is collect the controllers from the library Helpdesk before you head…

How to take a break and not fall behind

The first few weeks of semester can be overwhelming. Assignment deadlines are coming up fast. Unit readings are piling up. While these things might be happening, taking a break, even for a couple of days, can make a positive difference to your productivity and outlook. The mid-semester break is…

Study Hack – Writing

Academic writing can be tough whether it be writing an essay or a literature review. We have some great resources in QUT Cite Write which will help you to get started, no matter what writing style you need. First things first, make a skeleton plan. You can do…

Library Study Spaces

Week 3 is here! And so begins the hunt for study spaces in the library. Here are some handy hints from library staff to getting the best seat in the house (library): Get to the library early! – No matter what campus you are at, if you want…

Exam preparation tips

It’s coming around to that time again – exams! Students from across all faculties take exams so we’ve put together some quick tips for you to do the best you can in your final assessments. What do you need to know? You can’t take your exam if you…

Mythbuster Series: Shhhhhhh!

Myth #1: You can’t talk in the library. Not-A-Librarian: “You must love telling people to be quiet all the time.” Librarian: “Only when people ask that question.” Contrary to popular belief librarians don’t revel in shushing people all day. The days of the library being a silent place of study are…