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Studying Effectively: Maths, Numeracy and Statistics

A comprehensive resource from Loughborough University featuring quick reference guides, exercises, video tutorials and more. Self-directed study, targeted to the needs of your individual subject.

BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize Maths provides free online study support resource for all levels of maths. 

Cisco Binary Game

The Cisco Binary Game is the best way to learn and practice the binary number system. It is great for classes, students and teachers in science, math, digital electronics, computers, programming, logic and networking. It is also a LOT of fun to play for anyone who likes to play fast-paced arcade games.

Confidence with numbers

Based on the work of expert Stella Cottrell, international bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, this interactive resource will help you hone and develop your study skills at your own pace. Each module has been carefully designed so you can assess your current proficiency, track your progress, become more confident and get the most out of your course.

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SPSS is a statistical software package that enables you to manipulate data and carry out statistical tests.

The IT Learning Centre provides support for using the SPSS software, and your Faculty provides more specific guidance on how to design your research and which statistical tests are appropriate. 

Detailed instructions on how to download SPSS are given on the IT Learning Centre page - 'Install SPSS and AMOS on your Computer'

Useful books

Millennium Maths Project

The Millennium Maths Project is a maths education initiative based at the University of Cambridge. It includes a variety of resources and activities to promote mathematics skills and understanding.

Maths and Numeracy - Anglia Ruskin University

Help with basic Maths skills.

Maths Solutions - Leeds University

Maths Solutions features experienced teachers demonstrating solutions to a series of maths problems that are known to challenge students.

The solutions are presented as a series of short video clips displayed on the screen in a step-by-step format; in the same way as a teacher writing on a page or whiteboard.