If one issue is common to all students its how to best manage your time when you have the competing demands of study, work, family and friends.
Key to your success in managing your time are your
motivation to study
current and future goals
Some students will be able to start managing themselves from the word go by using assessment due dates and course specifications to plan their semester. See what to do to plan for the semester.
If you are new to study you may not know how much time to spend and how to balance this with work and other activities essential to you. If this is the case why not in the first weeks of your study record how much time you spend studying. See how to record your weekly plan