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.

Contact the HE Study team on 01803 540780 or email [email protected].

Click here to watch a short video about Skills for Study and how it can help you build the skills for success in your studies and beyond.

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

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.

Find out about the skills you need at university and how it differs from what you have done before. Work your way through the tutorials to gain practical advice on stepping up to study at degree level.

The HE Study team provide tailored sessions within the curriculum to support particular programmes of study. Find out what resources are available for you to use within scheduled learning activities, to support your students.