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Academic Writing and Study Skills

Study Skills Toolkit

This is the ideal place to start if you're looking for advice about the skills you need to be successful in your studies at UEA. There are lots of interactive materials for you to use to help you

  • get organised and manage your time
  • get the most out of your lectures and seminars
  • think more critically
  • improve your reading skills
  • become a better academic writer.


Study Guides

Reading and Researching  
Academic Literature                                                                                                   pdf             
Reading Effectively  pdf
Effective Note Making pdf
Thought Mapping pdf
Using the Internet for Research  pdf 

Planning an Essay                                                                                                     pdf             
Writing an Essay  pdf
Essay Presentation pdf 
Planning and Conducting a Dissertation Research Project pdf
Writing a Dissertation pdf
Writing Reports pdf
Referencing your work pdf
Using Paragraphs pdf
Using Paraphrase pdf
Using Quotations pdf
Using 'signpost' Words and Phrases pdf

Revision and Exam Skills                                                                                            pdf             
Creative Revision Strategies pdf
Improve your Memory pdf
Using Past Papers  pdf 
Common Exam Errors pdf
Exam Stress pdf
What to do if exams go badly pdf

Planning a Presentation                                                                                              pdf             
Delivering a Presentation pdf
Managing Anxiety in Presentations and Interviews  pdf 

Teaching and Learning  
Making the Most of Lectures                                                                                       pdf             
Contributing to Seminars and Tutorials pdf
Successful Group Projects pdf 
Choosing a Study Skills Book pdf

Study Skills    
Organising your Time                                                                                                  pdf             
Weekly Planner pdf
Semester Planner pdf
Procrastination pdf 
Perfectionism pdf
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