Monday was the start of lectures here at Sheffield and the official start of the academic year. So, it’s time to get organised! – If you’re not already.
Make sure you request the books you need from the library and remember you need to pick them up within two days of your request being authorised.
Now is also a good time to think about any academic skills you need to brush up on. It’s always best to stay ahead, don’t wait for things to become a problem. If you have concerns about any of your academic skills book yourself onto an Academic Skills Workshop at 301. Workshops run throughout the academic year and cover various subjects: Time Management, Academic Writing, Mind Mapping and Presentation Skills are just a few of the subjects covered. You can book here https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/ssid/301/services/workshops
It’s also important that you don’t allow yourself to become overwhelmed or stressed by your workload. The counselling service runs weekly sessions on stress reduction and mindfulness that are really helpful. The sessions are designed to help you relax and also equip you with techniques to control your stress levels. The sessions are also a drop in, so you don’t need to book. More info here, https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/ssid/counselling/services/workshops/relaxation