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Overview

Study Skills is part of KLaSS within Library Services. Our dedicated team of PhD Study Skills Leaders offer a range of support in mathematics, statistics, academic writing and study skills to all students.

Whether you are anxious about starting your first assignment or want to know how to produce a really good final year project, we hope that you will take advantage of the resources described here. 

​Developing skills is a gradual process and does not happen overnight. It is very much an individual process that you build on as you progress through your programme. Our emphasis is on assisting students ito fulfill their potential, to help improve their self-esteem and employability by becoming more independent and effective. Developing and reflecting on your study skills will help to boost your confidence and support you with the skills necessary to undertake a course in higher education and beyond. Please read our Charter to find out more about our Study Skills offering.

 

What's on offer

45 minute one-to-one appointments with our Study Skills Leaders are available during the times below. Slots and Study Skill Leader availability may vary - check upcoming appointments for details and to book. You can book 1 appointment a week, up to a maximum of 3 appointments in each booking period (Oct - Dec, Jan - April, May - Jun, Jul - Sept). This is to allow fair access to appointments and to help ensure the service is encouraging you to develop as an independent learner. We reserve the right to cancel bookings made by anyone abusing the service.

You can use the biographies to decide which Study Skills Leader you would like to see. Even if there is no Study Skills Leader from your discipline, you will be able to get advice from someone working in the same general area.

You can bring a sample of your work to the session to discuss with the Study Skills Leader. Please let us know if you have any accessibility issues by contacting us in advance on libraryservices@kcl.ac.uk

 

Book appointments here

 

Day Time Location Topic Study Skills Leader
Monday 2-5pm WEC Library, pod ground floor Academic Writing Sam
Monday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Aleida 
Monday 2-5pm FWB Library, pod 1st floor Academic Writing Kahee
Monday 2-8.15pm NHH Library, Group Study Room 4 Scientific Writing, Statistics Andrea
Monday 2-5pm Skype Academic Writing Konrad
Tuesday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Sam
Tuesday 2-5pm FWB Library, pod 1st floor Academic Writing Chiara
Tuesday 2-5pm FWB Library, pod 1st floor Academic Writing Joe
Tuesday 2-5pm NHH Library, Group Study Room 4 Scientific Writing, Presentation Skills  Dan
Wednesday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Diya
Wednesday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Hailey
Wednesday 2-5pm WEC Library, Pod Ground Floor Scientific Writing, Statistics Swapnil
Wednesday 2-5pm FWB Library, pod 1st floor Academic Writing Jennifer
Wednesday 6-8.30pm NHH Library, Group Study Room 4 Scientific Writing, Statistics Abhi
Thursday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Sagar
Thursday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Hannah
Thursday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Sonal
Friday 10am-12pm Skype Academic Writing Andrew
Friday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Jingan
Friday 2-5pm Maughan Library, G13 Academic Writing Matthew

Online resources

If you want immediate help, please check out some of our online resources:

SkillsHub provides information on sources of support available at King's

Skills4Study Campus is an excellent source of resources to help you to develop your academic skills. You can access this using your King's login details. 

Lynda.com provides training resources covering a range of skills, from presentations and project management to using particular software packages

Workshops

KLaSS (King's Learning and Skills Service) is co-ordinated by Library Services with input from other areas of the university. A range of free workshops are available.

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