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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 postgraduate taught (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.

Uniskills Workshops and webinars run throughout the academic year and cover a range of key academic skills including:

  • Academic reading, writing and referencing
  • Effective exam preparation
  • Finding academic print and digital resources
  • Conducting a literature review
  • Presentation skills

Students can view and book all UniSkills Workshops and webinars in one handy location via the student portal.

If you experience any problems accessing the student portal, or would like any support booking onto a UniSkills Workshops and webinars, then please get in touch

UniSkills Workshops – Autumn/Winter 2022 Timetable

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

September 2022

October 2022

November 2022

December 2022

How to book a UniSkills Workshop

You can view and book on any (or all) of our UniSkills Workshops via the student portal.

When you click into any of our events on the student portal you will see the location details of each workshop / webinar in the top right hand corner information. The workshop / webinar details will also be emailed to your student email account when you register to attend any of our sessions.

Watch our quick video guide for more info:

How to get the most out of your UniSkills Workshop

Watch our handy video guide on how to get the most out of attending a UniSkills Workshop:

Extra Edge

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