Study skills

Whether you're new to university, haven't studied for a while, or are part way through your degree, there is a set of skills that are essential to your success.

We are open during the Summer break

Study skills support will be available all summer. This includes:

  • workshops,
  • tutorials (online and in-person),
  • the study skills hub drop-in space in Senate House.

There is a range of resources available to help you develop your study skills, from online, interactive learning modules to drop-in tutorials and small group workshops.

All of our study skills services are inclusive. Everybody studying at the University is welcome.

Bookings for tutorials and workshops are for current University of Bristol students only. 

Study groups

Our study groups provide a space for you to work alongside your peers, discuss your work, and simply connect with other students.

Library Events

View the Library's events page to book yourself into events covering topics such as to sourcing literature, evaluating sources and referencing.

Study skills blog

Check out the University's study skills blog.

Resource list

Useful study skills books. Explore our study skills resource list

Using AI graphic Using AI at university

This new online resource looks at:

  • when you can use generative AIs (including ChatGPT and Claude)
  • how to write good prompts to help you study
  • using AI as a tutor
  • the grey areas around academic integrity.

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