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
WELCOME ALL NEW STUDENTS! Look at InfoZone for all the essential Library Information to get you started.
Welcome all students! Find who your Academic Skills contact is on our Meet the Team page.
Our Get a Better Grade workshops can help you develop the academic skills you need to achieve your full potential.
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 ...
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 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 tools and useful links