Study Skills

We support students across all programmes to develop their academic skills, within the curriculum and through drop-in sessions, one-to-one tutorials, workshops and online resources.

You can also call us on 01803 540780 and we will be more than happy to answer any questions you have.

Academic Integrity

Before you get started, watch a series of videos on Academic Integrity below and learn how to interpret and present other people’s ideas to produce academic work.

Study guides and resources

Get helpful tips on a wide range of topics, including time management, essay writing and understanding your assignment brief.

Download quick reference guides here

Useful links

Library – information on using the library, searching for physical and digital resources and accessing inter-library loans.

eResources – browse and search the Library’s online resources, including eBooks and online databases.

Primo (UoP students) – please note: you need to ignore any “sign in” buttons when you are searching for and accessing a resource, until you are taken to a Microsoft sign in screen featuring the University of Plymouth logo. There you will be prompted to sign in with your UoP email address and password.

Skills for Study – an online resource to help you identify areas for development and build academic writing, referencing and other key skills. Watch this short video to find out more.