Academic Well-being

Top 5 tips:

  1. Access the Academic Skills area on LearningSpace - familiarise yourself with what resources are available to help you with your academic work.
  2. Don't overload yourself with studying - allocate certain times and then take a break and do something different.
  3. Prioritise, plan and organise your deadlines will in advance - use a planner.
  4. Familiarise yourself with the referencing conventions at Marjon and use MARGen - the specifically designed referencing generator.
  5. Learn how to search for journals - ask the librarians.

Why not try:

  • Writing a blog about your academic expectations.
  • Forming a study group with other students on your course or booking a group session with Academic Skills which can be tailored to your needs.
  • Using Twitter for hot links and lots of relelvent tips - @skillsacademic or for researching and following leaders in your field of study.

Essential information and resources:

LearningSpace > Student Support > Academic Skills

Planner to download - LearningSpace > Student Support > How to survive student life