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Dissertations: planning

This resource will highlight some of the key stages in planning to write your dissertation. It will also highlight some useful tools to help you along the way.

  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Format: Online tutorial

Finding a job: CV structure and presentation

This resource explores the elements of a well presented and coherently structured CV, and illustrates how you can create a professional looking CV that will be easier for recruiters to read and make a positive first impression.

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Format: Online tutorial

Finding a job: researching the organisation

This resource highlights some of the key things you need to know about a role and an organisation before applying for a job, and provides some tips on where you can look to gather the evidence you need to make your application stand out.

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Format: Online tutorial

Finding a job: tailoring your CV

This resource examines how you can use the information you have about a role to highlight relevant skills, experience and attributes in your CV, making it easier for recruiters to see how you fit the role you are applying for.

  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Format: Online tutorial

Finding a job: Writing an effective CV

Your CV is the first impression that a potential employer will get of you. These resources will take you through the process of researching the role to writing your CV; it will help you to produce a well-structured, tailored CV, that will highlight your relevant skills and experience.

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Format: Online tutorial

Note making: capturing what counts

This resource looks at the purposes and contexts in which you make notes. It also provides an overview of different note-making techniques and which purpose theses techniques are most effective for.

  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Format: Interactive guide

Now or never? Overcoming procrastination

These two online resources will help you to understand the roots of your own personal procrastination behaviour, and explore a range of strategies that you can try out to help you to overcome it and start getting things done!

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Format: Interactive guide

Now or never? Strategies for dealing with procrastination

This resource examines some of the practical strategies that you can use to help you to overcome your procrastination.

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Format: Online tutorial

Now or never? Understanding the procrastination cycle

This resource will help you to explore your own procrastination behaviour, and recognise how it is often rooted in certain negative thoughts and emotions.

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Format: Online tutorial

Original thinking allowed: avoiding plagiarism

This resource explores some of the issues surrounding academic integrity, providing you with techniques to help you to avoid plagiarism when referring to the work of others and to add your own voice into your work.

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Format: Online tutorial

Podcast: 12 tips for successful revision

  • Duration: 7 mins
  • Format: Video

Podcast: Exam extra revision tips and resources

  • Duration: 7 mins
  • Format: Video

Start to finish: revision

This set of resources will take you through the revision process from start to finish. It will help you to prioritise your revision effectively.

  • Duration:
  • Format: Interactive guide

Study strategies for success

This resource explores different study preferences, offering a variety of strategies you can use to get the most out of your lectures, notes and revision according to how you work best to maximise your strengths and help you to become a more successful student.

  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Format: Interactive guide

The student guide to social media

This resource explores some social media tools, providing advice on how you can use them in your studies to find information, work with others, keep up to date, network and develop your online presence.

Developed in collaboration with Skills@Library, University of Leeds and the University of York Library.

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Format: Interactive guide

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