In the first instance, explore the Academic Skills Guide which provides comprehensive advice and support on the following topics:
If you would prefer one-to-one support, we advise booking an appointment with a Study Skills Tutor.
Sometimes, learning in a group can be more beneficial – book a workshop to take part in shared learning. If there isn’t a date available that suits you, you can request a workshop.
Referencing and avoiding plagiarism are often among students’ top concerns. Visit Blackboard for more information on Open Access Courses. Within the Study Skills Organisation is a Referencing and Plagiarism Online Tutorial; this is not an assessed tutorial and your results will remain confidential. The self-study activity is easy to understand and work through independently.
There are a number of Mathematics Online Support options available, from learning resources to booking tutorials. If you would prefer one-to-one support, we advise booking an appointment with a Maths Tutor.
Mentoring is a great way to meet other students. You can take part in the Mentoring Scheme, either as a user or by volunteering as a Mentor. PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions) are available in some subjects for you to learn with other students. To find out about either or both, please contact the Study Skills service.
The University’s Library Service has substantial resources available to help you with your studies:
If you’re still feeling a bit lost and would benefit from talking to a Librarian, we would advise making an appointment should you want to discuss any of the following:
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The Library Services Online Chat is available 24/7 for any last minutes questions you might have.