Time management

Taking notes

Taking notesOne of the most important things you can do at university is to learn how to make good notes from a range of different sources - lectures, textbooks, discussions, handouts etc.

Keep the following in mind when taking notes from your sources:

  • Understand why it is important to take good notes;
  • Recognise different types of information;
  • Try using diagrammatic notes;
  • Try using linear notes;
  • Consider how to take notes from various sources.