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Managing stress

Examinations and assignments can be uncomfortable experiences for many students and it can be difficult to do yourself justice. Preparing assignments, revising and taking exams can make you feel anxious and stressed.

Covered in this section

  • Relaxation techniques
  • Coping with exam stress
  • Visualisation techniques for dealing with stress
  • Self-talk for dealing with stress
  • 10 mins to complete this section
  • Video (1)
  • Audio (7)

Knowing how to cope with the demands of exams and assignments can vastly improve the experience for you. In this section you'll find audio files to download so you can listen to our ideas for dealing with revision and the exam, or use the relaxation exercises.

Visualisation techniques and self-talk can make a real difference, as an alternative or in addition to relaxation exercises.

A small number of students with more persistent anxiety find medical advice very helpful. It is also important to talk to someone at your Student Support Team using the contact webform in the module panel on StudentHome frontpage.

Relaxation techniques

Relaxation exercises are an effective way of managing anxiety and stress. Listen to this relaxation audio when you are at home or in a comfortable and safe place.

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