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.

Formatting your dissertation?

Get practical advice and help with formatting issues from our dissertations page: 

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Our workshops page is now live with details of our semester 2 workshops. 

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.