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Study skills

Study development resources, tutorials and workshops

Find study skills resources, get help in a 1 to 1 online tutorial, or attend one of our Study for Success workshops.

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Self-help resources

From writing clearly to using evidence effectively, our self-help resources are here to support you with academic writing. Find resources on our Study Success page.

Study success

For a full reading list on study skills, see the Study development reading list.

Book a tutorial

You can access tutorials tailored to your learning needs and goals, and Study Development will work with you on a learning plan appropriate for you.

In your tutorial, a Study Development tutor will help you with your academic work. You can work with us at any stage of your assignment, from receiving a brief to final proof reading.

We can help you:

  • Improve your study strategies
  • Reflect on your planning process
  • Develop your academic writing skills.

For tutorials Monday to Friday, book a tutorial with Tim.

Book a tutorial with Tim

For tutorials Monday to Friday (including Tuesday and Thursday evenings), book a tutorial with Di.

Book a tutorial with Di

For tutorials Monday to Wednesday, book a tutorial with Jack.

Book a tutorial with Jack

For tutorials Monday, Tuesday or Saturday, book a tutorial with Dannielle.

Book a tutorial with Dannielle

We can also help you develop your maths skills. For maths tutorials Monday to Friday, book with Scarlet.

Book a maths tutorial with Scarlet

Attend a workshop or Study Retreat

Our Study Development workshops are open to all students.

Our Study Retreats are structured spaces to write, read, and achieve other study tasks in a small group, interspersed with breaks.

Submit to Succeed Study Retreat (York campus)

These sessions offer a space for structured study towards your own submission, assessment, and study goals, with Study Development Tutors available to support you. This could include reading, notetaking, writing an essay, working on a portfolio, preparing or planning a presentation. Whatever your priority is, our study retreat can help.

Location: York Campus, Fountains Learning Centre, Floor 1 - Group Study Room.

Week 6

13 March, 1.00pm to 3.00pm

14 March, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

15 March, 10.00am to 12.00pm

16 March, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Week 7

20 March, 1.00pm to 3.00pm

21 March, 10.00am to 12.00pm

22 March, 10.00am to 12.00pm

23 March, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Week 8

27 March, 1.00pm to 3.00pm

28 March, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

29 March, 1.00pm to 3.00pm

31 March, 11.00am to 1.00pm

For staff

Study Development workshop request form

Get in touch

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