Students across the world right now are adjusting to study and life as we’ve never seen it. You might be studying from home or College and learning remotely, you might be worrying about your grades this year, as well as trying to generally navigate life as an adult, without your usual social connections.

Today, we’re bringing you 10 TED Talks that every student should binge watch in 2020.

From study hacks to cultivating happiness – we’ve curated this list of TED Talks that may just change the game for all students.

Here they are now:

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

Angela Lee Duckworth shares with us the power of grit, and how this predicted success and resilience.

7 things to do before you graduate college | Liz Wessel | TEDxRutgers

Liz shares a refreshing look at some of the things she did whilst she was in College that then helped her to succeed later on in life.


The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

Amy Morin shares with us her tips on how to become mentally strong, and explains how we spend so much of our time and focus on becoming physically strong, but much less time on mental health.

Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

Amy Cuddy talks about how a few seconds in the bathroom before a major presentation can be a game changer for your confidence.

How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF

In one of THE most watched TED Talks of all time, Mel Robbins shares with us how all you need to potentially change your life, is 5 seconds.

The Secret to Student Success | Arel Moodie | TEDxYouth@ClintonSquare

Is it talent? You’ll have to watch and find out….

How a student changed her study habits by setting goals and managing time | Yana Savitsky | TEDxLFHS

Ever heard of the Pomodoro technique? This could just be a game changer for your study…

What do top students do differently? | Douglas Barton | TEDxYouth@Tallinn

Ever wondered what top students do that others don’t? Douglas Barton breaks it down.

3 reasons you aren’t doing what you say you will do | Amanda Crowell | TEDxHarrisburg

The secrets to motivation and [finally] achieving the goals you want to

The surprising science of happiness | Dan Gilbert

Ever wondered why some people feel happy and content while others do? Or want to know what the studies say about how paraplegics and lotto winners compare in terms of happiness? Watch to find out.

Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

Ever left an assignment to the last minute? You need to watch this

So there you have it! 11 Must Watch TED Talks for students.

Watching these might just be a game changer.

If you’re currently worried about your marks and study, rest assured that there are many options available to you, and many pathways to university

Living at College when you start university (or finish the year) could also be a great way to ensure you’re on track to achieve your study and career goals. With complimentary tutoring, a number of study spaces and a wealth of support and first class programs, living somewhere like St Thomas More College may be a smart strategy for 2021.

And it’s not just for students who are studying at UWA or coming from rural WA either. St Thomas More College is home for a number of metro students, as well as students who attend all five universities in Perth.

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