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Preparing for Study

This guide highlights resources that can help you get up to speed at the start of your university journey. This includes information on how to self motivate and time manage; information on common university phrases; and how to develop the key skills for studying at university.   

Use the links in the side-navigation bar to access the topics. Each topic contains written guidance, downloadable resources and access to videos and relevant podcasts, including the Success as a Student Podcast!    

A student doing archery

We run regular workshops on this and many other topics to help you in your studies

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By using these guides you will:  

  • Learn what the key skills are for university study and understand methods for how you can develop them.  
  • Develop your understanding of common university phrases, words and tools.  
  • Increase your awareness of different mindsets and how they can help you.     
  • Identify reading and resources that can help you get settled at university. 
  • Be better prepared for your first weeks at university.