Useful Links on Study Skills
Edinburgh Napier University
This site presents information and practical advice for new and future university students from current students from a range of different backgrounds: school leavers/college leavers or mature students. The information is presented in both text and podcast form and addresses a number of issues, including how to get started and how to manage studies at university level.
University of Central Lancashire
This website is written in language which is very easy to understand and it provides advice from students on different aspects of student life including: managing your social life, study skills and learning environments at university.
In addition to student testimonies on student life, this interactive site contains a mixture of activities and podcasts which enable you to discover your learning style, to plan assignments, to extract information from text books.
The following link is focused on learning and provides tips which will help you become an effective learner in Higher Education. It is a very thorough website and if you have time, it is worth exploring this website as it could help you develop a range of skills. It covers a number of areas such as: motivation, reflective learning, setting targets, time management and other skills such as reading and note making and using maths and statistics in assignments.