Our comprehensive online skills resources are designed to help you develop a range of academic skills including essay writing, referencing, critical reading and getting the most out of lectures.

Covering topics such as giving presentations, essay writing and managing groupwork, this series of How To Guides gives a helpful insight into how you can enhance your academic skills.

Throughout the academic year, our Academic Skills Advisers deliver workshops and lectures covering all academic skills from presentation skills to essay writing to project management depending on the needs of the discipline.  Look out for these within your discipline/college and on My Career Zone.

Check out the Maths Support pages to see what you can get involved with to enhance your maths abilities; whether for your studies or graduate recruitment.

Writing Mentoring is a way of getting support with academic writing from a PhD student who is from your academic discipline or college.

Depending on the way the mentoring scheme is set up in your discipline, you can gain support individually, via small groups or larger groups.  Look out for these opportunities within your discipline or college.

Here you can find information on how you can improve the way you use technology within your studies and how to develop your own digital literacy.

Check out this Assignment Calculator to help effectively plan and manage the completion of your assignments.

Academic Skills Support in Penryn

If you are a student based in Penryn, advisers in Cornwall can provide one-to-one guidance and information on all aspects of academic study and skills.

To book an appointment to see an adviser at the Penryn Campus, please go to the ASK Office in Tremough House or:
Email: ask@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01326 370438
Website: ask.fxplus.ac.uk

 

Additional Needs 

The library also has some fantastic online resources which cover 'How to research' and 'How to use our resources', as well as 'Subject guides' and a 'Library Induction'. To explore these, click here.

If you have a disability which impacts your studying, AccessAbility have an SpLD Specialist Tutor who is available to deal with study related queries. For more information, click here.

If you are an international student and English is not your first language, INTO offers a range of classes, workshops and tutorials that you can find more information about here.