8 tips to beat exam stress

24 October 2018 | Video Evan Zerf. Photo Evan Zerf.

Settling down to study and then concentrating intensely in an exam takes skill and focus, but putting in the hard work now will pay off in the long run. In the final countdown to the end-of-year exams, these eight handy tips will help you to prepare for what lies ahead.

University of Cape Town (UCT) final exams will run from Monday, 29 October, until Wednesday, 14 November. Read the UCT exam timetable.

If you are experiencing anxiety or need someone to speak to, please contact:

  • SADAG UCT Student Careline 24/7 toll free: 0800 24 25 26, or SMS 31393 for a callback
  • Student Wellness Service: 021 650 1017/20.
  • UCT Campus Protection Services: 021 650 2222.
  • ER24 Emergency: 084 124 (if on campus via CPS).
  • Emergency: 107 from a landline or 112 from a cellphone
  • LifeLine Western Capeʼs Crisis Line: 021 461 1111.

Read more about coping with exam stress.

Read more about gearing up for exams.

Visit Vula for links to past exam papers. (Just click on My Active Sites to find what you’re looking for.)

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