Skills Hub

Using Skills Hub

Skills Hub contains guidance for students at all levels throughout their time at Sussex, with information pages, interactive tutorials and videos. Here are some ideas:

At the start of your course

Find out about university teaching methods and ways you can prepare for study. You can also read students' experiences to get a flavour of life at Sussex.

Studying effectively

Read guidance on all aspects of academic skills or focus on a specific skill that you want to improve. See how to make the best use of the library for research and learn about referencing.

Improving your work

Follow the advice in the writing and assessment section to help you improve the quality of your essays and reports.

Speaking in front of others

The section on presenting and participating in class shows you how to get the most out of seminars and how to prepare effective presentations.

Group workshops

You can attend workshops on all aspects of academic skills throughout the year. There are also writing tutorials available with Royal Literary Fund (RLF) Fellows.

Improving IT and Maths skills

Go to the digital skills section to learn about tools that can assist your studies and facilitate communication and collaboration. If you need to build your confidence in handling data and statistics, head to the numeracy and statistics section.

Revision and exams

When it comes to exams, there is no need to feel nervous. Check out the strategies for efficient revision and exam techniques so that you can feel confident and prepared.
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