Free food at the Library during exams

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

It’s a busy time of year, and we know you’ve been working hard. Reward yourself with free food at the Library during the exam period. Each campus Library will have snacks available on select days. Find out dates and times for your campus below. Ballarat: A range of snack food and drinks will ...

#Exambusters: take a break in the Library

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Do you need a break from studying? During the exam period our campus libraries are offering games, chill out zones, and sustenance to keep you going. If you need to take your mind off things, Brisbane, Canberra and Strathfield have jigsaw puzzles to help you relax. Feeling nostalgic for simpler times? North Sydney ...

#Exambusters: silent and quiet study spaces

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Do you like to study in peace? We’ve put together a quick list of the silent and quiet study areas in each campus library. Ballarat: Quiet study: In the devoted quiet area of the library Ballarat Library map/text alternative Brisbane: Quiet study: Level A and B Brisbane Library map/text alternative Canberra: Silent study: Mezzanine level Canberra Library map/text alternative Melbourne: Silent study: the ...

#Exambusters: sustenance for study during exams

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

ACU Library will be providing free refreshments to help you recharge during the exam period. Dates, times, and refreshment options for each campus are listed below: Ballarat: Assorted snacks, cheese and biscuits, muesli bars, chocolate and bottled water. Date Day Time Venue 7 November Monday 8:30am Library 16 November Wednesday 8:30am Library 24 November Thursday 8:30am Library Brisbane: An assortment of healthy snacks. Date Day Time Venue 7 November Monday 10am Library 14 November Monday 10am Library 21 November Monday 10am Library Canberra: There will be juice, apples, mandarins, ...

#Exambusters: Access past exam papers online

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

The past exam repository includes past exams from the previous two years as provided to the library by faculties and schools. Sign in to the past exam papers site with your student number and password, then use the Exam Repository to track down a past exam paper you're after. The best way ...

#exambusters 6: library still open for business

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Exams are in full swing now. Remember campus libraries are open extended hours, including evenings and weekends right up until Friday 24 June! Check the times of each campus: Ballarat Brisbane Melbourne North Sydney Strathfield Need help finding a resource - use Library Search or come in and have a chat - we are here for you... Image Credit:  https://pixabay.com/en/open-sign-beach-rustic-open-sign-966315/

#exambusters pt 3: look after yourself!

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Reboot yourself with study break stretches. When you sit for long periods, your concentration can wander, making it harder to retain information. Gentle stretching has been shown to have positive benefits that help to maintain focus, including: increasing blood flow to your brain releasing your body from aches and pains reducing stress levels increasing energy levels Follow ...

#exambusters pt 2: exam preparation workshops weeks 10 & 11

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Missed the exam preparation workshops in Week 10?  Don’t worry Academic Skills are running some in week 11 (next week!) as well. These hour long workshops help you formulate a plan to make the best use of your time for preparing for exams. Go to http://leo.acu.edu.au/course/view.php?id=12421&section=8 to see when the workshop ...

Stretch yourself at exam time

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

During exam time, it’s important to exercise your mind and body. When you sit for long periods, your concentration can wander, making it harder to retain information. Gentle stretching has been shown to have positive benefits that help to maintain focus, including: increasing blood flow to your brain releasing your body from aches ...

Study week tips and tricks…

Monday, October 26th, 2015

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 ...