This week we’re focusing on some of the great tools, resources & support available to you to help you with your studies, and to help you achieve your full potential.
Develop your skills & knowledge through a series of modules and access a wealth of resources specific to your year group and Faculty. Here are some of the areas you can take a module in:
- Understand academic sources
- Planning an assignment
- Understand journal articles
- Critical thinking
- Reference management tools
- Writing a critical lit review
Get started here. You can also connect with your specialist Learning Developer and Learning & Research Librarian who can offer you personalised support.
Whether you are looking for tips on how to improve your writing skills or guidance on referencing, these interactive online modules via Skills for Study make it easy for you to get to grips with a range of essential study skills. Here are some of the modules you can explore:
- Getting ready for academic study
- Time management
- Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism
- Group Work and Presentations
- Exam skills
- Research principles
Your Digital Library is a gateway to online learning resources accessible anytime and anywhere. Expand your mind, increase your knowledge, and enhance your learning through e-books, journals, databases, research, multimedia and subject guides!
If you’re looking for someone who can help you improve your academic skills, help you develop strategies, share hints and tips on how to prepare for assessments or be your study buddy, then connecting with a student peer mentor might be for you. You can connect with them via email or MS Teams.
Whether you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate student, your personal academic tutor is here to help you to develop, grow and succeed in your studies and research. Support can include discussing what study skills you need to focus on and resources to help you, and reviewing feedback on assignments and improving your grades.To find out who your personal academic tutor is, please contact your programme team.
And if you’re looking for some advice on keeping motivated & getting organised while studying from home, check out Tomas’ Student Vlog: