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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…

Welcome to Semester 1

So – you’ve found the library; worked out your preferred coffee shop; eaten some free pancakes; toga-ed up and perhaps even deciphered the campus map  to find your lecture locations. You’re feeling on top of things! It’s time to get serious. Keeping on top of your coursework and…

Bloom of doom

Poor Jacarandas. In Queensland they’re a signal that end of year exams are upon us and as such, the blooms strike fear, panic and desperation in students’ hearts and their beauty largely goes unappreciated. So, what can you do once the mass of purple fills the skies -…

#lifehack your exams

It goes without saying that good old fashioned reviewing, revising and throughout-the-semester planning will leave you in the best place regarding exam performance. QUT Library’s Studywell has some fantastic resources including an Exam Study Planner, advice on tackling exam anxiety and emergency exam preparation to get you on…

Because proofreading!

Bup? Really? Anyone who saw this picture in the media last week would have been incredulous at how on earth these sign writers managed this spelling absurdity: ‘Bup Stop’. Read the full story here. Still, it does prove how easily spelling and grammar mistakes can slip through unnoticed.…

Get ready for study

New in Semester 2? Welcome! Returning after Semester 1? Welcome back! Whether you are new to QUT or returning refreshed from break and ready to tackle another semester, QUT Library has plenty to offer you. Now is the time to: Attend a short workshop about writing, researching or…

Getting started with study

New in semester two? Awesome, welcome. You’re enrolled, you’ve got your student card, your password and email is set up, your tutorials are organised, and you’ve found the Library, the Student Guild Bar and the best coffee on campus… So, what next? Now is when you have time…

Get set!

It’s Week 1! Lectures and tutorials are happening.  You are taking notes and doing your readings.  Things are rolling along.  Great! Now is the time to think about starting your assignments.  No, it’s not too early!  For many units, assignment due dates will start around Week 6 of…