The final examinations will begin soon! Below are some tips to help you prepare.
Plan Your Study Time
The Library will extend the opening hours of Learning Garden and Learning Commons during the Examination period.
|12 Apr - 23 May 2021
(except 1 May and 19 May)
|Learning Garden||Learning Commons|
|Monday - Friday||08:20 - 23:59||08:00 - 23:59|
|Saturday||08:00 - 17:00|
|Sunday||13:00 - 23:59||Closed|
|Public Holidays||Learning Garden||Learning Commons|
|1 May 2021(Sat)||09:00 - 23:59||Closed|
|19 May 2021(Wed)||Closed||Closed|
Location of Learning Garden: LG/F of the University Library Extension (via the After Hours Entrance)
Location of Learning Commons: 6/F of Wu Ho Man Yuen (WMY) Building
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 900 databases, 156,000 e-journals and over 4.8 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: http://exam.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/
If you need help with finding past exam papers please check out our brief guide to using the Exam Database at https://youtu.be/5P2nJg8v6xI
Library Guide on Exam Skills
Have a look at the library guide on exam skills (https://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/generalstudyguide/examskills) to see more information and resources on exam-taking strategies.
Course Required Readings
Library Guide on Support for Your Studies Off Campus During COVID-19
This guide shows you the library resources and services available to support your online learning and examination preparation: https://libguides.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/supportstudiesoffcampus
Take Short Breaks to Relax
Take a short break to relax if you feel bored or cannot concentrate on your study. To restore your willpower, have a hot beverage and some snacks at the Learning Garden Refreshment Zone.
Free candies are available at the helpdesks of the CUHK Library during examination time.
Still feeling stressed? The following may help:
Dr. Dog Visits
- 26 April 2021 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- 3 May 2021 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- 5 May 2021 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Learning Garden and MakerSpace
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 Mindful Breathing Exercise:
(by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Office of Student Affairs, Student Counselling and Development Service)
Get Enough Sleep
Don’t forget to have enough sleep the night before the exam.