Do you often leave your assignments to the last minute? Are you always finding something else to do when you have planned to study like cleaning your room, or checking Facebook and Instagram? All of us procrastinate from time to time, but for some students the problem is more serious: stopping them from submitting assignments on time or studying for exams. When this happens it can lead to feelings of anxiety and low mood, which subsequently has a direct impact on feelings of self- worth, disrupting their life and studies. This workshop will provide effective solutions to putting off procrastinating to get the job done.

Content of the workshop

In this workshop you will first learn to understand what procrastination is and the negative cycle of procrastination. You will also identify what causes you to procrastinate. You will learn practical strategies to stop procrastinating and how to challenge your unhelpful assumptions to create an individualised approach overcoming procrastination.

By the end of this workshop you will have

  • Improved ability to recognise when and why you procrastinate
  • Learned strategies to overcome procrastination at university and in the workplace

Benefit for students

  • Address the reasons, beliefs and emotions that can cause procrastination
  • Reduce stress and anxiety associated with procrastination
  • Set the foundation for future effectiveness at university and in the workplace


Thursday 10m March 1 - 2pm at CAPS reception (Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building)