Boost your skillset

Posted on 4 November 2018

As you progress through your studies, you'll need to develop a new set of academic, digital, and information skills. Central services like the Library and IT Services are here to help.

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The Skills Guides pages give you access to a range of resources to help you develop academic, digital and information skills - for example, planning your essay, creating forms and surveys, using Google Apps for collaborative work, academic writing, managing your references, and producing academic posters. There are videos, interactive tutorials, workbooks and links to other sources of help:

IT Services provide a range of online, face-to-face and one-to-one training opportunities, tailored to the needs of our students. Find out more:

Based within the Library, the Maths Skills Centre and Writing Centre are free, and available to all students. They offer drop-in sessions and appointments to give you the opportunity to focus on developing specific skills:

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