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How can I cope with exam stress article icon

Education & Development

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.

Article
5 mins
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Science, Maths & Technology

Maths skills for Science

Want to study science but worried you don't have the maths skills required for higher education? Fret not! We have a handy interactive guide to get you on track...

Activity
5 mins
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Health, Sports & Psychology

Time management and study

Whether you’re a full or part-time student, studying is likely to mean adding another commitment to your life. Having a lot to balance can sometimes affect our wellbeing and leave us feeling overwhelmed. 

Article
10 mins
Building confidence in using online forums free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Building confidence in using online forums

Learn about the benefits of online learning forums, with strategies for participating more fully.

Free course
8 hrs
How to learn a language free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Languages

How to learn a language

Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This free course, How to learn a language, introduces the skills and strategies for language learning, setting realistic goals when learning languages and keeping motivated, practise speaking skills and vocabulary learning strategies. It will enable you to evaluate ...

Free course
24 hrs
English: skills for learning free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Education & Development

English: skills for learning

Develop the English reading and writing skills needed for university success.

Free course
24 hrs
Mathematics for science and technology free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Mathematics for science and technology

Maths is intimately entwined with science and technology, whether it is used to analyse data collected on plants in the Amazon rainforest, to calculate the trajectory of a comet or design a bridge to connect two countries. This means that science and technology go hand-in-hand with maths, and that a firm grasp of maths is crucial for studying ...

Free course
24 hrs
Basic science: understanding experiments free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Basic science: understanding experiments

This free course, Basic science: understanding experiments, introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments.

Free course
12 hrs
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Science, Maths & Technology

Succeed with maths: part 2

This free course, Succeed with maths: part 2, is a sequel to Part 1, in which you will continue to develop your mathematical knowledge and skills using everyday examples. The course takes a look at measurement of length, mass and volume, negative numbers and how to use these, scientific notation (based upon powers of 10), shapes and how to ...

Free course
24 hrs
Taking your first steps into higher education free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Education & Development

Taking your first steps into higher education

What is university study like? Is it for me? If you are asking yourself these questions, this free course is for you. Taking your first steps into higher education provides insights into how subjects are studied at university. This introduction to carefully selected materials helps you decide what you might want to study. You will be ...

Free course
24 hrs
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Education & Development

Talk the talk

This free course introduces the mechanics of effective, persuasive oral presentations, by giving you the opportunity to analyse examples and then create your own. Using resources such as TED Talk videos, you will see how experts deliver professional talks and famous speeches, observe what works, and identify how language connects ideas and keeps...

Free course
12 hrs
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Education & Development

Dr David Hann on how to succeed as a distance learner

The Open University's Dr David Hann tells you how to become a successful distance learner in this extended interview from 'Go the Distance'.

Video
15 mins