Each year Murray & Co in Christchurch puts on an annual exhibition of emerging artists from the UC’s School of Fine Arts.
This year the exhibition is being held at The Piano, the beautiful new centre for music and the arts in the central city. A private opening function will be held on the evening of 13 June, and then the public is welcome to view the works every lunchtime (12 noon-2pm) from 14 to 28 June at no charge.
All works are for sale, with the proceeds going directly to the artists. This is a great opportunity to view some stunning pieces while exploring hidden parts of this architectural gem, The Piano.
Exam period for me is probably the time when I feel like I’m under the most pressure and stress. It’s in this time that looking after yourself is really important both mentally and physically.
Leading up to an exam , the importance of having a good rest goes a long way. I know this can be hard when most people are trying to cram but if you can do it, I feel like it allows you to make it through the exam a lot easier. Being well rested is one thing but I also find that having a time between exams to do non-study related things also helps. For me this involves things like doing exercise or seeing a view , such as going to the hills. I like to call this, procrastinating with purpose.
Another thing that happens just after an exam is you can get hung up on what you did wrong, what you could’ve done better and worrying about a grade that you won’t know for another month. What I realised is that there is no use in worrying about something that you no longer have control over. By not lingering, it allows you to stop stressing and also put more focus on your next role which is, preparing for the next exam
To summarise my top tips for surviving and thriving during the exam period are
- get some rest
- procrastinate with purpose
- don’t linger on a finished exam.
All in all, exam period is indeed a stressful time, but there’s nothing quite like that feeling of getting through the exam period, and finally having a well deserved break. Work hard now for the amazing feeling at the end.
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