A wide variety of self-help resources are available to assist your studies at NTU.
Course related advice
- We recommend accessing any relevant study support that’s offered within your academic School. The details of this support will be included in your module learning rooms on NOW.
- Make sure you understand each assignment, and be confident about asking for help early on – you’ll find our staff to be open, friendly and empathetic, and highly experienced in supporting students with a wide range of disabilities and learning / health conditions.
- Discuss any initial feedback from assessments with your tutor.
- Check your course handbook for subject-specific advice regarding referencing.
- Visit the library pages to discover the help that’s available from the Learning and Teaching team – including tailored maths and academic writing support.
- Want to find out more about researching for information, study skills, academic writing and maths? Check out the Skills for Success pages.
- Need to talk to somebody one-to-one about your studies? Book an appointment with one of the Library’s Learning and Teaching Librarians, Academic Skills Advisers or student mentors. They also have bookable appointments for maths and statistics support. Book online.
General study support
- Visit our study support pages.
- The Stamp Out Stress website has lots of useful information on managing exam stress.
- There are lots of useful resources available that offer guidance on managing your time, writing, referencing, copyright and plagiarism, presentation skills, maths and statistics.
- You’ll find valuable information on the Skills for Success website.
- Use our assistive technology resources, which are all free to download.
- Use the assistive technology applications that are available on all resource room PCs.
- Texthelp is text-to-speech software, which can be useful for checking your work.
- Inspiration and MindGenius are applications that can help you plan your ideas, by converting mind maps into easy-to-follow essay plans. The Library Information desks will show you how to access and use these applications.
- If you’ve been allocated assistive equipment and software through the DSA, make sure you access the training you’ve been awarded, and use the provision to support your study and learning.