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Exam Prep Week

Improve your study skills, get the know-how for online exams and stress less with these resources.

Exam Prep Week brings together resources to help you study effectively, manage stress and boost your wellbeing before the study recess and exam period. Many of these tools are available year-round.

Get the most out of your study

Learn how to prepare for your exams and what to do on the day of an exam to reduce your stress. 

Topics covered include, online exams, preparing well for exams, preparing for typical question types, academic integrity during exams and techniques on exam day.

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Information to know before, during and after your exam, including Proctorio exams and how to get help on the day. This session covers academic consideration, what to do if you're unwell during your exam and reminders of things to do to avoid your results being withheld.

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Led by a panel of UOW experts, this webinar will provide you with practical advice and tips to boost your study skills and manage stress as you prepare for your final exams.

Book through the learning Co-Op to speak to a UOW academic about studying for exams, and preparing and answering exam questions. 

Delivery: Digital and face-to-face

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Access assessment and exam support, as well as peer academic coaching and online learning study tools. 

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Stay healthy

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Call or text our free UOW Student Wellbeing Support Line any time, all year round. Call 1300 036 149 or Text 0488 884 164. 

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Confidential, free counselling and wellbeing services for international students. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in your language.

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Grand Pacific Health (GPH) provides affordable health and medical services on the Wollongong campus. 

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Need a study break? Take a walk outside, head to the beach or sweat it out at UniActive. 

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Stress Less Week

Unwind, relax and de-stress with free food, tea, coffee, games and colouring in at UOW Pulse Stress Less Week from Tuesday 31 May until Thursday 2 June. Stop by the Stress Less Hub near the library between 9.30am-3.30pm or join workshops in cake making, kokedama, ceramics and more below.

10am: Free Haircuts 

Come along and cut away your worries with a FREE haircut trim or tidy up. Simply let our hairdresser know what style you are after then simply sit back and relax.

12pm: Soup Bar 

Take a break and stop by our Stress Less Soup Bar for a warm hug in a cup. Choose from our selection of, hearty beef, pumpkin soup or vegan minestrone. All serves of soup come with a crunchy roll. 

12.30pm: Kokedama Workshop | Book now

Learn the art of making unique Japanese inspired moss balls with our friendly team. 

12.30pm: Couch Conversations | Book now

Join our fun and informal sessions to connect with your fellow students from UOW. This session will run at the Stress Less Hub in collaboration with Wellness by Pulse.


9.30am: Free Manicures

We all know looking good can help us feel good. Come and get a free manicure this Stress Less Week in the Hub from 9.30am.

10am: BUPA Massages (Clubs Room)

Let us take the weight of semester off your shoulders with a free massage from Bupa. Email evansj@uow.edu.au to book your spot.

12pm: Ceramics Workshop | Book now

Explore the fantastic world of hand-building with clay to create your own bowl.

10am: Free Haircuts

Come along and cut away your worries with a FREE haircut trim or tidy up.

12.30pm: Cake Decorating Workshop | Book now

Learn to decorate your own perfect Unicorn Cake in the Stress Less Hub.

5pm: Breakfast after dark (Outside library)

Who said you can't eat breaky treats for dinner? Take a break and pick up some free food from Breakfast After Dark.

Things to know for online Proctorio exams

How to complete a Proctorio invigilated exam.

Q&A with Professor Theo Farrell.

Top 7 tips to help you prepare for exams

Exam support

General enquiries

Email: exams@uow.edu.au

View our exam FAQs for self-help

Have an issue during an exam?

Call the Exam Support Hotline: 4221 3000
Chat online with our IT Support Staff


Want to report an issue following an exam? 

You can use the Remote Exam Issue form to report other issues to your subject coordinator that may need to be taken into consideration while marking your exam.