Effective learning

Different people learn in different ways. Developing your own learning strategies can help you reach your own potential throughout your time at University and in the future. There is no right or wrong way to learn, it is more a question of discovering what works for you so you can achieve your full potential.

Time management
Making the most of your study time.

Organising your workspace
Make sure that the place you work supports you in your learning.

Learning styles
Improving your own learning performance and finding out about mind maps.

Developing your skills
Learning how to process information more effectively.

Essay writing
Tips on how to approach and structure your essays

Exam preparation
Preparing effectively for your examinations, including stress management

Effective learning workshops
A programme of workshops you can attend to improve your learning skills

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...we want to hear from you

Tell us about your experience of using our new intranet pages. Did you find what you were looking for? Have you learnt something new today? Or do you wish we could improve your intranet experience?

Developing these intranet pages will be ongoing and, if you share your view and ideas, it will help us to continue to improve this important resource for the benefit of the entire University community.

We also welcome your comments on university internal communications in general. Email the team or pick up the phone 0121 414 6680. You can also tweet us. Whichever way you decide to get in touch we look forward to hearing what you have to say.

If you have a technical question you can contact our IT colleagues as they are much better at that stuff than we are!