Skip to main content

Get Ahead, Stay Ahead: Exams and revision strategies

Venue: Online

Get Ahead, Stay Ahead is a series of pre-sessional study skills and writing workshops, designed to help you prepare for university before the beginning of the academic year. 

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.

Please note this workshop will take place from 7-8.30pm rather than the previously advertised 6-7.30pm.

The workshop will cover: 

·       Revision techniques

·       Managing exam time and environment from home

·       Exam tips and exam essay questions

·       Structuring your exam essay writing

This online workshop will take place on a link found within the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle Module

The resources and recordings will be found after the workshops on the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle module (student login required) in the Get Ahead, Stay Ahead section.

This workshop will repeat on Monday 13th, Wednesday 22nd and Saturday 25th September.

Birkbeck Study Skills also run study and writing skills workshops throughout the academic year.

Please note these workshops are intended for Birkbeck College students only.

The full series of pre-sessional workshops is as follows:

Study skills:

  • Time management and organising your studies
  • Apps and software for study and organisation
  • Academic reading, lectures and note-taking techniques
  • Academic reading using apps and software
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Exams and revision strategies
  • Exam revision using apps and software
  • Introduction to Birkbeck IT - an online live demonstration

Writing skills:

  • Essay and assignment writing
  • Essay and assignment writing using apps and software
  • Style: Academic writing conventions
  • Structure: paragraphs and signposting language
  • Grammar: Sentences and punctuation

Contact name: