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Academic skills

Develop your academic skills and become more confident in your studies with our free programme of online resources, webinars and one-to-one appointments. 

What are academic skills?

Academic skills are the tools you use on a daily basis as a student. You may not have lectures on these skills, but they are an important part of your studies. Every one studies differently, and we'll help you to find the approach that works for you. 

  • Academic writing
  • Criticality and argument
  • Group work
  • Note making
  • Preparing for exams
  • Presentation skills
  • Reading
  • Referencing
  • Revision
  • Time management

Resources, webinars and more

Our Learning Development team are here to help you find the study method that works for you and to develop your skills.

Online resources and videos

Explore a wide range of online resources including videos, quizzes and downloads designed to help you find your study style.

Academic Skills resources


Support for teaching

Visit our support for teaching page to find out more about how we can support your students.

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Further help and support



University of Nottingham Libraries

King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

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