Academic skills

The Skills for Success team is here to help you with everything that you need to do well in your studies. We offer embedded teaching across all levels and departments, and a range of services and online resources

Workshops, 1:1s and other support

Workshops and other online support

A range of workshops run throughout the year to help you develop your academic skills.

One-to-one appointments

Book a session with one of our tutors for help with any aspect of your studies.

Exam revision

Find out about the support you can access to help you with your exam revision.

Writing skills

Postgraduate writing skills

Find out about writing skills at postgraduate level.

Academic integrity, authorship and plagiarism

Develop your understanding of academic integrity, authorship and plagiarism. Learn how to reference correctly.

Undergraduate writing skills

Resources and support to help you improve your writing skills including note taking and essay writing.


Guidance about good practice in relation to third-party proofreading of student work.

Maths, statistics and digital skills support

Maths and stats support

Find out about the maths, stats, numeracy and problem-solving skills support you can access.

Numeracy assessment and modules

Find out about the numeracy assessment and modules for students in certain academic departments.

Digital skills support

Find out about developing your digital skills and the resources you can access.

Research and referencing skills

Referencing skills

Find out about the different types of referencing styles and systems.

Research skills

Support and guidance to help you with your research.

English language skills

Academic English classes

Academic English classes to support you if English is not your first language.

English support classes for dependants

The Department of Language and Linguistics offers dependants of international students and staff free English classes.

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