This is a PREVIEW of the Skills for Learning website

Leeds Beckett University students and staff can access the full website at

About Skills for Learning

Successful study at university involves developing good academic skills. Academic skills include the use of IT, numeracy, academic communication, problem solving, critical thinking, working with others and research skills.

Skills for Learning helps students at Leeds Beckett University to develop their academic skills through:

  • Website & online resources
  • Workshops
  • Tutorials
  • Publications

The Skills for Learning website has a wide range of self-help resources which include podcasts, downloadable guides and video tutorials.

Tutorials and bookable workshops are also available to Leeds Beckett University students on academic communication, maths and statistical analysis, and IT skills. The workshop timetables are published on the Skills for Learning website.

There are also a number of Skills for Learning publications which include:

  • The 'Little Book' series:
    • Effective Writing
    • Essay Writing
    • IT
    • Punctuation
    • Research
    • Time Management
  • 'Quote, Unquote: a guide to Harvard referencing'

Staff and students at Leeds Beckett University can download these publications for free from the Skills for Learning website. Printed copies are available to buy in the Leeds Beckett Libraries and University shops and can also be ordered by external customers. For more information, see the 'Publications' page.