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Skills@Cumbria

Wherever you are on your assignment journey, skills@cumbria has resources to support you through every stage, from just getting started to submitting your final draft. 

See the Academic Reading section for reading and research strategies, evaluating information and more, or explore the Academic Writing section for guidance on writing critically, working on a dissertation or other types of assignments, and proof-reading tips.  Check out the Digital Skills section to find out more about Blackboard, Turnitin, Office365 and a wide range of online digital resources to develop your digital skills.  If you need help with study skills like exam prep, time management or want to try one of our online skills courses, see the Head Start section.  Use the Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism section to ensure you reference all assignments accurately.  If you don't find the support you need in these sections, visit the Support & Appointments section to book an appointment to see a library and academic advisor.