It may take you some time to adjust to studying in the UK as the approach to teaching and learning may be very different from your home country.
Don't worry, many UK students who are away from home for the first time will also need to adjust, and the Library is here to help and support you.
Each department has its own dedicated Academic Liaison Librarian, and your Liaison Librarian can:
If you need to improve your research skills or to be shown how to use a particular information resource, your Academic Liaison Librarian will be happy to arrange a session with you. Find out who your Academic Liaison Librarian is, and the best resources in your subject area, from your Subject Guide.
We have lots of books to help you develop your study skills. Search YorSearch, using search terms such as "study skills", to find useful study skills books in the Library.
Some examples are listed below. Click on the title for information on current availability or click on the classmark to search for other books on the same subject.
Prepare for success
Prepare for success is a free online learning tool to help you find out about different aspects of academic life in the UK and the skills needed for effective study.