Study skills and study strategies are abilities and approaches applied to learning. Good study skills are critical to success at University, both in acquiring good grades, and proving useful for learning throughout one’s life.
SkillsNet is an interactive site providing easily accessible, relevant on-line resources to help you excel in your academic work.
Whether you are preparing ahead, or working to a deadline, SkillsNet is there for you.
What information is on the site?
You can search for useful tips, worksheets, ideas and information on such topics as dealing with written work, presentations, group work, learning actively, dealing with assessments and jargon.
You can find out about face-to-face workshops, other sources to dip into, and people who you can contact. You can also contribute comments, questions and suggestions through the interactive features, such as the blog!
Start by clicking on “I want to know about…” In the future we will be adding specific information for your discipline through "I'm a student in...".
How was the site developed?
SkillsNet has been under development throughout the 2009/10 academic year, and we have plans to develop SkillsNet to other aspects of personal skills development, including those related to employability.
Can I access the site?
Logged-in users can access the full SkillsNet site here. Other users can visit the blog, and the social media sites listed to the right.