Developing Skills

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Developing skills

We are committed to developing well-rounded graduates sought after by employers. That's why we offer a wide range of support covering all aspects of academic skills, such as bookable appointments, and workshops about academic writing.  Find out more about how your library can help you to develop your skills, so you can work smarter and more effectively.

You might also wish to visit the University's Skills for Success page for a comprehensive guide to all academic skills support on offer.


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Academic skills

Studying for a degree can be challenging at times. We offer help to all students with information and research skills, study skills, academic writing; and maths.

We have a suite of online tutorials, guides and learning materials covering NOW basics; finding information; and academic skills within the Student Help area of NOW.

One-to-one appointments

Need to talk to somebody one-to-one about your studies? You can book an appointment with one of our Learning and Teaching Librarians, Academic Skills Advisers, or a Student Mentor.

Events and workshops

Would you like to find out more about subject resources, academic writing, maths, study skills or researching? Sign up for one of our events - they're free!

Student Mentors

Want to talk to another student and get some peer support with your academic writing, study skills and maths? Have a chat with one of our Student Mentors - book an appointment.