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New Student? Get Ahead!

Get Ahead

Get ahead by learning about computing, library, research and study essentials. Don't overload yourself, re-visit this resource as often as you need!

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Get Going

Learn what it is like to study at University, how to embrace the experience and where to ask for help.

Note: you will be asked to login using your Student ID or Staff username.

Come to a workshop

Library Tour

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the first floor near the library information desk opposite the stairs from the library entrance.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton c811. Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Allerton c811. Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Library Tour

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the first floor near the library information desk opposite the stairs from the library entrance.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton c811 Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Allerton c811 Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.