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Reflective learning

Reflective learning is a crucial process for all students in higher education and for any of us as individuals. 

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Student vlogs from Swansea University

The 'Student vlogs' YouTube channel gives you an insight into life as a student. 

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Academic Skills - Effective note taking

A short guide to making effective notes in lectures.

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Writing critically and structuring your essay - Academic Study Skills

Techniques you can use to help your essays flow coherently and to make your arguments clearer and more persuasive.

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All my own work: exploring academic integrity

Are you currently studying? This free course, All my own work: exploring academic integrity, is designed to help you build confidence in producing your own work for academic purposes. You will explore what plagiarism is and how to avoid it, and learn how and when to reference. The course also includes an interactive to work through, which will help you to identify the potential temptations and challenges you may face when working on assignments. By the end of the course you should have developed an understanding of what appropriate academic practice is and feel more confident in producing your own work for academic purposes.

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Free online courses for study skills

Discover these free study skills courses on OpenLearn.

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Making the most of Sixth Form and College

Cardiff Metropolitan University Student Ambassadors reflect on their time at Sixth Form and College before coming to University.

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How can I cope with exam stress

The exam period brings with it extra challenges - but if you manage your stress, you can make it through. Teena Clouston has some tips, and you may turn your papers over now.

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Academic Skills - Critical Reading

When reading an academic piece of work, such as a journal article or book chapter, it helps to apply a series of questions to it. This ensures that you are engaging in critical and analytical reading in your research.

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Try distance learning for FREE with the OU

OpenLearn from The Open University, is a free online learning resource that’s open to everyone. It’s a great way to see if distance learning is right for you and prepare you for university.

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Academic Skills - Key words in essay titles

When you’re assigned an essay, it’s important to look at the title closely. Understanding key terms is the key to writing effectively.

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Student Bloggers - Cardiff University

Current students sharing their real-life experiences in their own words.

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