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We're here to help you develop your academic and information skills.

For all general enquiries, please contact the Library Helpline via email, phone, social media or live chat.

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Develop your academic skills

Develop your academic skills

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Academic skills

Student Academic Skills

Do you have questions about study techniques, such as essay writing, time management or referencing?

Our Student Academic Skills team provide a wide range of online resources and live sessions to answer your questions and help you develop your skills.

Request a 1:1 sessionBrowse upcoming study chatsFind your Faculty's Academic Skills Hub

Studying effectively

Information and resources to help you develop your study skills and manage your academic work. 

Guidance includes:

Studying effectively website

Study With Us Online

Finding it hard to focus? Join our friendly Study With Us community for two hours of structured study time alongside other students from across the university.

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11am - 1pm.

Study With Us Online


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Searching for resources

Ask Libraries

Join Library staff on Microsoft Teams for help with getting started with libraries and finding resources for your studies.

Drop in to the session or submit a question in advance.

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Subject guides

Discover the key resources for your subject area - from books and journals to subject databases and specialist information.

Find your subject guide

Finding online resources

Top tips and videos on accessing online resources such as ebooks, ejournals and databases through NUsearch, your reading lists and more.

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Support for postgraduates

On Course for Your Masters 

An online course for taught postgraduate students designed to support your transition to postgraduate study, engagement with scholarly resources and preparation for what comes next.

On Course for
Your Masters

Literature Searching and the Literature Review

Literature Searching and the Literature Review is an online course for postgraduate researchers who are working on a literature review for their thesis.

Literature Searching and the Literature Review


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