Academic Skills

Welcome to the Academic Skills Service on the Bridge! We are here to give you all the tools you need to achieve the academic results that you are looking for. We can guide you and help you to build your study skills for success through our…
  • Comprehensive website self-help e-resources
  • Informative face-to-face workshops & forums
  • Flexible study space & collection of study skills text books


Self-help e-resources

  • Our website is packed full of useful resources – with our self-help guides covering everything from how to improve your critical writing skills through to presenting your academic work with confidence
  • From here you will also be able to take part in Skills4Study Campus e-learning modules – these are available 24/7, at home or on campus, and will really help you polish your study skills for top results – just log in with your usual details


Face to face workshops & forums If you prefer you can take part in an our open, taught workshop programme, facilitated by our Learning Adviser – sessions take place regularly on the Bridge in Adsetts and at Collegiate Library

  • We also have regular Writing Forums where you can discuss your work in a small group and receive tips on how to improve your academic writing technique, from both the tutor and your peers


What to do next?
Why not come along to our ‘Getting started at university’ workshop?  Or once you’ve found your feet register for our ‘Ten tips to improve your academic writing’
There are sessions at both City and Collegiate. You can register directly from the Bridge website – you’ll find all the details right here We look forward to meeting you very soon!