Study skills

Everyone can learn how to study. Studying is a skill set that can be learned and trained. Whether you are new to university, haven’t studied for a while, or are partially through your degree, sometimes you might need some extra help to enhance the skills that are essential to your academic achievements. STS offers trainings and guidance that help students acquire the necessary skills to achieve their academic goals.

Trainings by study advisers

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Learning to learn -
Leren leren *DUTCH

Ontdek welke leerstijl het beste bij je past! Met de training 'leren leren' willen we jou leren hoe je je informatie het beste kunt verwerken. En hoe je je zo effectief en efficient mogelijk kunt voorbereiden op je tentamens.

De training start weer in periode 6.
Maximaal kunnen 15 studenten deelnemen.

Je kunt deze training ook in de studiegids vinden onder ZSS-03800.

* If you are interested in this course in English please check out the training 'Get a grip on your studies', also scheduled for period 6.

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From Procrastination to action - Einde aan uitstelgedrag *DUTCH

In deze training leer je hoe je je uitstelgedrag de baas kunt worden en hoe effectief om te gaan met je tijd.

Je leert prioriteiten te stellen in je time management, effectieve keuzes te maken en vervolgens op de juiste manier te plannen.

De training start weer in periode 6. Maximaal kunnen 15 studenten deelnemen.

Je kunt deze training ook in de studiegids vinden onder ZSS-04800.

* If you are interested in this course in English please check out the training 'Get a grip on your studies', also scheduled for period 6.

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Get a grip on your studies

This training is designed to give international BSc- and MSc-students insight in their study approach.

Students learn about different study techniques and strategies, prioritising and time management. In addition, attention will be given to taking exams, dealing with procrastination and stress.

The training offers insights and tools to make choices and set priorities that contribute to that what students really want to achieve in relation to their studies. 

We scheduled this training for period 6.
Maximum 15 students can participate.

You can find this training also in the study guide under ZSS-05000.

Facilitated by Student Training & Support

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Peer coaching

Do you feel lost when you have to prepare an exam or write a paper? Do you struggle with making a realistic schedule? Do you have difficulty understanding the (academic) structure of the university? And would you like to ask someone everything about all these student related issues? Who better to turn to than an experienced student peer!The peer coach can help you with topics as planning, studying efficiently, and preparing for exams. Additionally, the coach can help you with understanding the Dutch higher education structure. Peer coaches receive an extensive training by Wageningen University.

The peer coaching trajectory consists of an intake interview and some follow-up sessions.

The project is meant for all students who want to discuss study-related issues informally. This will help to reduce stress and increase the enjoyment of your studies! 

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Masterclasses studyskills

At the start of the new academic year educational psychologist dr Martijn van der Spoel will give the masterclass “Studying effectively” for 1st year Bsc student.

Do you want to learn more about specific study skills?

In november 2021 and in march 2022 we will schedule again the follow-up masterclasses on ‘Growth Thinking’, ‘Procrastination’, ‘Focus’ and ‘Memory.

These masterclasses are specifically aimed at 1st year Bsc and 1st year Msc students, but all students are welcome to join.