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Everything You Need to Know About Studying at University: Help


Everything You Need to Know About Studying at Universitygraduates

Do you want ideas on how to be a successful student?
This guide will cover:

  • what to expect from university study
  • differences between studying at school or college and at university
  • skills that you need to develop to be successful at university
  • how you can develop those skills

This guide is aimed at first year undergraduates, students returning to education or students new to studying at a UK university.

To watch an online tutorial about studying at university, click on the Online tutorial tab or click on this link: tutorial

If you want to know what other students think university study is like, watch the video in the box below.          

Online tutorial for Studying at University

If you cannot view the online tutorial below, go to the following web page

Support materials

You can use this action plan (along with the slides above) to identify the main areas you need to develop for studying at university

This table gives you abbreviations and symbols you can use when taking notes in lectures and seminars.

Useful video

Find out what students think the differences are between studying at school and university

Further Reading

Using material on this page