Skills Hub

Workshops and Tutorials

Excel 2016 - Functions

This course builds on your basic Excel knowledge. You will learn how to harness formulas to unlock the mathematical power of Excel.

Thursday 25 July 2019 10.00 - 12.30

Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 – Getting Started

This course will introduce you to Illustrator CC 2017. It will also be equally useful for users of other recent versions of Illustrator.

Friday 26 July 2019 14.00 - 16.00

Webinar for Masters students: Editing your dissertation

The Skills Team offer top tips for clarifying arguments, improving styles and optimising word count so you can produce a well-structured dissertation.

Tuesday 30 July 2019 11.00 - 11.30

Book your place on all workshops by clicking on the dates listed below on this page.


You can also download or print our one-page Summer 2019 workshop calendar. You'll see workshops delivered by Academic Skills Consultants and Teaching and Learning Librarians.


If you are a student with English as an additional language, please sign up for the workshops and tutorials offered by English Language for Academic Study (ELAS).   


Doctoral researchers should consult the Doctoral Researcher Programme workshop schedule. 

Support from the Library

The Library offers bookable one-to-one help for all undergraduate or postgraduate taught students. These one-to-one sessions are tailored to your specific needs which can include help with improving your search skills; locating full-text journal articles; finding high quality information for your subject area; searching the Library's online databases effectively. If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate taught student Click here to book a one-to-one session

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Sussex Centre for Language Studies

The SCLS providesworkshopstutorials and drop-in sessions for full-time international and European students with English as an additional language. You may also like to visit the In-sessional Academic Development Study Direct  site. 

The Royal Literary Fund (RLF) Fellowship Scheme

Support for students who would like to improve their writing skills for their essays, projects or dissertations. Our two fellows, Hannah Vincent and Sue Roe, offer free one-to-one tutorials. You can make an appointment for a forty five minute tutorial through Study Direct.  Please note: You will need to provide a specific piece of your own writing to discuss. 



Student Mentors

Student Mentors are second and third year undergraduates and postgraduate students who have been trained to offer advice and support to other students. Mentors can offer you advice and support on a range of issues including how to manage your time or improve your study skills. They can also point you in the right direction for other support services at the university. Ask in your School Office about mentors in your school. 

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