Whenever exam season rolls around, there seems one of two paths to follow: resign yourself to living 24 hours a day in the library, or else become a creature of the night. Whether your day starts at 8am or 4pm, squeezing a semester’s worth of lectures into a matter of days is no mean feat.
If you’re a student, you already know the daily struggle of balancing study, sleep and staying alive by whatever means necessary. You know the importance of finding coffee on campus at all hours of the night, and when you ask how long a person can survive on ramen noodles, you’re looking for validation – not life advice. So for seasoned students and hopeless crammers alike, here follows a quick and dirty guide to surviving exams in Glasgow.
By Laurie Cole, 3rd year English Literature at Glasgow University