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Staffordshire University London: Academic Skills Support


Contact for Academic Study Skills

Soo Plant is your designated Academic Skills Tutor and should be the first point of contact for skills help and advice.

You can contact Soo by email, or make an appointment for an online discussion using Microsoft Teams.
    01782 294741

I work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ONLY. On days when I am not available please use the email link below to contact the Academic Skills Team.


Welcome to Staffordshire University libraries!

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Hello and welcome to all new students and a warm welcome back to all students who studied at Staffordshire University last year. We are here to help you!

In response to the current pandemic we now offer almost all the services and help you expect from the Library digitally, 

How we support you

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The Academic Skills team can help you develop techniques to learn effectively, produce your assignments and improve your work.  You can book an appointment for an online discussion, view our resources or attend any of our online workshops.

Academic Skills: online workshops

We will have a full programme of online events to help you make a start on your studies.

These workshops will cover: planning your work, finding information and referencing it, improving your writing and using technology.

Events will be bookable and will begin on September 21 and run until November 20. Each session will run multiple times so everyone has the opportunity to attend.

Academic Study Skills tutors can help you with ...

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

Subject librarians can help you with ...

Subject resources

Library resources finding resources image of binnocular manIn order to help you find the most relevant Library resources for your subject area, your Subject Librarians have created guides that explain how to use these effectively:

Digital capabilities experts can help you with ...

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  • 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

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Research Resources

Research tools and useful links