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Law: Help with academic skills

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.

Referencing guides for law

Academic Skills

Academic support is on offer to students throughout the year. A range of workshops and one-to-one tutorial sessions are available to support you with the demands of academic study and provide you with the skills you need for independent learning. 

Workshops run throughout the year and can be booked here:

One-to-one tutorials are to provide students with assistance with a particular issue. Students may bring a draft of work to a Study Skills tutor for advice.

For more information visit: Where to find the academic support you need

The library also has a selection of books and ebooks that will assist you with developing the appropriate academic skills required to be successful in your studies. 

Academic Skills Hub

The Academic Skills Hub is an excellent online resource which aims to help you develop and refine your academic skills. Broken up into key areas, such as essay and dissertation writing, referencing, note taking, research and critical thinking, it provides a straightforward set of guides and tips to help support your various study activities. The Hub also refers you to other sources of support available to you, such as academic skills workshops, maths and statistics help, and one-to-one appointments with librarians and skills advisors. 


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

  • Locating information for an academic project;
  • Finding quality information on the internet;
  • Referencing;
  • Avoiding plagiarism;
  • Effective use of social media

Completion of the iPROGRESS courses can help enhance your employability skills. If you complete all the courses, you can request a Certificate of Achievement.

Find iPROGRESS on the My Learning page in the Student Portal.