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Assessment success guide

The UCL assessment success guide will help you perform at the best of your ability on the day of your assessments and get the best possible results.

The Asssessment Success Guide is here to help you plan and prepare to the best of your ability for assessment day. 

The Central Assessment Period is an understandably challenging time, and few of us can honestly say that we don't get at least a little nervous before sitting them.

As much as we might sometimes dislike them, assessments are a central part of university life, and there is plenty we can do to tackle our stress and achieve our best. 

Effective assessment revision

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Revision strategies and tips for maintaining your motivation, organisation and concentration ahead of your assessments. 

Staying healthy during assessment season

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How to maintain a healthy mind and body during the busy assessment period. 

Preparing for open book assessments

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What to expect from an open book assessment and how you can prepare for one. 

Checklist for success

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Steps you should take before and during any assessments on AssessmentUCL to ensure you are set up for success.

When assessments are finished


Some steps you can take to help you better manage your thoughts to find balance while you wait for your results.

Artificial intelligence, education and assessment


All the latest guidance on how you might engage with AI in your assessments effectively and ethically.