Help your exam preparation and access past exam papers online.
You can search for old tests to help with your exam prep. This is a great way to see what types of questions you may be asked and to even practise taking exams.
A few points:
- log in with your network user name and password to access the PDF exam papers
- enter the unit code without spaces, e.g. EDFD454 or an asterisk after the letters, e.g. EDLA*
- only exams from the past four semesters are held
- not every exam is there, this depends on the lecturer
- multiple-choice questions have been removed
Bonus tips and tricks:
- Each library has quiet library spaces for study. Plan your study sessions and book a PC or group study room online.
- Libraries are open normal semester hours in exam time.
- Listen to relaxing music in Naxos Music Library to help reduce background noise.
- Check out Lynda.com for online videos on exam preparation.
- Don’t freak out if you forget your calculator, borrow one from the Library.
Some books/eBooks with strategies to help improve your study skills and cope with exam pressure:
- Brilliant study skills by Bill Kirton. Kirton’s book includes numerous tips for getting your mind and body ready for exams, including revising, improving your recall and performing under pressure.
- Coping with stress at university: a survivor’s guide by Stephen Palmer and Angela Puri. Not only does this book devote a chapter to dealing with exam preparation, but deals with how to stay healthy while studying.
- The exam skills handbook: achieving peak performance by Stella Cottrell. With chapters including “Getting in ‘The Zone’”, “Memory: remembering what we want when we need it”, “Stress, health and performance”, Cottrell’s guide is bound to have a few sure-fire tips to maximise your study.
- How to get A’s in college: hundreds of student-tested tips. This eBook presents a range of study strategies and test-taking skills.
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