Academic skills

Find out how we can support the development of your academic skills while studying with us.

We can help you to achieve your personal, academic and professional potential through group-based learning workshops, one-to-one appointments and our variety of online resources.


We run a variety of workshops to support your studies, including revision cafés where you can talk about revision strategies and preparing for exams. Examples of the types of workshops we run include:

  • Academic language and style
  • Using sources properly: how to cite and when to reference
  • Making the most of your feedback
  • First-class writing
  • Developing your argument.

Drop-ins and appointments

Sessions are available during term time and our staff can support you with a host of skills including academic writing, referencing, planning assignments and revision techniques.

Mathematics and statistics support

We offer drop-in advice to students first-year mathematics students.

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