study tips

It's finally time. That's it, your grades are in and you're ready to face the real world. Or are you?

There is a common misconception that once you start studying, all the fun and games stop and you no longer have a life. Yes, if you want to succeed, you need to make studying a priority, however there are ways to incorporate fun into your varsity life.

University or college can be one of the most challenging times of a person's life. There will be ups and downs, but you can get through it.


Do you have difficulty concentrating when you need to study? With the final exams starting soon, I have compiled some pointers to help you focus.

I have compiled a list of top 9 study techniques that work. Whether you are currently preparing for an exam or not, take a look at some of these exciting tips.

With your finals looming on the horizon, you should probably be thinking about revising your work. But it can be difficult, so here are some revision tips for all you Matrics out there.

Headlines such as “Experts warn of low matric pass rates for 2020” are now in the media, and adding fear into a situation that already feels tense, as well as causing anxiety to students who have had so much to cope with already. Below, we note some quick and effective study tips from an interview with Dr Linda Meyer, Operations and Sector Support at Universities South Africa. 


Since the global pandemic of the coronavirus, this has had a negative impact on many people's lives. This too had a huge effect on the educational system and many students' daily schedules were disrupted. Many students had to adapt to the new norms and regulations that were implemented by the government. As we all know, the academic schedules and deadline dates for tests, exams and assignments are set in advance. The uncertainty of whether students are going to complete their academic year has left many feeling overwhelmed with emotions.


Not acquiring the results you wanted from your matric exams does not necessarily mean it's the end of the world for you. There are always second chances and this second chance could come to you in the form of a rewrite. Here are some tips on how to do well in that rewrite and make the most out of your second chance. 

World Suicide Prevention is trending. That’s a scary thought, but also outstanding that it is being addressed head on, and that it is being discussed.

For many matriculants the decision to study further can be a daunting prospect. The Department of Higher Education has provided a list of requirements, study options and information on various higher education institutions, to simplify that choice.