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The Academic Skills Community, or ASC, is the University of York approach to learning and communication support designed to help you advance your academic, language and interpersonal abilities.

This approach has been created to engage you with people from different backgrounds, nationalities, degree types and disciplines. The community contains these elements:

Industrial action

Industrial action relating to pay, conditions and pensions is taking place from 1-3 December across the University. 

If you attend a scheduled Academic Skills Community, Writing Centre or Maths Skills Centre session during this period and a tutor or advisor has not arrived after 15 minutes, the session may be affected by the industrial action. In this case, you can consult our online guides:

Our resources, workshops, groups and one-to-one support are all available online and have been built to complement the Together York Community Declaration.

Who's involved?

The Academic Skills Community brings together staff, workshops, resources and support from the University. These are:

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An introduction to the Academic Skills Community.