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Managing your time

Expert guidance from Study Advice at the University of Reading

Successful study at university isn't just about knowing how to write an essay or pass an exam – to do these things as well as you deserve you have to find a way to manage all the different demands on your time.

That could include not only academic work like lectures and seminars, presentations and research, coursework and revision, but also paid work and time for fitness, fun, friends and family.

In this section you will find guidance and resources to help you plan your workload, get organised, and make more effective use of the time you have.