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Academic Study Skills

We offer a wide range of online tutorials and other study-skills support aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate taught students.

These include tips on how to study more effectively, time management, what is meant by critical thinking, as well as specific guidance on writing to a university standard.


By completing the tutorials or classes you will:

  • discover tips to improve your study skills and help you cope as an independent learner
  • achieve clarification on some university concepts and expectations and know how to approach your studies
  • get up to speed with insightful ideas and hints.

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Would you like a taster?

Why not get started on your journey to being a Cardiff University student and complete some of our tutorials to give you a head start:

Student mentors

All first-year undergraduate students will receive a peer mentor who can provide a student perspective on university learning, your School and how to get the most out of your studies with us.

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Academic Study Skills and Mentoring