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Enhance your learning

Develop your skills throughout your degree, and use our tips below to get the most out of your studies

Develop your skills throughout your degree, and use our tips below to get the most out of your studies.

Explore your learning

Types of study

Learn about the different ways you'll study at university.

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Learning preferences

Everyone learns differently. Discover your learning preferences with our quiz and find out more about improving your studies.

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Linkedin learning

Students can access hundreds of online courses for free via LinkedIn Learning.

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Develop your skills

Digital skills

It's important to think about the digital skills you already have and the new skills you'd like to learn.

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Organisation and time management

How our students manage their time and organise their studies.

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Working in groups

How to work as a team and plan ahead to give your group the best chance to succeed.

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Speaking skills and presentations

Discover our tips for presentation assessments and explore some of the things you could say.

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Mind mapping

Mind maps can help you to organise your ideas, plan your assessments and communicate visually.

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Improve your assessments

Written assignments

Use our resources to develop your writing style, assignment structure and understanding of key words.

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Research, reading, referencing and citation

Discover how to reference others and use quotations correctly in your assignments.

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Revision and exams

Improve your revision techniques and develop your learning style.

Revision and exams

Get further help

Contact the Academic Skills team

The Academic Skills team can help with developing your writing, managing assessments, and approaching academic tasks.

You can contact the team from Monday to Thursday 8.30am–5.00pm and Friday 8.30am–4.00pm.

You can book a tutorial by contacting or phone 023 92843462. In-person tutorials are also available by arrangement.