Academic Support


Preparing for exams, having trouble with an essay deadline, or just looking to get ahead in your studies? Here you'll find the range of support available, whether you're interested in online learning resources, information on Peer Support schemes, or workshops. You can also find out about the support offered by the University's Disability Advisory and Support Service. 

Here you can find information, advice and guidance for accessing blackboard, assessments and teaching and learning online during the closure of non-essential facilities on campus.

Accessing online learning

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The My Learning Essentials programme is delivered by the Library Team and has lots of online resources, such as podcasts and face-to-face sessions, to support your academic life.

My Learning Essentials

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The Peer Support programme can help you gain support and help from students who have been in the same position as you to make the transition to University life easier. 

Peer Support

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The University Language Centre (ULC) provides a range of English language support for students, with workshops and online resources on academic writing, speaking and grammar.

English language support

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If you need a 'study space' either virtual or physical there are over 1000 spaces to book at Library sites across the campus. 

Study spaces

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Any question is welcome at Library drop-in. Whether it's an IT issue you need solving or you would like help with referencing, essay writing or doing a literature review, you can speak to one of our Library experts.

Library drop-in (online)

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The Disability Advisory and Support Service offer a range of support to disabled students, including those with long term mental and physical health conditions. 

Support for disabled students

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Your school support office, or equivalent, can offer you support on any academic issues you may have, including mitigating circumstances, appeals, and complaints.

Contact list for your school support office

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