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Reading skills


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Organising information

Steps 4 & 5 of mind mapping and organising information to help you with your reading and study skills

Reading academic articles

Reading skills

Resources including videos, tutorials and study tips for improving reading efficiency and critical reading skills for academic studies

Reading skills basics

This tutorial will first look at some useful steps for efficient reading that will help you to select what to read and to save time

Resources for nursing

These resources are designed to support Nursing students. Topics include nursing calculations, APA referencing, critical incident report and more.

Strategies for reading an empirical research article

Strategies for skimming and scanning

Examples of skimming and scanning strategies for reading academic texts.


Reading skills - how to survey a text and quickly look for information.

While you study

Short videos - International students were asked how they developed their English while they were studying.