• Study Skills Support for Students

    Learning Services have a variety of study skills support available for students. The new bespoke resources tab in Learning Edge automatically gives students easy access to study information tailored for their subject area. Our assignment help web pages also contain help and signposting to information and resources. Students can also access Ask Us to find […]

  • Steps to Academic Success 2013

    Steps to Academic Success is back due to popular demand. Learning Services are again running a series of workshops to support all students in their academic work. One hour workshops will take place between January and June 2013 on subjects such as: exam techniques, essay planning, Harvard referencing, annotated bibliography and employability. Please go to […]

  • Red (sweatshirt) Alert!

    Have you noticed our student assistants, resplendent in their red sweatshirts who are based at the Ask desk on the first floor of the University Library, Ormskirk? Research at other universities has shown that students can benefit from ‘peer to peer support’, hence the move to introduce student assistants into the library. Students themselves have […]

  • Exam techniques: Steps to success

    Exam technique 24 April 2012 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Staff Development Room 2nd floor LINC building Exams are intended to test students as individuals under controlled conditions so that they can demonstrate their abilities. There are a number of techniques that can help to improve exam performance. This session will look at: Note taking Revision […]

  • Steps to Success: Help with Harvard

    Come along to the session on Monday 26 March if you would like help with using Harvard referencing in your assignments. This is one of a series of sessions called Steps to Success which have been designed to help you to improve your academic skills. You can find out how to reference some commonly used […]

  • Step up to Harvard referencing: find out how with Steps to Success

    If you’re still getting to grips with using Harvard referencing, come along to the session on Tuesday 20 March as part of the Steps to Success series which has been designed to help you to improve your academic skills. You can find out how to reference some commonly used (and some less commonly used!) sources […]

  • Revising for exams?

    Take the anxiety out of exams by getting ahead of the game with your revision. Anybody can learn and apply exam techniques. You’ll be surprised at the amount of study skills you already have that can be adapted for exam revision. The crucial starting point is in managing your time and planning your revision carefully. […]

  • New April 1st year Health Students – Help and Support Sessions

    Learning Services has developed a programme of sessions to support you through your first assignment. You will need to book onto these sessions and we are limited to 20 per session: Please email Iain Gannon [email protected] to book your place   Annotated Bibliography Thursday 20th May, 12-1pm LINC IT2   Searching for Articles in Journals […]