Develop your academic skills

Learning how to study well will not only help you to build your confidence and study more efficiently, but it can also support your academic success. 

Based in the Campus Library, the Academic and Digital Skills team are here to help you to build the essential academic skills needed to succeed in your studies at Keele University.

We have a range of online resources you can access and work through, including study guides and Study Matters Podcast episodes on time management, reading for academic purposes, planning and writing assignments, acting on feedback, and more.

We also offer workshops, weekly drop-in sessions, and one-to-one coaching appointments to help boost your academic skills.

Making the most of your studies

These online learning resources will help you to become an effective learners by supporting you to organise, plan, and complete your work.

A podcast designed to help you develop a wide range of academic skills to succeed in your studies.

Step-by-step guides to help you study and complete your university work effectively.

One-to-one appointments and workshops

There are lots of ways we can work with you to develop your academic skills and practices. We offer one-to-one academic coaching appointments, weekly drop-in sessions, and academic skills workshops.

One-to-one academic coaching.

Support with reading, planning, and writing your assignments

Events and opportunities

Publish your undergraduate research

Gain first-hand experience of presenting at an academic conference

Academic life

Expand your academic skills with a variety of additional opportunities

Visit the academic life web pages for a range of resources, guidance and information

Careers guidance, advice and information to help you achieve your career plans

Enrich your University experience and study abroad