Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development


Undergraduate study development workshops, self-study learning resources, and people you can talk to, to help you succeed in your studies.


Study development workshops we run for undergraduates to help you succeed with your studies. Course information and booking.

Study Hub

Study Hub Learning resources and companion blog: online advice and downloadable learning resources, to help you develop more effective working and learning strategies.

Exam Bootcamp

Information on the Learn Essentials course to support students doing exams.

Study advice and support

Information on people you can talk to and services you can access to support you with your learning.

Good academic practice

Links to information and advice on principles of good academic practice, and advice and resources to support you with referencing, citations, and avoiding plagiarism.

Supporting you with your studies – short video

A 5-minute video to explain how we in the Institute for Academic Development (IAD) can support you with your studies at the University of Edinburgh.

Related links

New Students website

Academic Services - student support policies

Managing your wellbeing - information for students