Get exam ready with the Templeman

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Here’s a list of ideas and resources to help you de-stress and study in a calmer, more relaxed way from the Templeman Library.

Improve your wellbeing – read a book

The ‘Love to read’ Collection in the Templeman Library, housed in the Library Café includes a diverse range of fiction and non-fiction books – because let’s face it, sometimes it’s good to take a break! There are novels, best-selling books, self-help titles and e-books from Libby too.

Explore our exam ready resource list – we have resources to help you stay fit and healthy, as well as titles dealing with mental health, personal development, coping with change, mindfulness and lots more. View the book and DVD display in the Templeman Library Welcome Hall.

This is a collection for you – so please let us know if there’s something missing via our recommend a book form using the leisure reading category. Have a look at our fantastic range of online leisure reading titles via the Libby App which also includes audio books.

Take a break

Make sure you’re taking regular breaks and spending time doing things which make you feel good – whether that’s exercising, talking to friends or listening to music. Use our Chill Out Room in D Block, Floor 1 of the Templeman Library to escape for a while.

Practice positive affirmations

Language is powerful and if we limit ourselves with our language we will always remain within the confines of that. With positive self-talk, we’re saying ‘I don’t have to limit myself’. You’re confirming to yourself that things can be done to bring about change or promote positive action, here are a couple inspired by books:

  • “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”Winnie The Poo
  • “You are your best thing”Beloved

Eat well

Here’s a great list of the best food to eat when revising and studying from ‘Save the Student’. The Student Support and Wellbeing pages are full of helpful ideas about how to look after yourself during exam time.

Wellbeing support

If you need support around your mental health and wellbeing. you can access free 24/7 online support through Togetherall – a Care Quality Commission registered service recognised nationally through awards by the NHS. It’s a safe environment overseen by qualified therapists.

You can also speak to the Wellbeing Team at Kent who are always here to help you.

Chat with a Librarian

Need help with your studies? Get in contact with your subject-specific librarian if you would like help with:

  • researching a topic for assignments or your dissertation
  • using a specific library resource
  • referencing sources
  • finding alternatives if the resource is not available digitally

You can book an appointment through your subject guide web page.

IT and Library support

IT & Library Support are ready to take your queries on resources, software access and technical exam support by email, phone and online chat.

We hope these suggestion make you feel more #Examready, feel free to share your suggestions with us via the comments.

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