International Students on Campus: Academic skills support for international students

Academic Skills for International Students

If this is your first time studying in the UK it may be that the teaching and learning methods will be different from what you are used to. This page provides some advice and links to resources to help you with you studies at the University of Greenwich.

Academic Skills Help

Our Academic Skills staff are friendly and approachable tutors who can help you with demands of academic study and provide you with the skills you will need for independent learning.

Academic Skills staff offer one-to-one appointments where you may seek advice and guidance on matters relating to the structure of written work, critical engagement, grammar, punctuation, paragraphing and referencing. Please contact to book an appointment.

Academic Skills staff also run a series of workshops, the details of which can be found in the Book a Place at a Workshop section of this page.


iPROGRESS is a collection of learning resources aimed at helping you use information effectively and ethically in your academic work. It provides tutorials on important aspects of the academic research process, including:

  • Locating Information for an Academic Project;
  • Finding Quality Information on the Internet;
  • Referencing;
  • Avoiding Plagiarism

If you complete all the courses of iPROGRESS, you can request a Certificate of Achievement.

Find iPROGRESS on the Library & Computing tab in the Student Portal.

Cite Them Right Online

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Learning to reference correctly is a vital skill for anyone in academia. Cite them right online will help students to reference almost any source, and to understand why this is important.


Struggling to understand what "too descriptive" or "not enough critical analysis" really means?
Unsure how to reference correctly?
Need some tips to help improve your writing? 
Worried about your performance in exams? 
skills4studycampus can help with these issues and many more!

As a student at the University of Greenwich, you have access to skills4studycampus, an interactive online study resource, designed to help you develop the skills you need to excel in your course. 

LOG IN NOW AND GET RESULTS! - Once you have logged ino the Portal, click on the My Learning tab, then click on the free online courses link in the Study Skills channel.

Library and Academic Skills Workshops

The Library and Academic Skills departments are running a series of workshops to help you become the best student you can possibly be!

The workshops cover a range of topics aimed at helping you improve your study and research skills. As an international student many of the sessions may also be useful in helping you understand UK academic conventions, which may be slightly different from those in your own country. 

To see the details of the sessions on offer please see the Book a Place at a Workshop section below. 

Book a Place at a Workshop

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