Centre for Academic Success - student support

Our online resources

We also offer a range of online resources, which may help address some of your queries.

These include:

Study guides
Referencing guides
Workshop materials
Subject specific help

These are currently hosted on iCity.

Access our online resources here

You could also consider using My Assignment Planner to help with your planning when completing an assignment:

  • My Assignment Planner: A tool which can help you plan your essays and assignments
  • ResMAPSimilar to My Assignment Planner, but designed for research students 

Study guides

Our study guides are a series of resources on various topics that we have created or adapted, which may be useful to you. These have also been hosted below under five main headings:

English language
Time and tenses
Grammar
Presentation skills

Other useful sites and resources

The following resources and sites have not been created by us, but may contain useful information to help you with your studies.

General
  • Learn Higher Website for the Learn Higher partnership, with a number of very useful links to different areas of academic study.
  • Study Guides and Strategies A comprehensive site which provides guidance on a wide range of study areas including academic reading and writing, maths and science and technology. This site is available in a number of languages
Academic writing
Study skills
  • NoteMaker: an interactive guide and resource to help you improve your note-making skills.
  • Google Scholar: Use this to find articles. Use the 'advanced search' (in the Options menu) to help you find specific information. Don't forget to check the 'cited by' and 'related articles' links when you find an article which is useful for your assignment (links are under the article description).
Maths and statistics
  • Math Centre A good bank of resources for university mathematics if you know exactly what topic you are looking for.
  • Math TutorA useful structured guide for A level mathematics topics.
  • Patrick JMTA range of instructional videos on a variety of topics.
  • Khan AcademyUseful videos, lessons and quizzes to test your understanding of a wide range of mathematics.
  • Stats TutorA good bank of resources for statistics if you know exactly what information or test you are looking for.
  • SPSS Tutorials: Guides on how to use SPSS to analyse your data.