Exam and revision
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We've put together some tips, tools and resources to help get you through exams and revision, as well as looking after your mental health and wellbeing.

Getting through exam season might feel like having a mountain to climb, but exams are really the culmination of lots of smaller steps you’ve taken throughout the year – lectures, reading and coursework. Revision is just a small part of your preparation. It can be an intense time nevertheless, so we've spoken to our academic experts and current students to collate their top tips to get you through.

Nail your A-levels

Studying for your A-levels this summer? Our lecturers guide you through their top tips that will help you prepare for your essays, exams and revision. Watch and then apply their advice to your own writing.


Top tips for English Poetry

Senior Lecturer Dr. Paul Whickman and second-year student Meg help you improve poetry analysis with this technique that turns your impressions into model answers.

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How to succeed at History

Programme Leader Dr. Ruth Larsen shares key concepts for essay writing, what pitfalls to avoid, and suggestions for your free time between study.

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