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Study Skills: Exams and revision strategies

Venue: Online

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Exams and revision are a key part of many university courses. This online workshop will discuss revision methods and exam strategies, to help you approach revision systematically and optimise your exam technique.

The workshop will cover: 

·       Revision techniques

·       Managing exam time

·       Exam tips and exam essay questions

·       Structuring your exam essay writing

This online workshop will take place on a Microsoft Teams link, which you will receive when you sign up for the workshop. You may have to check your spam folder. It is intended for enrolled Birkbeck students only, and you will require your student login details to access the workshop.

If you encounter any problems booking events through My Birkbeck, please book via the Birkbeck Events webpage.

All our workshops are repeated numerous times throughout the academic year. The resources and a recording of this workshop will be available in the Study skills resources section of the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle module (student login required).

The central study skills team offers a variety of study skills and writing skills workshops:

1. Time management and organising your studies
2. Procrastination, perfectionism and prioritisation
3. Reading for university
4. Note-making for academic purposes
5. Mindmapping
6. What is critical thinking?
7. Building and evaluating academic argument
8. Referencing and citation of academic sources
9. Summarising and paraphrasing effectively
10. Zotero academic referencing software - live demonstration
11. Exams and revision strategies
12. How to develop your concentration and focus
13. Moodle in-depth: tips for beginners
14. MS Teams in-depth: tips for beginners
15. Academic skills clinic (group tutorial Q&A)

If you don't see these workshops on the schedule, you can find recordings of past workshops in our Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle module.

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