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Academic Support: Get Academic Support

Here you will find useful directions to the variety of study support services available to you..

Key points

All academic skills help is free.

There are different types of support.

One to one tutorials last for half an hour.

You can come back for more tutorials as long as you book.

The academic skills team offer extra help. You will still get help from your personal tutor and your subject tutors.

Lots of students use the service each year - it may be able to help you!

Workshops

If you would like to learn more about a particular academic skill then you can come along to an academic skills workshop. Workshops are free and are delivered by both the academic and library staff. This means that you can learn everything you need from how to find the research materials to write an essay. Workshops take place across Medway, Avery Hill and Greenwich campuses. You can find out what is on and where, by looking at the library calendar:

http://libcal.gre.ac.uk

Meet with a Subject Specialist Librarian

The Academic Services Librarians can help you find information in the library for your particular subject. This service is free and available in all three libraries: Greenwich, Avery Hill and Drill Hall Medway. To book an appointment you should email the library connected to your subject:

mg-librarians@gre.ac.uk (Greenwich site)

ah-librarians@gre.ac.uk (Avery Hill site)

dhl-librarians@gre.ac.uk (Medway site)

One to one tutorials

The academic skills team can provide one to one tuition sessions. Sessions last for half an hour and are free. 1-2-1 sessions will resume in October.

Academic Skills resources

Academic Skills and Library Services produce LibGuides on all aspects of academic study. You will find the basic information you need as well as links to more detailed information. You can follow the links to look at things in more detail below.

libguides.gre.ac.uk/academicskills/resources 

Online support

The Academic Hub is the academic skills team's collection of online resources that will help you to study more effectively. Online support is useful for students who want to check something independently or find out something new in their own time. You can find information on giving presentations, academic writing , how to avoid plagiarism and much more. The Academic Hub also provides links to other useful resources that can help you to improve your study skills. You can access it on:

http://www.gre.ac.uk/academicskills

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