Working with other people on projects and assignments happens a lot at university and in the workplace. Working in teams can be difficult and there are many factors that can influence whether a group works well together or ends up being hard work. You may have had a good experience working in a group where:
Here are some students describing a good experience they have had working in a group at uni.
Unfortunately group work can end up being a major stress for students. Some issues that cause unease include:
It’s quite common for students to experience difficulties when working in groups. Listen to these students talk about their experiences of conflict in group work situations.