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New Students: Study and support

Acquiring the skills for studying at university

Lots of hints and tips from Lifepilot for preparing to study in higher education. The advice is mainly aimed at mature students but contains useful information for all students entering university

Study Skills Audit

Why not take a few minutes and test your level of confidence with a range of study skills. You can use it to identify which areas you need to work on.


English Language Support

This guide provides an overview of English Language Support available from Library and Learning Services, including:

Why can't I just use Google for my assignments?

This video explains why you should use Library resources rather than relying on Google for researching for your assignments.

NMT Libraries, 2021. Why can't I just Google? [online]. Available from: [Accessed 12 April 2022].

The end of this video promotes another academic library's resources.

Learning at University


A wide range of resources from Learn Higher, covering topics such how to get the best possible marks in assessment and how to develop an action plan for independent learning