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Support and advice during assessment week


Exams, and the assessment period in general, are never easy. They can be stressful and overwhelming, but they don’t have to be and there are plenty of things you can do to help you prepare academically, mentally, and physically. Here you will find advice and support to help you prepare and get through the assessment period. 

Your exam queries answered 

In the above video, Louise Goode, Head of Exams & Graduate Services answers your top questions relating to exams and resits:

  1. How do I find out when my exams will be for each module?
  2. When will my exam dates and times be available, how do I see my exam timetable?
  3. I can't attend my exam date, can you change the date, or can I defer?
  4. Can I do my exam online or take an alternative assessment?
  5. How do I get extra time in my exams?

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Support from the Library 

During the assessment period, the Library is your go-to place for support,  offering regular drop-in sessions, exam preparation workshops, extended opening hours, free refreshments, and a variety of wellbeing activities.

  • Skills for exams: Access library drop-in support and workshops, and find top tips for preparing yourself for your exams including a time management tutorial.  
  • Finding the right study environment: Whether revising on campus or at home, getting your study environment right for you is key.
  • Study healthy: Learn how to prepare your mind for revision and assessment with these tips from the library and the University's Wellbeing Champions.
  • Exam support resources: Browse the Exam Support and Wellbeing book collections. 

my WLV Wallet 

Don't forget, you can also find a wide range of study resources on the WLV Wallet portal, like this student blog providing a student perspective on ensuring assignment success: Less Stress on Assignments, Peaceful Me; a study skills video on preparing for exams, and tips for effective revision

Visit Study Skills ( for more resources and study advice. 

Wellbeing support: WLV Student Life Connect 

Looking after your wellbeing is as important as ever during busy and stressful periods.  The University of Wolverhampton has developed a student support platform in collaboration with Care First called WLV Student Life Connect. This is a counselling, information and advice service offering support for issues arising at university, home, or work. It is a FREE, CONFIDENTIAL, INDEPENDENT, and IMPARTIAL source of support for you, available online, via a dedicated phone line, and app. 

Visit WLV Student Life Connect - University of Wolverhampton

Access more wellbeing support services available from the University, including booking a drop-in session, find self-help resources and community support services at Mental Health and Wellbeing Advice - University of Wolverhampton (




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