Getting Started

Getting started

In this section you'll find both information about using the library and advice on some of the necessary skills for successful study. If you want to get good grades you'll have to do more than search the Internet for information! Click on a heading below to learn more:

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The basics:

Success with assignments:
Further help:

For help with general study skills such as:

  • Reading & notetaking
  • Analysing your assignment task
  • Essay construction
  • Time management
  • Critical thinking
  • Researching
  • Evaluating information
  • Exams & revision
  • Referencing
  • Maths & statistics

Please contact the Professional and Academic development (PAD) team. PAD workshops are held throughout the year and you can also book a one-to-one appointment with a PAD tutor at a time to suit you. See the Professional and Academic Development (PAD) page for more details.

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