Improve your Academic & Study Skills

The Academic Skills team can help you to understand how best to approach your university studies. Our advisers work with students at every level and programme of study, whatever their previous experience or aspirations.

We provide advice on fundamental aspects of university work, including: active reading and note-taking; planning and drafting essays and reports; managing large projects, plus critical analysis and argument.

Follow the links below to learn more about our different means of advice and support.


Referencing and Academic Integrity

Find our comprehensive guidance on all academic integrity matters, including: note-taking and record-keeping, referencing and reference management, use of artificial intelligence tools and Turnitin.
View guidance on Referencing and Academic Integrity
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Academic Skills Blog

Consult and download our short study sheets for advice on university assessments, from reflective writing to oral presentations.
View the study sheets for advice
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