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.

Dissertations and research projects

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

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.

Critical thinking

Advice and resources to help you develop your critical voice.

Literature review

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

Academic writing

Advice and resources to support you with effective academic writing.


Advice and resources to support you with your exams, including the Exam Bootcamp self-enrol resource on Learn.

Effective studying

Thinking about how best to learn.

Presentations and posters

Guidance and tips for effective oral and visual presentations.

Group working

Advice and resources to help you develop collaborative working skills.

Making notes in class

Effective note making enhances learning.

Developing your English

Develop confidence in English language skills.

Academic standards

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

Digital skills

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