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Study completion delays due to academic challenges

Last modified on 11-05-2023
Are you failing your courses and in danger of incurring a study completion delay? Keep in mind that you are not the only one. Find out what you can do and who to turn to for help.
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Study completion delays due to academic challenges

You will incur a study completion delay if you fail to pass the courses for your degree programme in one go or fail to pass a resit. If you find yourself failing a growing number of courses, it might be a good idea to find out what you can do about this yourself and who you can turn to for help. 

Train your study skills 

You will have to process a lot of information over the course of your studies. Some find this more difficult than others. Effective planning and smart reading techniques can be helpful. There are many different techniques to help you study more effectively. Visit these pages on Effective Studying for useful tips and tools to help you study more effectively. You can also take part in various Study Skills workshopsExternal link by UvA student counsellors (choose category Study Skills).

Other support services and people to talk to 

Are your personal circumstances making it hard to enjoy your studies and make progress? You can always turn to someone for help and should never feel like you are on your own. Click here for an overview of useful information and people to talk to about study guidance and health and well-being


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