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.

Literature review

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

Editing and proofreading

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

Critical thinking

Advice and resources to help you develop your critical voice.

Hybrid learning and teaching

Information and guidance to help support you in a hybrid learning and teaching environment.

Time management

Time management tips and tools for organising your studies.

Academic writing

Advice and resources to support you with effective academic writing.

Academic standards

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

Reading at university

Advice and resources to help you develop effective approaches to reading.

Presentations and posters

Guidance and tips for effective oral and visual presentations.

Effective studying

Thinking about how best to learn.

Making notes in class

Effective note making enhances learning.

Group working

Advice and resources to help you develop collaborative working skills.


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

Developing your English

Develop confidence in English language skills.

Statistical and numerical data

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

Digital skills

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

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.