Academic Skills Centre

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In line with the University response to coronavirus, we are now holding all consultations remotely and suspending the drop-in service. To get help from one of our advisors, request an appointment or email us at For further information about the recent changes to university life, see Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for students, staff and visitors.

The Academic Skills Centre provides one-to-one help, advice and resources for students. We offer support with:

  • Maths and Statistics
  • Academic writing
  • Dissertations, projects and assignments
  • Study skills and preparing for exams
  • Referencing and finding information

To get help from one of our advisors drop in during our opening hours or request an appointment. Remote appointments are available for distance learning students.

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In addition to help and advice from the Academic Skills Centre, you can access support from the English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU), IT for Students and the Students' Union Advice Service. The Doctoral College also provides support for postgraduate research students.

Opening hours and location

The Academic Skills Centre is open 10.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday, during term time. You can find the centre on the ground floor of the Library, next to the Silent Study Zone.

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Email: studyhelp
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