Exam Stress & Pressure

Taking exams can be a very stressful time for students. Learning how to cope and manage stress is an important learning process.

For information and support please follow the link below:

Progression Coaches

Your first point of contact should be your lecturer or progression coach to discuss any concerns you may have.

Best Exam Stress by Childline

The document below provides some really helpful tips and advise on dealing with exam stress.

Best Exam Stress PDF document

Counselling Service

East Durham College also offers a counselling service for students. The counselling service has a base at the Peterlee and Houghall campuses.

You can contact the counselling team directly on their mobile phones. Please contact Paula Crosby on 07506 446 455 or email the team at: EDCcounselling@eastdurham.ac.uk

Alternatively, you can book an appointment with the counsellors through Student Services, Reception or your Progression Coach.