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Academic Study Skills

We offer a wide range of classes, online tutorials and other support to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students to help you improve your study techniques and write to a university standard.

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.


You will:

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

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Get started on your journey to being a Cardiff University student and complete some of our tutorials to give you a head start:

It was really helpful and has provided me with direction for my first Uni essays.
Albert, Essay Writing class attendee

Student mentors

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

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Academic Study Skills and Mentoring