Exams and assessments: Tools and support

To help ease the pressure you may be feeling during the upcoming exam and assessment period, the Liverpool Guild of Students and the University have developed a number of initiatives.

Pick up a free healthy snack

Guild President Sean Turner said: “We know just how hectic this time of year can be with all those exams and deadlines, so we want to help you to keep your cool.

“Starting on Monday, 8 January we will be visiting the libraries every lunchtime to give out healthy snacks and loads of encouragement to keep your spirits up.”

Library on Tour

From Monday, 8 January until Thursday, 25 January, the Library will be running the #LibraryonTour initiative, opening up temporary, additional study spaces. The following venues will be available to students from 9am to 9pm, seven days per week:

  • School of the Arts Library (to 17 January only)
  • Management School
  • Liverpool Guild of Students – Elizabeth Gidney room (2nd floor)
  • Liverpool Guild of Students – Elizabeth Gidney room 2 (2nd floor)
  • Liverpool Guild of Students – Library (1st floor)
  • Liverpool Guild of Students – Mandela room (2nd floor)

These study spaces will be staffed and laptop loans will be available.

Make use of these three handy tools

These tools will help you access IT services during peak periods:

PC Finder tool

PC Finder uses a GPS location service to help you find available PCs on campus. There are plenty of computers in Teaching Centres besides those in the Library, so you’ll be able to find a computer to use near to your location if the libraries are busy.

Speed Stations

Located in the Rendall building, speed stations are designed for quick tasks like printing, checking emails or visiting websites.

Print Anywhere

You can easily print from your own device using Print Anywhere. This means you can work from your own laptop in the library, for example, and still use the printers there.

Building Finder

Need to find your way across campus in a hurry? Use the University’s Building Finder app to quickly look up buildings and access point-to-point directions from your location.


Feeling stressed? Get support

Extra support is available, particularly if you feel you are suffering from more than a bout of exam nerves. The following are some useful contact details for University support services that are all free and confidential to access. Helpful information can also be found on their webpages.

Student Welfare Advice and Guidance

0151 794 5863

University Counselling Service
0151 794 3304

Mental Health Advisory Service
0151 794 2320

Disability Advice and Guidance Team
0151 794 4174

General exam enquiries
0151 794 6750

The Guild advice team is also on hand to offer support. Book an appointment by contacting 0151 794 6868 or email guildadvice@liv.ac.uk.


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