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LEARN Smart: Academic Skills

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CASTLE Events

CASTLE offers a range of academic skills related events for staff and students throughout the year.

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CASTLE's Academic Skills Team can provide advice and one-to-one support to help you with your studies and assignments. Find out more or book an appointment.

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Academic Skills Team

Find out more about what the Academic Skills Team can provide.

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Copyright

The University guide provides all staff and student at the University with valuable advice on copyright. Read Copyright: a practical guide to make sure you protect your own copyright and stay legal when using others.

Writing Support

RLF Writing Fellows provide academic writing advice for University of Dundee undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus students, whether full or part-time study, through our appointment system.

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Academic Skills Toolkit

A self help resource available in the Groups and Communities section of My Dundee, the Academic Skills Toolkit covers eight key skills for undergraduate students.

You will need to Login to My Dundee with your UoD username and password

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The Exam Revision Toolkit

A self help resource available in the Groups and Communities section of My Dundee with specific guidance on revision strategies and exam techniques.

  • managing your revision
  • effective revising
  • exam strategy
  • practical guidance on things like staying positive and managing stress.

You will need to Login to My Dundee with your UoD username and password

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The Academic Skills team provides support for students with exams or resit exams on request.

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Academic Skills Week

CASTLE, in partnership with DUSA run Academic Skills Week workshops which are open to all students.

They run in the first semester and cover the following topics:

  • Planning assignments & time-management
  • Academic writing and feedback
  • Report and dissertation writing
  • Referencing and editing
  • Presentation giving

Check the Academic Skills web page for more information and timetable.

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