Support for exams and academic stress

I was probably more scared of my high school exams than I was of the Oscars. At the time you think it’s everything and if you don’t do well, your life’s over. Opportunities are gone. So the more you do it, the less the fear is present.”
– Hugh Jackman


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University is a difficult time. Whether you are feeling the pressure of exams, coursework or just academics in general we have various options to offer some support.

Our specific exam and academic stress support offers an opportunity to learn various skills to help you through these difficulties. So if this is the main thing you would like support with – contact us on 01227 469 338.

For specific exam and academic stress support, we are able to offer 3 telephone sessions of Guided Self Help with one of our Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners. They will be able to guide you through various tips and techniques. For example; support with procrastination, time management, problem solving and sleep.

This is an option that can be relatively flexible, more specific and will be tailored towards your own individual experience of exam and academic stress.

Just like all other interventions this can be discussed within your initial assessment, to ascertain what will be the most appropriate option.

If you would like to access this, please do speak with your GP or contact the Psychological Therapies Service directly at the University Medical Centre on 01227 469338.