Studying online

We provide a range of resources and services to help you to study online more effectively - from study guides, to video tutorials to online workshops and consultations.

Studying off-campus: the essentials

Make sure you know how to access the software, files and materials you need by visiting the student pages of IT Help.

Effective learning from recorded lectures

We have produced the following brief guide to help you get the most from recorded lectures: Learning from Lecture Capture. The guide provides hints, tips and suggestions for how you can engage more actively and productively with recorded lectures and also how you can use these lectures to help you prepare for assessments.

Studying independently: finding the information and sources you need

The University of Leicester Library provides a great deal of help and practical advice on searching for and locating the information and sources you need for your studies.

Studying independently: managing your time

Time-management can be challenging whatever the circumstances but sometimes even more so if you are studying away from campus. The following links are designed to help you manage your time and organise your priorities.

Studying independently: preparing for exams

At this time of year, many students will be focusing on preparing for assessments. The following links provide help and advice on strategies to help you do this more effectively:

Study groups: getting involved in online discussions

Our guide outlines some of the benefits that online discussion and debate with course peers can bring, as well as practical guidance on how to prepare and take part.

Online workshops and individual study consultations

We will be offering online workshops for students during the spring and summer and details will be made available, here.

To access online help and advice on a wide range of study and academic-related questions, you can request to make an appointment for an individual study consultation.

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