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Library & Learning Services: Before you get here


This page provides resources and information that Library Staff have selected to help you prepare for your time at AECC University College, feel free to explore the other LibGuides and in particular the page for New Students

Preparing for University - What to Expect from Academic Study - online module

Study skills are the methods, strategies and attitudes that will help you to get the most out of your learning. As you progress through your course, your study skills will improve through practice, trial and error, feedback, and reflection.

What to Expect from Academic Study  offers a solid foundation from which to start, including insights and advice that will accelerate the learning process, and the opportunity to practise new techniques.

This introductory section will help you to:

  • Reflect on what you want to gain from your time as a student
  • Recognise common teaching methods
  • Know what to expect from your time at university
  • Prepare yourself for academic study

After you enrol to study with us, several excellent skills4studycampus modules are available to help you get started at university, see the Study Skills page for details.

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