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Five top tips to succeed in your first year of university

Students need to be able to manage their time, write to an academic standard, be aware of what constitutes plagiarism, make sure they know what support services are available to them, and have fun!
Studying can be made easier by removing distractions and spacing study out over a couple months. Shutterstock

Study habits for success: tips for students

It can be hard to get into a study groove, but removing distractions, getting enough sleep, self-testing, spacing out your study and creating memory aids can help students succeed.
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Know the curriculum and research your career: preparing for Year 12

This week thousands of students across Australia begin their final year of schooling. The certificate they receive will vary from state to state, and their post-secondary plans may be university, an apprenticeship…
Music can help if you’re pulling a late-night study session. Carolyn Williams/Flickr

HSC exam guide: how to use music to prepare for exams

Students, the impending horror of exams is nearly upon you. But music can help you out. To put it simply, turn to tunes to terminate the terror of term-time. As with so many psychological phenomena that…

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