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Success Strategies

The more strategies you bring to your studying, the better your understanding will be, as well as your retention and recall. In this section you’ll find a variety of ideas to consider, to help you succeed at uni.

Setting realistic goals

When you are setting your long and short-term goals for your academic study, you will need to consider both performance goals and mastery goals.

Staying motivated

To be successful in your studies, it is important that you are self-motivated

Support services

Help is available if you need advice on your academic, social or family life.

Study-life balance

Studying all the time is not necessarily the best way to do well in first year. Even though your studies may often be demanding, it is important to make time for social activities and relaxation.

Mental well-being

Leaving your family and home to live in another city where everything is unfamiliar and new can be stressful.