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Time management and productivity: What are your ‘time bandits’?

Time management and productivity: What are your ‘time bandits’?

          In this post, our Learning Advisor Michele explains how we can reflect on how we use our time to establish more productive and healthy ways of studying. In order to plan well for the future, first take stock of your…

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New year, new start: Refresh your academic skills in 2019!

New year, new start: Refresh your academic skills in 2019!

The Skills Centre is continuing to offer a variety of workshops, writing forums, webinars, 1-1 drop-ins and tutorials to support you in refreshing and strengthening your academic skills for 2019. Our workshops, forums and same day 1-1 drop-ins are open to all students and are delivered…

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Academic study skills over the vacation

Academic study skills over the vacation

The Skills Centre offer a range of online resources on a variety of topics, such as exams & revision, academic writing, critical thinking, reading, dissertations, referencing and self-organisation that you can use to support and guide self-directed learning. You might need to log in to…

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Are you about to start writing an assignment?

Are you about to start writing an assignment?

An assignment question and a blank piece of paper can sometimes feel quite a daunting experience. • Where do I start? • What does the question mean? • What is my tutor looking for? • How do I make sure I get a good grade?…

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Great start to the year!

Great start to the year!

We have had a great start to the academic year, following our launch of the brand new Skills Centre programme during Induction Week. Nearly 400 students have attended our workshops and forums in the first 2 weeks – with record numbers at both Collegiate and…

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