Eight tips to beat exam stress

16 May 2019 | Video 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. As we begin consolidation week, these eight handy tips will help you to prepare for what lies ahead during the mid-year exams. 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 call-back
  • Student Wellness Service: 021 650 1017/20
  • UCT Campus Protection Services: 021 650 2222
  • UCT Campus Protection Services: 24-hour toll-free number: 080 650 2222
    (Students and staff can contact the CPS 24-hour toll-free number even if they have no airtime on their phones.)
  • 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.


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