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LEARN Smart: Academic Skills

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Academic SKills Support

APPOINTMENTS

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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QUICK QUERY DROP-IN SESSIONS

If you have a quick question about academic skills use our drop-in service to speak to one of our tutors.

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EXAMS OR RESIT EXAMS

Advice and one-to-one support to help you prepare for and sit exams.

Find out more or book an appointment.

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ACADEMIC SKILLS CENTRE

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

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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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Writing Support

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

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RLF RESOURCES

ASC Events

Academic Skills Centre events for staff and students.

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Our Modules

Student Transition Enhancement Programme for University Progress (STEP UP) Modules

  • The STEP UP to Business module is embedded into the First Year curriculum of the Business Management degree programme.
  • The STEP UP to Transitions module is for  Associate Students who are studying their first year at Dundee & Angus College and are also fully matriculated at the University of Dundee,

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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.

Wellbeing and health

To be an effective student you need to take care of your health and wellbeing. LIVE Smart provides information and resources to help you do this.

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Fresher's Week

The Academic Skills Centre tutors deliver a series of workshops in Week 0 (Fresher's Week)

  • Gateway to Learning - undergraduates

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  • Gateway to Postgraduate Study

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Academic Skills Week

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

They run in Week 5, 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 nearer the time for more information and timetable.

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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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