Personal Effectiveness

Being effective by recognising procrastination and perfectionism, communicating professionally, developing strategies to stay motivated and developing reflective, lifelong learning practices will all help you to be successful in your studies and your career.

Time management

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In Time Management you will learn what time management is and why you need to do it, how to prioritise tasks, time management techniques and avoiding procrastination.

Estimated duration is 20 minutes.

After you have completed the eLearning you can attempt a short quiz to test your knowledge of time management. Click on the 'Try the quiz' link below to enrol on the Blackboard module and get started.

Overcoming procrastination

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In Overcoming procrastination you will learn how to notice when you may be procrastinating, strategies you can use when you feel yourself procrastinating so that you can get started with, or continue, your tasks. You will also develop your own personal action plan to form a toolkit of strategies you can use when you experience procrastination.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Developing your confidence

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In Developing your confidence for studying at University you will learn what academic confidence is, how confident you feel with your studies right now, tips for becoming more involved in your group, classes or research and you will create your own action plan of strategies to try to boost your study confidence.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Professional communication

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In Professional communication you will learn when and why to use different methods of communication, and how to develop communication skills to use throughout your studies and future career.

Estimated duration is 20 minutes.

After you have completed the eLearning you can attempt a short quiz to test your knowledge of professional communication. Click on the 'Try the quiz' link below to enrol on the Blackboard module and get started.

Overcoming perfectionism

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In Overcoming perfectionism you will learn how to identify perfectionism, strategies you can use when you feel yourself experiencing perfectionism so that you can get started with, or continue, your tasks. You will also develop your own personal action plan to form a toolkit of strategies you can use when you experience perfectionism.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Dealing with change: wellbeing for life

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In Dealing with change: wellbeing for life you will learn about the importance of balancing your physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health and develop strategies to help you balance your wellbeing.

Estimated duration is 40 minutes.

Staying motivated

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In Staying motivated with your studies you will learn strategies that you can use to help you feel motivated with your studies.

Estimated duration is 15 minutes.

Developing academic resilience

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In Developing academic resilience you will learn what academic resilience is and how it can help you succeed, how resilient you are as you begin your studies with us and how to approach your studies with confidence and resilience.

Estimated duration is 40 minutes.