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Study Skills

We have brought together resources on important skills that will help you to study more effectively. These skills will not only help you to be more confident and successful at university, they are skills that will add to your employability, and you can use and build on them throughout your career.

When you consider improving your study skills there are many areas you can look at…

  • Managing your time
  • Reading and note taking
  • Writing and vocabulary
  • Research and resources
  • Critical thinking / independent learning
  • Avoiding plagiarism - citations and referencing
  • Writing assignments and reports
  • Presentations
  • Revision and exams
  • IT and Computer literacy
  • Managing stress

Try the links on the right to read more about different study skills information, strategies and techniques.

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