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Time may be defined as the measurable period during which an action, process or condition exists or continues. Thus, for you as a student of the CKT-UTAS, your measurable time allotted to you for your academic work towards your degree is the two, three or four years you have, depending on your programme. This period of time could be broken down into semesters, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes and seconds.
It is important to recognize that your time in this University is limited, invisible, unchangeable and irreversible. Each minute, therefore, should be used wisely. Your ability to develop the art of arranging, organizing, scheduling, and budgeting the limited time available to you for more effective work and productivity makes you a good time manager. Managing your time well increases your level of effectiveness and efficiency in relation to your studies, extra-curricular activities, and all that you are required to do during your limited time on campus. This affords you a more peaceful and fulfilling academic life. You are able to do multitasking, save money, minimize stress and maintain good health. Most importantly, you are able to make adequate time for your academic work.
A number of things could act as time-wasters in the midst of the limited time available to you. They could include participation in too many social programmes, lack of planning, lack of self-discipline, inability to say ‘No’ to invitations, drop-in visitors, over-indulging in social media, movies, having a disorganized room and closet or a cluttered desk. Unfortunately, some relationships end up becoming time wasters as a result of the unnecessary time and energy that go into them.
To help you organize your limited time more effectively, consider having a timetable using a template that the Counselling Centre provides. You are welcome to visit the Counselling Centre, and see a counsellor who would help you to create a workable and effective timetable for each semester and make use of a daily plan or a ‘to-do list’.
Do not just put down the items for the day but prioritize them. Make use of diaries and planners on your phone. Have contingency plans so that if something you planned for does not come off, you would have something beneficial to do. Differentiate between long-term and short-term activities. Note that some things are urgent and important while some things are important but not urgent. As much as possible, have specific times to engage with people on social media.
You might be reading this script, and realized that you have already wasted some time in the University. It is never too late to decide to manage your time more effectively. You can still seek guidance from the Counselling Centre in order to make the best out of the time left for you. The earlier you took such a step, the better. All the best.
For Further Information Contact: 0208248314
Visit the counselling centre behind the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences