Training and study skills

Get the best from your studies by improving your research, study, academic writing and IT skills.

Training and study skills sessions can help you refine those skills, get higher grades from your assessments, as well as giving you valuable skills for the workplace when you graduate. From finding out how to make the most of our libraries, to gaining qualifications in Adobe software, or writing a top-class essay, our sessions can help you with every aspect of your studies

Find below the schedule of training and study skills workshops and events, which take place at all our campuses.

For more support, including one-to-one sessions and online materials, go to the following links:

Academic Learning Development: providing support on academic writing, time management, exam techniques, presentation and other academic skills.

IT Training: providing training in IT software

Academic Liaison Librarian: helping you with library research and referencing.

All training and study skills support is free of charge and open to all students, subject to availability.

PASS week

PASS (Passing Assessment Student Support) week is a series of workshops and initiatives led by Academic Learning Development in collaboration with Library, Counselling, Interfaith, Disability Learning Support and IT Training, to help students coping with and succeeding at exams, re-sits, and dissertations. The next PASS week is 19–23 June 2017.

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