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Exam support and wellbeing

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Exam time and the results period can be a stressful period, so its important to think about your wellbeing.

We take your personal wellbeing seriously and there is lots of advice and help provided by the Department, and many services available across the University.

Where to go for help in the Department

If you have any questions, concerns or need to talk, there are plenty of people within the Department that you can come and speak with, such as Year Tutors, Personal Tutors and the Directors of Pastoral and Academic Support.

Support and wellbeing

Upcoming events

This week - Five Ways to Wellbeing @ The Library

Find out more on The Library website.

Wellbeing Support Services

The Wellbeing Support Service provides a comprehensive support and welfare structure available to help you with all kinds of different issues:

Wellbeing Support Officer

Your wellbeing is important to us and we are always here to help you. We have introduced Wellbeing Drop-in sessions where you are welcome to call by and speak with Annie on any issues that may be concerning you. If there is something troubling you, or hindering you from focusing on your studies, please make contact. Annie will be able to signpost you to the appropriate person or service.

Dedicated Wellbeing Drop-in sessions will initially be held on Wednesdays 11-12 noon and Thursdays 2-3pm in Room S0.97. You do not need to book an appointment, but can just drop in. However, outside of these hours you can find Annie in the Undergraduate Office (S0.98) and she will be happy to help you, as always.

Please note this is not a replacement for attending personal tutor meetings.

Students' Union

Feel Good Campaign

The Student’s Union’s Feel Good website is a useful source of wellbeing information for students.

Advice Centre

Get practical advice on all kinds of subjects relating to student life. The Students' Union Advice Centre provides a free, confidential and impartial and non-judgemental service for all students and is independent of the University.


A student-run, confidential, and non-judgmental peer-to-peer listening support service. Nightline won’t give you advice, because you know best what your situation is, but sometimes it helps just to have someone to talk to, for as long as you need.

Break up revision with physical activity to aid your own wellbeing and also help you revise more productively afterwards.
Read the advice and tips from our students for preparing for your exams.

The Chaplaincy

If you need space to reflect in the midst of a busy academic life, the Chaplaincy is a place of hospitality, safety, care and encounter.

Health Centre

Situated in the heart of the campus, the Health Centre serves students staff, plus their families, who live on campus or within the catchment area.


The library team provide Study Happy events that supports your skills development and your wellbeing.

Want to know more about when your exams are and what to expect from them?

Find out examination timetables, guidance on personal possessions in examinations and details of exam materials in the Examinations Section of the Academic Office.

Try and make an effort to practice questions from past papers, text books, problem sets as opposed to just learning theory.
Get more exam advice and tips from our current students.

Department assessment and feedback

It is important that you are aware of the assessment methods and criteria that are applied to all assessments across the Department and are conscious of the assessment principles that underlie all modules at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.

Economics handbooks

The Economics handbooks are an excellent source of up-to-date information on a variety of issues and areas of concern.

Postgraduate Shut Up & Work sessions

Struggling to focus on your work? Need to get your writing done? Come along to a Shut Up & Work Session taking place during May/June 2016 in one of the postgraduate study spaces.