Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Study Hub learning resources

Study Hub learning resources. Advice on specific study skills topics, plus downloadable resources with useful study strategies.

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Making notes in class

Effective note making enhances learning.

Reading at university

Reading at University
Advice and resources to help you develop effective approaches to reading.

Time management

Time management tips and tools for organising your studies.

Academic writing

Advice and resources to support you with effective academic writing.

Effective studying

Thinking about how best to learn.

Critical thinking

Advice and resources to help you develop your critical voice.

Good academic practice

Following the principles of good academic practice will help you to do better work and avoid academic misconduct.

Referencing and citations

Advice and resources to support you with referencing and citations, and avoiding plagiarism.

Literature review

A general guide on how to conduct and write a literature review.

Dissertations and research projects

General advice and resources to support you throughout your research-based dissertation or project.

Editing and proofreading

Advice and guidance to help you with editing and proofreading your work.


Advice and resources to support you with your exams, including Exam Bootcamp in Learn Essentials.

Group working

Advice and resources to help you develop collaborative working skills.

Presentations and posters

Guidance and tips for effective oral and visual presentations.

Hybrid learning and teaching

Information and guidance on hybrid learning and studying

Developing your English

Develop confidence in English language skills.

Digital skills

A wide range of digital tools can be used for learning, conducting and sharing research, and building a profile.

Statistical and numerical data

A range of self-study resources to help you with maths topics or statistical techniques.

Study skills guides

The advice offered in scholarship skills books and guides can help to supplement and clarify advice and guidance from your tutors, lecturers and supervisors.