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WSU – Issue 13

Trimester B, aye? We’ve all made it this far in the year and the end of the line is so close yet so far. For the new students just starting out their uni life, welcome! To returning students, welcome back I guess. In this edition, we are going to dish out some tips on how you can get ahead this trimester and make life easier for yourself. It really boils down to one thing: Know what you need to do. This is a fairly broad statement, so let us break it down for you. 

 

Know Your Paper Outline

This means you go into the document on Moodle, and read through the information provided for you. You need to know what is expected of you and what your responsibilities are. You need to know the content that is going to be taught to you and the resources that are available to you. 

 

Know Your Deadlines

Knowing when things are due allows you to plan your time wisely and stay on top of your workload. Invest in a planner and highlight these dates on your calendar. It’s very easy to get overwhelmed when things start to pile up, but if you know these dates, then you can plan when to get started on your work to ensure things get done on time. 

 

Know Your Main Contacts

This is usually your lecturers, the paper convenor, your tutors, and your class reps. These people are the ones you can reach out to when you need support. 

 

Prevention is Better Than Cure – Intro to Adulthood 

University is a huge step into the world of adulthood for many of us. That’s why the WSU is here to provide support. Next week, starting from July 19th, we are running a series of workshops. We’ll give you a bunch of tips and tricks to navigate the beginnings of adulthood and hopefully prevent you from finding yourself in a tough spot. Take a look at our social media for more information, and don’t forget to sign up – spaces are limited!

 

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