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How to plan your study time: What is study?

Strategies and ideas to organise your time, notes and assessments for effective and effiecient study.

What is study?

Study is the time and effort you put into acquiring knowledge. To acquire this knowledge there are five major tasks a student needs to consider:

1) Time management
2) Lecture and tutorials
3) Assessment tasks
4) Up-skilling
5) Exams

This diagram shows these five tasks of study and the main components of each task.