academic skills

academic skills

Academic skills
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.

Academic skills
These Prezis were created by Erin, a former Academic Skills TA.
Through our Academic Skills resources, we provide assistance to all students with strategies to improve their studying and test-taking skills in any course. We offer workshops, in-class presentations, and one-to-one tutoring by appointment.

To be successful in graduate school, you need to develop your academic skills. Presentation skills, writing skills, responsible conduct of research—these and more are required of a competent and confident professional.
Have a plan — Set goals and manage your time
Write papers and submit for publication — Improve your writing skills
Write a thesis or dissertation — Participate in a writing group
Find fellowship opportunities/Write a proposal — Prepare a successful fellowship application
Work with your mentor — Get the mentoring you need
Attend professional conferences — Deliver a conference presentation or create a research poster

Academic skills
The University subscribes to the Skills4Study service, which provides a wide range of resources and exercises to support you in your studies.
Our Library teams are there to help you make the most of the library’s journals, books, databases and resources.

Academic skills
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This is your complete guide to acing your assignments and getting the most out of your time at university. Packed with tips, tools and a digital companion loaded with real-life examples, this book will help you:

  • communicate your ideas with confidence and clarity
  • watch your skills grow with diagnostic tools
  • create your own study plan tailored to the skills you need
  • know what your tutor is looking for and how to deliver
  • turn your skills into success after university.

This book is not available as a print inspection copy. To download an e-version click here or for more information contact your local sales representative.

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 [email protected] For further information about the recent changes to university life, see Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for students, staff and visitors.
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.

We know asking for help can be difficult. But our Academic Skills Unit team has a lot of experience helping student unlock their learning potential.
These small-group study sessions are led by recent graduates of units that first-year students might struggle with.

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Academic Skills Kit, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU, United Kingdom.
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