Support for Your Upcoming Exams
Published on 07/11/2022
The examinations will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare.
Plan Your Study Time
Make your study schedule practical, flexible and realistic. The Library offers various types of study spaces for different study needs, including Quiet Study Zones, Group Study Rooms, Zoom Zones, 24-Hour Study Facilities etc.
Extended Opening Hours during the Examination Period:
- Learning Garden and University Library Extension (via The After Hours Entrance) will open 24 hours from 21 November 2022 to 22 December 2022.
- Chung Chi College Elizabeth Luce Moore Library will open until 2:00 a.m. from 21 November 2022 to 22 December 2022.
- Architecture Library
- G/F Reading Room of Chung Chi College Library
- LG/F of New Asia College Library
- LG/F of United College Library
- Learning Commons (WMY)
- Medical Library
Other 24-Hour Study Facilities:
Details of Library Opening Hours during this period: https://www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/use/hours/calendar
Make Use of Library Materials
The Library has many resources for your examination preparation, especially a rich collection of e-resources, including 965 databases, 183,000 e-journals and over 5 million e-books covering all subjects.
Past Exam Papers
Go through the past exam papers to review what kind of questions have been set in the past and the relationship between the questions and the course content.
CUHK Examination Papers Database
If you need help with finding past exam papers please check out our brief guide to using the Exam Database.
Library Guide on Exam Skills
Have a look at the library guide on exam skills to see more information and resources on exam-taking strategies.
Course Required Readings
It may be helpful to refer back to course readings which often cover the topic you are studying more comprehensively. You can find course readings at the ReadingList platform or ReadingList/Course Reserves Tab on the LibrarySearch.
Take Short Breaks to Relax
Take a short break to relax if you feel bored or cannot concentrate on your study.
Still feeling stressed? The following may help:
Dr. Dog Visit
Date & Time: 5 December 2022 (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Learning Garden, University Library
Stress Management Workshop @ YouTube
(by Prof. Chan Sui Yin, Department of Psychology, CUHK and Director of Chanwuyi Research Center for Neuropsychological Well-being)
Relaxation Techniques from Chanwuyi (禪武醫)
3-minute Breathing Space (Mindfulness Exercise)
(by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Office of Student Affairs, Sunshine At CUHK)
Get Enough Sleep
Don’t forget to have enough sleep the night before the exam.