Get ready to study
Activities and resources to get you ready to start your studies.
Upgrade to University study skills module
Adjusting to learning at university may take some practice. Find out what skills you need to get the most out of your studies at university.
A digital induction course for students to refresh their basic digital skills.
Library and study spaces
Find out what library services we offer and get familiar with our study spaces, where they are and when they are open.
We have a wide range of free study support available including study skills, peer-assisted learning, and language courses.
Get IT ready
Get familiar with the IT systems you will use and the tools available to help you get the most out of your learning.
Try our free online study skills resources to help you improve your academic skills. They are self-study so you can study at your own pace at a time that suits you.
Free resources from The Open University curated with the Russell Group to help you take your first steps to university. Articles, activities and free courses.
Learn about open units, what is available, and whether you can take an open unit as part of your course.
Study skills blog
Subscribe to our blog for help and advice about study skills resources, tips, and support available to all students at all levels.
Watch our film to find out what subject librarians do and how they can help you with your studies.