Access our study support services and resources.
We can support your academic development. You can book an online tutorial or workshop with one of our specialist teams. We also have a collection of self-help resources to help you improve your study skills.
Develop your academic work
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.
Get help with finding, evaluating and referencing resources
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.
Improve your digital skills
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.
Find out about assistive technology
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 (including DSA) 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.
Language and study skills for international students
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.
Help with study skills
Guides and factsheets to help you develop your academic writing, research and critical thinking.
Guide to studying online
How to get the most out of online study, including practical tips and ideas.
Find out how to find, assess and use information for your course assignments.
Practical hints, tips, and advice for writing your dissertation.
Improve English language skills
Useful resources, hints and tips to help you develop your English language skills.