Develop and enhance your academic skills while you’re studying at Sussex.
You can get online advice on topics such as essay writing, note-making, presentations and more.
Other learning opportunities
There are many ways to expand your skills and knowledge outside of your course.
If you’re starting at Sussex, check our welcome programme for new students.
English language skills
If you’re a student from overseas, find out how you can improve your English for academic study.
IT skills and software
Benefit from training courses on a wide range of software. Our staff provide free training for software including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud.
They’re also on hand to help with IT issues in the Shawcross building, including problems getting online.
Convert text into audio files
You can convert PDFs, presentations and pictures of text into other formats that are easier to work with, such as an MP3, by using SensusAccess.
Canvas is the University’s online study platform, designed to enrich and support your study. You’ll use it to access study materials, carry out tasks set by your tutors and submit assignments online.
To see your reading list visit the Library homepage.
You’ll also find study space and resources such as journals and academic databases.
The Library offers workshops and one-to-one support to help with your studies.
If you need a tour after Welcome Week, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
See more information about study skills and resources through the Careers and Employability Centre.