Stepping Up to Higher Education Workshops

The Stepping Up to Higher Education workshops are designed to support your transition into higher education, providing you with the opportunity to plan, prepare and practice the skills you will need at UCSD.  

Our Workshops

Managing your studies alongside work, family, and friends 

This workshop provides information on how to: 

  • manage expectations of your time from those around you
  • create short-term and long-term planners
  • be organised when studying
  • concentrate, remember, and recall information

Understanding assessments methods 

This workshop provides guidance on how to undertake: 

  • written assessments 
  • exams and tests 
  • presentations 

Academic writing   

This workshop introduces you to the concepts of: 

  • academic style  
  • referencing  

 Reading effectively  

This workshop includes strategies on how to: 

  • retain what you read 
  • read for different purposes 
  • make notes that are relevant and helpful 

Workshop dates

To enable more of our applicants to attend the workshops they are held on different days and at different times! You can book your place here.

You will receive a certificate of achievement after you have completed the workshops! 

Additional support

If you have a disability or learning difficulty, our HE Disability Team can help you access additional study support to enable you to reach your full potential at UCSD.

For more information on learning difficulties and the support available please click here.

If you would like support with careers and employability visit Employability and Next steps or contact [email protected] to book a one-to-one session.

For all Wellbeing support please email [email protected].

Contact Details

UCSD Faculty Office: [email protected] 

Study Skills Team: [email protected] 

Wellbeing Team: [email protected] 

Disability Team: [email protected] 

Progression and Employability – [email protected]