Motivation, stress and time management

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SMART Program

SMART is a free five-week program designed to maximise your academic outcomes by helping you to:

  • Develop strategies to build success
  • Use your time effectively
  • Develop and maintain motivation
  • Manage your stress throughout the year and during exam time

If you want to improve your results or address areas of difficulty, these sessions can help you to reach your goals.

Best results are acheived by attending all five SMART sessions, but you can register for single sessions, based on your needs.

Session times and registration

Check these campuses for session times and to register:

Session outlinesSelf-help resources
Strategies for success
- Identify your learning style
- Learn from the experience of successful students
- Understand and improve the way you learn
Time management
- Learn to prioritise and plan
- Create a plan to achieve your goals
- Make the most of your time
Motivation and procrastination

- Learn to let go of perfectionism
- Explore how to build and maintain motivation
- Develop strategies to manage procrastination

Stress management
- Identify your stressors
- Manage challenges as they arise
- Learn to maintain a balanced lifestyle
- Improve your exam preparation
- Manage your expectations
- Explore what works for other students
- Tips for staying well throughout the exam


More Information

SMART A5 Flyer (pdf 247 KB)

Other resources and activities from the Library Research and Learning Team