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English Language Support: Study Skills for International Students

An overview of English Language Support available from Library and Learning Services

What are study skills?

Study skills are the skills you need to study effectively.

Some of the most common skills are:

  • Essay writing skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Reading and note taking
  • Listening and note taking
  • Referencing
  • Presentation skills
  • Critical analysis
  • Time management
  • Working in groups
  • Taking part in seminars
  • Reflective writing
  • Revision
  • Exam preparation

Study skills books in the library

External links: Study Skills for International Students

A list of useful websites for international students wishing to improve their study skills:

Using English for Academic Purposes

Prepare for Success

University of Edinburgh Effective Studying tips

Other sites for study skills for all students:

Learn Higher

Exam tips for international students

Subject Guide

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Paul Barnes
Room DL126
The Sir Michael Cobham Library
Talbot Campus
Bournemouth University
BH12 5BB
01202 965300