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Staffordshire University London: Academic Skills Support

Contact Details

Your contact: Soo Plant (Academic Librarian & Study Skills Tutor)


I can help you to improve by:- 

  • developing techniques to learn effectively
  • finding information
  • referencing and citing correctly
  • structuring your assignments
  • writing academically


You can read our resources, contact me by email,  make an appointment for an online discussion using Microsoft Teams or attend one of our online workshops.
   Currently not available

Academic Skills Team

I work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ONLY.

On days when I am not available please use any of the links below to contact the Academic Skills Team.

What's on from Academic Skills

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WELCOME ALL NEW STUDENTS!  Look at InfoZone for all the essential Library Information to get you started. 

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Welcome all students!  Find who your Academic Skills contact is on our Meet the Team page.


Confused by numbers? Unsure about maths techniques? Try our Maths Guide or make an appointment.

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See all the events and activities on offer from the Academic Skills Team this week.

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Our Get a  Better Grade workshops can help you develop the academic skills you need to achieve your full potential.

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We have a member of the Academic Skills team designated as the key contact for students based at our London campus

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Commute to the University? Skills in your Pocket has great advice to help you study on the move or at home.

Resources to support your study

Develop your study skills ...

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You can find loads of resources to help you to:

Please note that the team cannot proofread work for you, but we can help you learn how to do this effectively yourself.

Finding information ...

In order to help you find the most relevant Library resources for your area of study, subject guides have been created:

Referencing ...

Referencing is a system used in assignments to indicate where ideas, theories, quotes, facts and any other evidence you have used to support your assignments can be found.

In your subject area you use Harvard Referencing


Get digital help ...

  • Saving and organising your work
  • Using Microsoft Office effectively e.g. Creating long documents in Word
  • Using PowerPoint for presentations or academic posters
  • Using Qualtrics survey software
  • Using LinkedIn Learning online video training

Research Support

Search our resources

eResources: Complete A-Z list              eJournals by title              Library Catalogue

Research Resources

Research tools and useful links