Students Staff

13 December 2013

Feeling stressed about exams? We’re here to help

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If you’re preparing for your January exams and are feeling stressed or anxious there is help available for you. The University Skills Centre (USC) offers Exam Preparation help as part of our Academic English Support classes as well

Don't suffer exam stress in silence - we are here to help

Don’t suffer exam stress in silence – we are here to help

as workshops in the Spring Term on Exam Preparation for all students. Our USC offers a range of great help and resources. You can find out more by visiting the University Skills Centre in person or contacting us by email on usc@essex.ac.uk.

Our student support team can also help you with Managing Exam Anxiety, there is information and guidance on our website or please do call in to Student Support  and talk to a member of our team or contact us via email at sso@essex.ac.uk. We can help you minimise stress before the exam and teach you self-help techniques to use during the exam too!

Don’t suffer in silence, we are here to help.

 

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12 November 2013

Do you have a disability or religious commitment which may affect your exams?

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If you have a disability including dyslexia or a medical condition which could affect your performance in examinations, you can apply for individual examination arrangements.

If you are unable to take an examination during the main examination periods, including Saturdays, on a Sabbath, holy day or religious festival, you can notify us of your religious commitments and apply for these to be taken in to account.

could a disability affect your exams?

could a disability affect your exams?

The deadline for applications for summer exams is 31 January.

There is no need to reapply if you are continuing on a course but if you have started to a new course for example a postgraduate course, please contact Student Support so we can put arrangements in place. More information about examinations can be found on the examinations office web pages.

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