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Learning Hub

Study Skills Support

New to university or returning after a break?

There are lots of resources to help you start your university journey successfully. Click on the image to find out more.

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New to digital learning?

We understand that learning and teaching may feel a little different from how you've studied previously but don't worry. We have lots of support to help with online learning and hybrid teaching. Click on the image to find out more.

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Don't know where to start with academic work?

One of the main parts of university life will be attending lectures, seminars and completing academic assignments. Click on the image to access some useful guides to help you start your academic studies successfully and develop your skills.

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About to start your second year of study?

Click on the image to see how Student and Library Services can continue to support your studies as you advance through your course.

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Starting a Masters degree?

Take a look at the online guide designed to help support you through the transition to Masters study.

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Need help with referencing?

Referencing is a key skill at University which you will need to become familiar with from day one. There is lots of support to help you with this. Click on the image to find out more.

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Searching for reliable information?

Click on the image to discover how to find academic books, journal articles and other university resources. 

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Feel like you need some support with writing assignments?

Academic writing can feel daunting if you have not written anything for a while, or if you have had feedback which suggests you need to improve. There is lots of support to help you with academic writing, including help for different styles of writing. Click on the image to find out more.

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Time to be critical!

As you move on through your studies, your analytical skills will need to become more sophisticated. You will be expected critically analyse and interpret research, data and statistics. Click on the image to find out more about what support there is to help you be more critical.

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Have you got to do a group or individual presentation?

There is lots of online guidance to help with presentation skills and creative thinking, including support for poster presentations and creating digital content. Click on the link to find out more.

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Final Year - We're here to help!

There is lots of support to help with dissertations, research proposals, literature and systematic reviews and more! Click on the image to find out more.

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Exam Time - Surviving and Succeeding.

There is lots of support to help you prepare for and succeed at exams. Click on the image to find out more.

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Completed your studies?

Finished your studies and want to see what options there are for you now? There is lots of choice and support to help you with your decisions. Click on the image to find out more.

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Need support?

Pastoral and academic support is available to you throughout university. Click on the image to find out more.

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Introduction to the Learning Hub

The Learning Hub can offer help and guidance with a variety of academic skills.

This support includes an extensive range of online skills guides and library subject guides.

There are also a range of approaches available to help develop learning, including:

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If you have any comments about the Learning Hub web pages, we would love to know them. 

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