Developing your skills

Whilst at University you need to gather and process a massive amount of information. The main ways in which you will be doing this is through note taking in lectures, and through your own research, which will involve reading and note making from written information.

Tips on managing note-taking in a university environment.

Mind maps
Learn how to use mind maps to create visual notes for your studies.

Study time can be made more efficient and effective if you master specific reading strategies - learn how.

Students working with a lecturer
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