Getting help with study skills

Getting help with study skills

There is a range of support available to enable you to develop effective study skills:

Study skills workshops
UW run workshops, which are free sessions, open to students on a self-referral basis. You can attend as many sessions as you decide that you need, they include topics such as essay writing and making presentations. 
The programme of workshops is available from the workshops website       

One-to-one English/ writing support 
One-to-one support is available to all students to discuss any aspect of English or writing such as grammar, style or structure from the Language Centre. For more details & how to book, go to:  

Writer in residence
We have two professional writers available on campus to help students with their writing, they can give practical, one-to-one advice on your essay writing skills and/or general writing techniques. To make an appointment please email:  

Study skills advice sheets
There are a range of study skill advice sheets covering topics such as: essay and report writing; making oral presentations; taking notes and working in groups. You can pick up any or all of the titles from the Peirson Study and Guidance Centre or download them from the study skills home page

Referencing and finding resources
The Library Service offer 1:1 sessions on referencing, plagiarism and using & finding online and hard copy resources. Email for further information.

Moving On
‘Moving On’ is a very useful study skills online resource aimed at students returning to education after a break. It covers topics such as: preparing for study, academic writing and teaching methods at university, and includes exercises and tasks for you to practice your skills. To download a copy click here ‘moving on’