Institute for Academic Development

If you want to develop your study skills, then the IAD can help. We run workshops, online courses, and one-to-one consultations for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, designed to help improve your academic performance and transferable skill set.

Support for Undergraduate Students 

The IAD provides a range of study skills workshops and online resources for undergraduate students. 

For full details of all the support on offer for undergraduate students please visit our undergraduate student webpages.

Support for Postgraduate Students

The IAD provides a range of study development workshops, self-studying learning resources, skills training, advice, and career development tools, tailored for postgraduate students. We also run online courses covering topics such as academic writing, working with data, statistics, and IT training.

To find out more about the full range of support on offer for Postgraduates please visit our Postgraduate student webpages.

Study Hub

Looking for tips or needing some advice on sitting open book exams, completing assessments or a dissertation project?

Aimed at all undergraduate and taught postgraduate students, the Study Hub blog and learning resource pages have tips, strategies and information for effective studying within a hybrid learning and teaching environment. 

It contains advice on specific study skills topics such as managing your time, critical thinking and academic writing, plus downloadable resources with useful study strategies. 

The Study Hub