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Subject-specific skills

Students speak about specific skills that have helped them in their study

The students in these videos comment on:

  • Choosing the right course
  • Dealing with course issues or with difficult or boring classes (especially when they're required or 'core' papers)
  • Changing courses in First Year
  • Different ways of studying - what worked and what didn't
  • Why they think it is important to attend lectures and tutes
  • Skipping lectures and tutes
  • Things they did when they didn't understand the lectures
  • Making the most of your lecturers' and tutors' office hours


These study guides are designed to help you understand the things you'll need to know to do well in your study. Click on the topics below to download a study guide. We will be adding more guides soon!