Skills Hub

Preparing for university

This section of Skills Hub contains important information for new students to help you prepare for study. This includes:

· Teaching and learning at Sussex
· Communication at Sussex  
· Budgeting for study
·   A-Z university jargon and terms

Download our Academic Skills Audit to help you to assess your confidence and to reflect on any skills that you are keen to develop, as well as areas of strength. 

Remember you are not expected to have all these skills already - you will develop them throughout your time at Sussex.



Excel 2016 - Charts

This course will enable you to produce charts in Excel. You learn how to add and format charts of different types.

Friday 19 July 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Excel 2016 - Pivot Tables

This course builds on basic Excel knowledge. You will learn to use pivot tables and pivot charts to present and manipulate data.

Monday 22 July 2019 14.00 - 15.30

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

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