We are here to support you succeed in your studies and there is a whole range of dedicated help and resources available from across the University when you need it. From specialist English and Maths support to 1 to 1 advice on finding the best resources and managing your workload and assignments, our friendly team of experts are here to help.
You can find a Study Success Hub at each of the Learning Resources Centres, on the ground floor.
- What's on - see the table below for details of central and school-based study skills support available.
- Supporting your academic studies - information on the measures in place to support you during these unprecedented times including our Safety Net policy, Exceptional Circumstances, and Academic Integrity.
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|Maths support||Specialist support on a range of mathematical topics.||Maths Support|
|Academic English support||Drop in for one-to-one writing consultation for assistance with assignments and support to improve your writing and study skills.||Academic English|
|Digital Skills Help||Book a 1:1 online appointment with a member of the Student Technology Mentor team||Digital SkillUP - Digital skills help|
|Library Skills Support||Drop in for help with finding, searching, and referencing library resources.
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|Herts SU Study Smart||1 to 1 sessions to get support in thinking about ways of studying and managing workloads||SU Study Smart|
|Careers and Employment information and advice||Get to know more about Careers and Employment services, events, and online resources.||
|Get connected on campus||Specialist support to get your devices connected to University services|
|Assistive Technology support||Support for independent study skills including free programmes, apps, and technologies to make studying easier||Independent study support|
Hertfordshire Business School - CASE (Centre for Academic Skills Enhancement)
Academic skills resources to support HBS students and staff online, with Academic English workshops, embedded skills sessions supporting modules and programmes, small group/individual consultations and e-support
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|Creative Arts toolkit||
Academic writing support and bookable skills sessions
|Creative Arts toolkit|
School of Education Student Success and Engagement Team
Academic skills, wellbeing support, and enhancement activities for School of Education Students. 1 to 1 tutorials, workshops, and online resources provided by Student Success and Engagement Advisers
|Student Success and Engagement|
|Academic skills advice for HSK||
Programme run academic skills workshops and 1 to 1 sessions for Health and Social Work (HSK) students
|HSK Academic Skills advice|
|Academic support for LMS||
1 to 1 and group workshops for Life and Medical Science (LMS) students to help you to improve your study skills
|Academic Support for LMS|
|Hertfordshire Law School HLS||
The Student Enhancement Team offers all HLS students a dedicated space (De Hav LRC, L064) to engage with face-to-face or online support, enhancing success by providing guidance and delivering sessions on subject-specific academic writing, employability, and wellbeing, as well as, a further chance to express your student voice.
We look forward to seeing you!
Supporting your academic studies
Safety Net Policy - we have reviewed and updated our Safety Net Policy to make sure that no individual student is disadvantaged as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and you have the support you need during these unprecedented times. Safety Net Policy: Assessment and Degree Classification
Exceptional Circumstances - sometimes situations outside of your control can arise that make it difficult to focus on your exams and assessments. If this happens, you may wish to make the University aware of your situation so consideration can be given to support you. You can do this by submitting a request for Exceptional Circumstances. Find out more about Exceptional Circumstances.
Academic Integrity and Academic Misconduct - we are committed to upholding the academic standards of our awards and have support in place to help you undertake your studies and assessments with academic integrity. Most cases of academic misconduct are completely unintentional and could easily be prevented. Find out more about what academic misconduct is, how to avoid it, and the support available:
- Academic Integrity support - guidance and resources including links to resources on Academic Integrity, using Turnitin, and the use of Artificial Intelligence. Also see Library SkillUP: how to avoid unintentional plagiarism.
- Academic Misconduct explained - University process for dealing with suspected cases of academic misconduct. Please also refer to University Policy on Academic Integrity and Academic Misconduct (UPR AS14 Appendix III).
- Academic Misconduct support - Herts Students' Union impartial guidance and support on academic issues.