Study Skills

Information & Study Skills Developing your own study skills is central to becoming an independent learner. Click on a heading below to find out more information to support you on your path to independent learning. Content includes topic guides that you can download, video presentations and fun quizzes to test your learning!
Reading Effectively & Taking Notes

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Click on the link to download our Reading Effectively Guide Click on the link to download our Taking Notes Guide

Take a look at this video that explains how to use the ‘Cornell’ note taking system

© Audra Rothwell. Original content link here.
Effective Revision

Here you can download our effective revision skills guides and take a quiz to test your understanding. Printed versions of these guides are available in of all our libraries.


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Click on the link to download our Effective Revision Guide leaflet.

Check out this video with lots of tips about Effective Revision

Exam Preparation

Here you can download our exam preparation skills guides and take a quiz to test your understanding. Printed versions of these guides are available in of all our libraries.


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Click on the link to download our Exam Tips Guide

Take a look at this short video on how to prepare for your exams and what you should do during an exam

© Fasheikh. Original content link here.
Time Management

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Click on the link to download our Organisation Guide leaflet.

Take a look at the short video for more tips about improving your Time Management:

© Ana Cristina Pratas. Original content link here.
Learning Styles

Check out this video and see if you can guess what Learning Style you think you are

© Sherry Slankard. Original content link here.

Take this online quiz to find out your learning style: