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Reach your potential with UniSkills. We provide a wide range of face-to-face and virtual support designed to help you develop your academic skills and confidence at University and beyond. UniSkills is a package of workshops, online resources and face-to-face support to help you develop a range of essential academic skills. Whatever your subject or level of study, UniSkills has something to offer.

Whether you’re just starting your very first assignment and want to learn about planning and structure, or are writing your final dissertation and need help with referencing, we can help you boost your UniSkills. Keep up-to-date with UniSkills by following Library and Learning Services on Twitter, Instagram and on our blog. If you are an academic member of staff and would like us to deliver academic writing or information literacy sessions within your curriculum, book online via our wiki.

Getting Started With UniSkills

Getting Started With UniSkills introduces you to essential academic skills you will use at university level study. The following information and materials are great for students about to enrol at Edge Hill University, or for new students looking to refresh their skills before the semester ahead.

About Getting Started With Uniskills

Prepare Your Academic Resilience for University

Research Skills at University

Introduction to Academic Writing at University

Transitioning to Taught Postgraduate (PGT) Study

Things you need to know

UniSkills workshops

UniSkills workshops and webinars are an opportunity for a deeper dive into a specific skill that will support you on your academic journey. Facilitated by our friendly and knowledgeable Academic Skills Advisors, these sessions provide an informal safe space where you will be supported alongside other students in a small group setting.

How to book a UniSkills workshop or webinar

How to get the most out of your Uniskills webinar

Extra Edge

Workshops available

Students can self-book onto any of the workshops (on campus) and webinars (online) listed below via the student portal.

Tuesday 7 June11am – 12pmDeveloping Strategies for Learning
Wednesday 8 June1 – 3pmReturning to Learning (R2L)
Thursday 9 June12 – 1pmDevelop Your Academic Writing
Friday 10 June12 – 1pmUsing Assistive Technologies at University
Monday 13 June1 – 2pmIntroduction to Academic Writing
Thursday 16 June1 – 2pmBeing Critical
Friday 17 June10 – 11amDeveloping Strategies for Learning
Tuesday 21 June12 – 1pmGrow Your Academic Resilience
Wednesday 22 June1 – 3pmReturning to Learning (R2L)
Uniskills workshops summer 2022 timetable

Exam preparation

Exams are an integral part of the University experience, and with the pressure of wanting to perform your best, you might notice healthy habits start to fall by the wayside. 

Find out how to prepare for an exam

Supporting you during your studies

One to one appointments

Our experienced Academic Skills Advisors can help you to develop your academic skills and strategies throughout your time at University.

Book an appointment today

Further help and support