HeyU Issue 30 - 10 June 2015 | Page 16

social Haven’t visited our social channels recently? We’ve got you covered! Simply tap on any of the posts below and you can visit that channel for the latest USQ updates. 10 S T U DY E S S E N T I A L S for the Library School vs University If you’re planning a massive study session in the lead up to exams, this checklist is for you. Creating the perfect studying environment can be a challenge. By heading to one of the on-campus USQ Libraries, you can access all the resources you need and choose a study spot that suits you. But what should you bring? This checklist makes it easy for you to know what to pack when you’re planning an effective study sesh. Check out the differences you can expect as you transition from high school to university UNIVERSIT Y OF SOUTHERN QUEENSL AND Textbooks Water bottle They might be heavy but bringing your textbooks along will save you from having to rely on the information in the course materials, which is often not as detailed. Stay hydrated and boost your brain power. Not drinking enough water can lead to a loss of concentration and fatigue, so top up your water bottle regularly. Laptop and charger Headphones Whether you choose to chill out on the bean bags or grab a desk in the quiet zone, bringing your laptop along means you can set up your own personal space to focus. The Library also has a number of computer labs for students to use if you don’t have a laptop or you’re not keen on lugging it all of the way there. Coloured pens and highlighters If you focus better with music, make sure you bring your headphones so you can be considerate of your fellow studying students. If you’re stuck for song ideas check out USQ’s Spotify account, where we have created playlists specifically designed to help you study! Comfy clothes To feel comfortable and ready