Preparing for assessments

Find support and resources to help you prepare for tests, exams and assignments, and strategies for staying calm and confident during your assessment.

Our academic staff, faculty teams and student services are here to help you navigate this period. You can also take advantage of our recreation facilities, get involved in VUWSA’s Stress Free Study Week, and, if you’re living in University accommodation, take part in a range of activities to help you during assessments.

About assessments

The final assessment period of the trimester can be stressful, particularly if you're in your first year of study. You can find useful information on our website:

Support and resources

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Student services

There's a range of services that can support you at final assessment time, from Āwhina to Student Finance and Student Learning Te Taiako.

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Faculty offices

Go to your Faculty office with questions about your degree and courses, for academic transcripts and help with other academic matters.

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Digital Learning Hub

Strengthen your academic skills and access study help and tips with the StudyHub online resource library.