Centre for Academic Development

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Enhancing student success

We know from experience that how to study effectively is not obvious and with that in mind we offer classes, one-to-one online tutorials and online resources to help you get to where you want to be. Indeed, whether you are a foundation student who is new to university life or a PhD student wondering how to get through your viva, you will find something here that is useful.

Centre for Academic Development


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National industrial action

We have limited availability on the following dates due to the strike actions that are due to take place: 

  • Thursday 24 November
  • Friday 25 November
  • Wednesday 30 November


In week 10 we have workshops on assignment briefs, writing clearly,  preparing for exams and choosing a dissertation topic.  

Head into Brookes Self Start

What will your university experience be really like and how can you prepare yourself? This online course is available now. Click below and select ether the undergraduate or postgraduate option.

Academic English and Skills Development

Our Academic English modules are a great option for students studying in the UK for the first time from non-English speaking backgrounds. Find out about these and all our Academic English provision below.