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Academic Skills Support and Resources
Academic Skills ELE Resources
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.
How To Guides
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.
Workshops, Lectures and Helpdesk Sessions
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.
Maths Mentoring and Writing Mentoring
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. You can also make use of our helpful links to Maths and Statistics support and resources.
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, our advisers in Cornwall can provide one-to-one guidance and information on all aspects of academic study and skills.
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.
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