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Develop your skills

Study skills


We can help you to develop a number of key skills to improve your academic experience, such as academic reading and writing, IT and maths skills, searching for information and resources, learning a new language, and transferable skills such as making a presentation.

We also offer specific support for international students.


Support and training to help you to conduct and disseminate first-class research and strengthen your employability prospects.

Find out about central training opportunities for all researchers (students and staff) and subject-specific training.

Work, volunteering and career planning

Thinking about your employability will help you to decide what you want to do, plan how to achieve it, develop the attributes you might need.

Find out more about how you can develop your skills through volunteering and work experience, get involved in University enterprise activities, and gain accreditation for skills development through the York Award.