Create and stick to a routine

Creating a routine including when you go to bed and wake up, when you leave for your courses, and when you'll eat can help make the transition smoother.

Planning and setting aside time dedicated to studying and working on assignments can help you feel less overwhelmed.

Quick reads

Read about the power of routines in your daily life by Mariana Plata.

Try out this goal breakdown worksheet to help you turn goals in small steps and overcome stress and procrastination.

Check out the self-paced online learning modules from Student Learning to help develop your study and research skills.


Watch a quick video on how to create a morning routine and why this is important for your wellbeing.

Watch a short video about how to set and achieve goals with Matt Cutt.


Listen to Shuka Kalantari and Christine Day discuss how to take small steps towards big goals.

Listen to Professor Barbara Oakley talk about learning how to learn, including boosting memory and neutralising procrastination.


Try out the Focus Booster app, based on the pomodoro technique, to help you focus while working or studying.

Try out myHomework Student Planner that helps you to track and plan upcoming assignments, exams, and projects.

Try out SimpleMind+ that lets you organise your thoughts and ideas by creating mind maps.