Library, Study and Digital skills
Access our study support services and resources.
We are here to support your learning development, whether you are an undergraduate student, a postgraduate student, a researcher, or a member of staff.
Our learning success hub gives you access to a range of self-help development resources. You can also book an in-person or online tutorial with one of our specialist teams.
Study Development team
Book a tutorial with a Study Development tutor for help with your academic work. You can also attend one of our Study for Success workshops.
Academic Liaison Librarians
Each subject area has an Academic Liaison Librarian. Your librarian can offer subject-specific tutorials on finding, evaluating and referencing specialist resources, literature, evidence and information. They can also support you with Reference Management software tools.
Digital Training team
1 to 1 or small group training is available for most software and systems in use at the university. You can also browse our practical how-to guides to find out more about using IT for your studies.
Assistive Technology team
Assistive technology is equipment and software that enhances learning. Although widely used by disabled students, at York St John University, assistive tech is available for all. Assistive technology can be helpful in all parts of learning, from writing essays, to revising for exams and preparing presentations.
Our advisers can support students and staff to get more out of assistive technology. You can book a tutorial for specialist advice with one of the team, or use our recommended self-help online resources.
Insessional Support and Language Development team (part of International Programmes)
Our team will be glad to help and support you with language, communication and academic skills for your university work. You can book tutorials and attend our workshops and weekly Academic Discussion Group.
Learning Success Hub
Our Learning Success Hub is a place to access self-guided support and resources for all your learning development needs, wherever you are in your student journey.
Whether you're at the start of your journey with York St John or you're looking to develop your research and writing skills, maths skills, digital or assistive technology skills, the Learning Success Hub is here for you.
Find out how to find, assess and use information for your course assignments.
Writing guides, examples of different skills and templates to help you structure your work.
Digital Software Success
Access support, teaching and training in the software and systems you will use during your course.
Get support with your maths skills, including dosage calculations, collection data and quantitative research.
Assistive Technology Success
Training and support on accessibility and software to help your studies.
Practical guidance and advice for writing your dissertation.
Welcome Success with YSJ For You
YSJ For You is an online induction module co-created by staff and students to give you an introduction to York St John. It will help you gain practical skills for when you arrive, discover our IT systems and learn how to use them effectively.
Other support resources
Guide to effective online study
How to get the most out of online study, including practical tips and ideas.
Preparing to leave York St John
Useful help and advice on preparing your files and resources to leave university.