mobile menu decorative search icon decorativeSearch the site

Exam and assessment support

The Library is here to support you throughout the exam and assessment period.

Student studying

Extended opening hours and study spaces

Extended opening until 2am is available at Main Library during January 2023.

Bookable study space and group study rooms are available at Main Library and Alan Gilbert Learning Commons.

Additional study space is available at Prospect House, Booth Street East from 3 to 27 January 2023, 8am to 8pm.

My Learning Essentials 

The Library’s skills programme My Learning Essentials provides practical online materials and workshops to support you to learn new strategies to plan and prepare for exams and assessments. 


Join our workshops and prepare for your exams and assessments with guidance from the My Learning Essentials team and the Counselling and Mental Health Service.

Drop-in support 

Join a drop-in session where you can ask specific questions and get guidance from the My Learning Essentials team and the Library Student team. 

Online resources‌ 

Find strategies to support your preparation for exams and assessments by working through our online resources whenever you need them. 

Further support 

Library Help

If you have any questions or need further support, please contact Library Help & Support or talk to us online via our 24 hour Library Chat.

Specialist Library Support 

Our expert staff are on hand to answer your questions in the specialist areas of business data, copyright, referencing support, advanced searching and systematic reviews. 

Counselling and Mental Health Service 

The Counselling and Mental Health Service offers a wide range of support workshops, groups and mental health resources. 

Student Support

The Student Support Team offers resources and guidance on how to look after your wellbeing during the exam and assessment period. Ask a question or arrange to speak to an advisor by emailing the team at or by visiting the Student Wellbeing support website: