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Welcome to Study Skills

The ULaw Study Skills team are here to help you study smarter and make the most out of your time at university. 

We understand that studying can be challenging for all sorts of reasons and we offer a wide variety of support to help you succeed in achieving your best possible outcome. 

Introduction to Study Skills at ULaw

What can we help with?

We offer help and advice on all kinds of study skills topics including:

  • Time management
  • Revision and exam technique
  • Reading and notetaking
  • Writing skills
  • Personal organisation
  • Effective learning strategies
  • Support for neurodivergent students (Dyslexia, ADHD etc) students

Please note that we are not able to proofread or discuss work intended for submission

Search our online resource on our elite homepage

If you're looking for help with a specific studying related issue the best place to start is by browsing our extensive catalogue of online resources on elite. 

Our broad range of resources includes short videos, webinar recordings, podcasts and downloadable study guides. Click the link below to visit out elite homepage or go to: elite / organisations / study skills

Book an online event

You can see the schedule for our upcoming live events listed on the calendar below.

Click on any event to be taking to the booking page. 


Academic writing support

Looking for advice about academic writing? We can help with lots of different types of academic writing queries - from essays to research projects to legal writing. Take a look at at our overview document below for our top recommended resources to get you started. 

What do we do?

  • We regularly create new study skills resources which you can access online whenever you wish
  • We run a programme of live webinars every term covering a range of study skills topics, suitable for all students
  • We offer regular online drop in Q&A sessions where you can speak to an advisor without needing an appointment
  • We offer one to one appointments on Microsoft Teams so that you can get personalised advice and support


Study skills timelines

Not sure where to start? Our study skills timelines offer a suggested starting point for accessing our online resources - perfect for both new starters and continuing students.



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Bloomsbury Skills for Study

You can access additional online resources via the university's subscription to the online learning platform, Bloomsbury Skills for Study (S4S).

S4S is an interactive resource based on the work of Stella Cottrell, bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook. S4S includes a number of short online modules that are designed to help you evaluate, develop and build upon your existing study skills.

You can access links to all the different modules and find a short introductory video over on elite. 

Speak to an advisor

For personalised advice you can speak to an advisor without needing an appointment, by joining one of our regular Q&A drop in sessions. Click on the calendar to find the next scheduled sessions. 

You can also book a 45 minute online one to one appointment if you would like to discuss your situation in more detail. 


Alternatively you can email any queries to:

Meet the Study Skills team video

Meet the Study Skills team

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Sarah Hall

Study Skills Manager

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Rosie Jones

Study Skills Advisor

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Kylie Osborn

Study Skills Advisor

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Andrew Edwards

Study Skills Advisor

Adam Devine

Study Skills Advisor

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Ruth Arrowsmith-Crook

Study Skills Advisor

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Nicola Cole

Study Skills Advisor

Gina Denton

Study Skills Advisor

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