Exam Bootcamp

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As the semester two exams are just around the corner, the Skills Centre is offering a series of lunchtime sessions to help students maximise their study and preparation efforts during this busy time. Don't forget to book your place to ensure your spot in these sessions.

 

Preparing for Exams - A Practical Guide 

This session will provide practical tips and tricks for effective study routines in the lead up to exams, guidance on how to plan your study timetable, and help to develop efficient exam techniques.

 

Using Technology to prepare for Exams

Let your device do the talking- making the most of the on-campus technology. Learn how to use on campus software to convert text into audio.  Also, see how you can use your phone to listen to anything from websites to textbooks.

 

Taking Examinations at UCC

This session, offered by the Exams and Records Office at UCC, will provide practical guidance on the examinations process in UCC and how to prepare for and conduct yourself during examinations.

 

Minding Yourself During Exams - Mindfulness Techniques

This session will help students develop mindfulness techniques to remain calm and centred during times of stress and activity. Mindfulness, at its most basic, is a way of becoming present in the moment through deep breathing exercises and meditation. It is a very popular way of reducing stress and finding clarity in our hectic modern lives.

 

Practice Exam Sessions

Sit in an exam-like room for an hour with other students and practice exam questions. Bring a question that you would like to answer and practice taking the exam.

 

Managing Stress and Anxiety Workshops 

Free 90 minute workshops by Student Counselling & Development. Facilitated by Anne Cooke, these sessions explore causes of anxiety, including exam stress, and offer practical ways to reduce stress. 

Managing Stress & Anxiety Workshop - Thursday March 28th @ 2.30pm, ORB G20. To book a place click HERE

Managing Stress & Anxiety Workshop - Thursday April 11th @ 11.30am, ORB 101. To book a place click HERE

Additional details can be found on the student counselling website 

https://www.ucc.ie/en/studentcounselling/info/

 

 

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