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Exam Ready

Exams are coming. But we've got your back.

Exam time can be tough – especially now. To help you through, the Library, STAR team (Student Transition and Retention) and USU have prepared a program of activities to support you to relax, keep healthy, study effectively, connect with others and ace your exams!

Get an Exam Ready Care Pack

To help you keep on top of your study schedule and look after yourself the Library, STAR team and USU have develop an Exam Ready Care Pack. The pack includes a study planner along with some other gifts to help you through the exam period.

Requests for Exam Ready care packs have now closed. However, you can still download your Exam Ready Study Planner.

Download your Exam Ready Study Planner

Coffee in the Cloud

Take a break from study and connect with the other students. Chill out, have a laugh, ask some questions and meet new friends.

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Ready, Study, Go

Let your friendly Peer Learning Advisors be your study coaches. They’ll use the Pomodoro technique to help you beat procrastination and study effectively.

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You’re not in this alone! Peer Learning Advisors are ready to connect and answer your questions about uni life or to just have a chat. Drop in and say hi!

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Plan your Exam Ready

Keeping on top of your exam study can be hard. In this workshop, we’ll help you to plan your time over the exam period, so you stay on track and look after yourself.

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Positivity all around

Need a boost? Read some messages of encouragement from other students or write your own message to brighten someone else's day.

Get some positivity


The podcast for students, by students. Your Peer Learning Advisors will be sharing stories, providing advice, and answering all of your questions about Uni life.

Listen here

Puzzle Break

Take a break from study and try an online puzzle from the Library’s Digital Collections. Try piecing together a Honi Soit cover from the 80’s.

Do a puzzle!

Creature comforts

Soothe your exam nerves with some Aussie furry friends – come ‘face to face’ with possums, wombats, sugar gliders and other Aussie icons.

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Mindful moments

Step away from the books and join us for an online guided meditation and mindfulness session to help calm your mind and rejuvenate your energy.

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Baking on a budget

Cake boy (aka Arkady) has teamed up with registered dietitians to bring you this online baking class with a nutritional twist.

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Stretching for Success

Loosen your stiff muscles and learn simple exercises that you can do in short breaks, to keep your body supple and your mind composed during long study hours.

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Study Posture for Success

Book in for a free individual posture and study station consultation with a qualified physiotherapist to get through your exam preparation pain free!

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Health and Social chats

Connect with Peer Health Educators and CET Student Ambassadors to share self-care tips and find out where to go for help and support.

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Les Mills online workouts

Get your heart pumping with over 140 workouts available on demand for free for USYD Staff and Students.

Workout now