Helping #UoBeReady for summer assessments

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May the fourth be with you…

It’s that time of the year: summer assessments. You've been working hard all semester, and assessments are a great opportunity for you to showcase your skills, receive feedback and reflect on your progress. However, we appreciate that this can be a daunting time so we’re here to help #UoBeReady as you can be.

Keep scrolling for:

  • Revision support (including your downloadable study planner)
  • Study spaces on campus
  • Wellbeing support
  • Exam information including your timetable.

Over the next few weeks keep an eye on your inbox and socials for more support but you have totally got this. Or “got this you have” as Yoda would say (well it is Star Wars Day) ... Good luck!

Visit the UoBe Ready student intranet page for more details.

Get your free study planner template

Need a helping hand prioritising your time or tasks? Download and print out our blank study planner to make your workload more manageable. Best of all you can use it all year around!

Download now

Discover our study spaces on campus

If you’re looking for a quiet space to get your head down or somewhere to revise with your mates, this video highlights some of our new and improved study spaces.

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Green Heart Study Space May

Book onto our online workshops

The Academic and Digital Skills Centre have put together some online workshops during Assessment Support Weeks (9- 20 May) to help you improve and develop your study skills.

Book yourself on to workshops on:

  • Using digital tools to improve your time management
  • Academic writing
  • Preparing for exams and revision
  • Research skills for dissertations
  • Study and revise together (open to all Taught students)

There are also drop-in support sessions where you can ask quick questions relating to academic skills. It is suitable for queries such as checking a reference or asking advice about managing time or essay planning.

Find out more and book

Mental health and wellbeing support

Assessments can make you feel anxious and stressed, regardless of whether you're prepared or not. If you’re struggling, we’re #HereForYou. Don’t bottle it up, find the right wellbeing service for you and talk to us.

Reach out

Selly Express - now running until 1am

Studying late on campus? Hop on to the Guild’s free shuttle bus service in the evenings from 7pm to get dropped off to your door. You don’t need a ticket to ride – just show up outside the main Library with your student ID.

Find out more

Support from your student mentors

Over the next few weeks, the Guild and your Student Mentors also have lots coming up to help you during assessment season. Keep an eye on the Guild website and socials to find out more about:

  • Study pack giveaways
  • Free fruit and breakfast giveaways
  • Relaxation workshops
  • Dog cafes
  • Revision tips and exam guidance
  • Plus more.

Your personalised exam timetable

The main summer exam period for centrally organised exams will be taking place between Saturday 21 May to Saturday 11 June 2022 (including Saturdays and excluding Sundays).

Dates may differ for some programmes of study, please contact your School or Department for more information.

We recommend checking your personalised exam timetable ahead of time via the MyUoB app (or using a web browser).

Exam rules and conduct

Don’t put your degree at risk. Do take time out to check what rules and regulations are in place, particularly for online and for “open-book” exams. It’s also worth knowing the specific requirements for your exam by checking with your School or Department.

Check out the exam rules and regulations

Register for 'My Password'

Have you got a computer based exam? Sometimes with everything else on your mind, it can be hard to remember your password on the day. Make sure you sign up to 'My Password' - an app that lets you manage your own University password online without having to contact the IT Service Desk to change it or reset it, should you ever forget it.

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Part of the 'Making it Happen' Campaign

A new initiative for this academic year which shines a spotlight on how your views can shape your student experience.

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