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Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 28/09/2017

Our brains are wired to forget so try these proven strategies from neuroscience to help you with your studies and reinforce your learning.

  • Taking handwritten notes rather than using your laptop allows you to remember more and have a deeper understanding of the material.

Read more about this in the following Scientific American article – A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop.

  • It takes 30 repetitions to learn something simple
  • You will learn something better if you enjoy what you are learning as positive emotions tend to help you remember more complex things.


Also, this Study with Jess video gives useful tips to consider when approaching your studies this term.

10 Habits of Highly Successful Students


Remember to check the Study Skills Handbook on the website for more helpful tips to assist you.


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