In this post we would like to make you aware of the services which are there to support you. The Student Channel also provides useful tips and advice on studying from home and to help you reduce exam stress.
- Take regular exercise – The Aberdeen Sports village doors may be temporarily closed, but they have provided some easy, enjoyable workout solutions that’ll help you keep fit whilst studying from home. Need a bit of Yoga in your life? Your fellow classmates in the Yoga Society have created some great online sessions.
- Avoid suffering in silence – There is always someone you can talk to at the university, whether that’s the University’s Counselling office, the Chaplaincy, the Nightline Listening and Information Service (please note that the Nightline Listening and Information Service currently run a reduced service) or the Student Advice and Support Office. A chat service is also available via the university’s Support Services page and via Student Life.
- Try being mindful.
- Check out exam-related info and advice from AUSA (the Aberdeen University Students’ Association).
- Browse the Toolkit to find out about technological tools like MindManager, GoConqr and Evernote, which may help you with revision.
- Take time to relax – The NHS can also help with information and advice to help students deal with exam stress. Relaxed breathing and deep muscle relaxation are two methods that are proven to reduce stress levels.
- University of Aberdeen – Services and Support
- The Student Room – Dealing with exam pressure and stress
- NHS – Stress busters
- NHS – Struggling with Stress
- NHS – Moodzone
- NHS – easy time-management tips
- Mind – How to manage stress
- Mind – How to cope with student life
- Stress Busting – 13 Tips on how to deal with exam stress
Wishing all our students very best of luck with their exams. Please remember to contact Library staff if there is anything we can help with.