Study Skills

‘Study Skills’ covers a range of fundamental skills for successful learning, including academic writing, research, maths and IT.

The resources below have been produced by USW Study Skills, the IT, Media and Technical Services team and others.


IT (information technology)

Maths and statistics


Planning and Organisation

This skillset has been recognised to be especially useful to employability, and is one of the Grad Edge Key Skills.

Resources for Research students

The Research Office has prepared useful resources that cover study skills for postgraduate / research students. Among other things, this includes:

You can find these (and more) under the “General Guidance & Help” heading on the Research Staff, Examiners and Students page.

International Students

Study Skills for students with dyslexia

Students who have been diagnosed with specific learning difficulties can access dyslexia tutorial support through the Disability and Dyslexia Service