Welcome to Skills Hub
Clare welcomes you to Skills Hub
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Clare: Welcome to Skills Hub. This website will help you to develop your academic skills at university. There's plenty of advice from students and from staff. You‘re not expected to have all the skills you need for university already. We will help you to develop them during your time here. We also run workshops and tutorials, and you can talk to a student mentor while you're here.
Remember, you can always come back to Skills Hub for advice whenever you need it. Good luck with your studies at Sussex.
Using this site
Welcome to the University of Sussex Skills Hub. This resource will help you to develop the skills which are essential for academic study. You will find a range of resources, including expert advice, and suggestions from successful Sussex students. Developing your academic skills will help you to fully engage with, and excel, in your studies. Remember you are not expected to have all these skills already - you will develop them throughout your time at Sussex.
Throughout your journey at university you will require key skills to be a successful student. Learn how to get these skills by accessing the nine key sections below.
In a hurry for information? Check out the quick links below further down the page.
Academic Skills Workshops and Support
Look at the short (one-minute) video below to see the topics we cover in our academic skills workshops. Also, access our academic skills workshops and support page for a full list of workshops and how to book your place. There are other areas of support that you may benefit from, including support and advice from student mentors and one-to-one library support.
See what we cover in our academic skills workshops
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Academic Skills Workshops
You can attend a workshop or webinar run by experienced Academic Skills Consultants
Book your place on the skills hub
Academic writing style
Improving your essay (editing)
Academic reading and note making
Essay writing – planning and structuring
Essay writing – developing an argument
Revision and exams
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Spirit of Sussex Award
Earn five points towards your Spirit of Sussex Award when you log in and complete the new Skills and Strengths Review.
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