Learning at University
This topic highlights resources that will help you develop skills and attributes that will aid your learning.
Studying at a distance
Learning at a distance requires discipline and motivation, in addition to the many other academic skills required in following a University course.
Using the Library
This topic introduces you to some of the services available from the Library to help in your studies.
Personal development planning
Personal Development Planning, or PDP is a process that helps you to think about your own learning, performance and/or achievements and to plan for your personal, educational and career development.
Are you suffering from information overload? Develop strategies for making your reading more efficient.
Taking effective notes
Do your notes simply take too long to write – and to read? Find out how to take just the notes you need for your assignment and/or revision, and tools for structuring them.
Do you never know where to start when writing an essay? Not sure what's expected of you? Learn how to plan and structure your essay, and create compelling arguments.
Not sure what the difference is between a report and an essay? Don't know what is expected of you? Learn what makes a good report at this workshop.
Are you well-motivated, organised and able to juggle all your commitments? Learn useful tips on time management and action planning to enable you to work smarter, not harder.
26 September 2013
Need help and advice to io prove you mathematical skills?
Your literature search
Do you need to find journal articles to complete your assignments? Are you struggling to know where to begin?
Hints and tips on how to improve your questionnaire design.
References and citations
Do your referencing and citation skills need improvement? Learn how to cite different types of resource for your assignments.
Refworks: Getting started
Refworks is a personal bibliographic database which you can use to store and manage your references.
This topic offers advice and support on improving your presentation skills.
Working in groups
This topic covers hints and tips on succcessful group working.
Revision and exam skills
Finding it hard to revise effectively? Recent exam results not what you hoped for? Why not find out why things go wrong, and how to avoid the pitfalls in the future.
This topic covers hints and tips on how to cope with stress.