Academic Skills Centre support for students

Support and advice for the development of your academic skills if you are a student

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Academic Skills Centre Online Resources

Our online resources provide essential information on a wide range of academic skills topics, including essay writing, revision techniques, time management, and your Adviser of Studies handbook. Look at these online resources first but if you don't find what you are looking for and need to speak with someone, use our Quick Query drop-in service or book an appointment with a tutor.

Drop-in service

Do you have an academic skills, exam or revision question that you think our tutors could answer quickly? Use our drop-in service to speak to us in person instead of booking a full appointment. 

Drop-in locations and times can be found on our guide: Attend an academic skills quick query drop-in session.

Book an appointment

Do you need help to improve your general academic skills or need guidance for your academic writing? 

We offer two types of bookable appointment:

  1. Book a one-to-one 30 minute appointment to help improve your general academic skills
  2. Book a one-to-one 50 minute appointment to help with your academic writing

You will be expected to have already consulted our online resources, with your one-to-one appointment providing further support or clarification.