Academic Skills

A flow diagram, starting with Understanding University Learning. Then proceeding onto a loop in the following order: Preparing for your assignment, researching and evaluating information, producing your work, improving your work.

Academic Skills are all about helping you become a more effective learner at University level and developing the research and study skills that will help you now and in the future.
Developing good academic skills will help you achieve the academic success that reflects your full potential.  Most of the skills you will develop during your studies are transferable to future careers, so can help you even after you have left Staffs Uni.

The Academic Skills team, based within the Library, is made up of Subject Librarians, Study Skills and Digital Capabilities experts who will work with you to help you develop these essential skills.

You can access a range of resources from our detailed online support guides, plus you can make 1-2-1 appointments with members of the team for more individual support.