Academic learning support

This section tells you all about the academic resources that you will have available to you whist you are our student. 

Students in library


Study skills

You will find a wealth of information on Moodle to help you with your studies. For example, guidance on reading academic texts, taking notes, essay writing and more.

Library information skills and support

The Information Skills page on the library website provides guidance on topics such as academic referencing, literature reviews and database searching are really helpful for anybody who would like support with academic writing. They offer group sessions throughout the year.

Our friendly and knowledgeable library team will support you throughout your studies, whatever your level of professional or academic experience. The library holds an extensive range of e-books and online journals, subscribes to all the key databases and boasts a comprehensive print book collection too. A dedicated team make sure your reading lists are quick and convenient to use by providing direct links to the full text of essential course materials. Each student is also assigned a Personal Librarian, who’ll be a point of contact should you have any specific queries and will make sure you get to know about innovations that could make a difference to you.

Assessment guidance

There are many processes, policies and regulations for assessment to ensure you are getting a fair and equitable chance to achieve your potential. The Assessment website helps you to find answers to your commonly asked questions about assessment. 

For support and guidance on submitting assignments on Moodle, there are guides and videos to help you with this on your course pages on Moodle.

Proofreading and editing services

If you require help with proof reading or editing, there are many external services available. For example, please see the Society for Proof Readers and Editors

Please note that the Trust does not take any responsibility for the quality of this service.




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