Do you need extra time, or other arrangements for your exams?

Any student requiring specific provision for the Autumn examination period must apply through the Disability and Dyslexia Service before the 28th November 2016. The application must be accompanied by documentary evidence, requests for specific provision will not be supported without appropriate documentary evidence.

If you have already had email confirmation that your specific provision examination arrangements are in place then you can ignore this notice.

The Specific Provision Application form can be found by following this link.

Academic Study Skills

About the classes

The Academic Skills and Mentoring Team runs classes on a wide range of topics for all undergraduate students.

These classes are designed for all undergraduate students and are a great way to help improve your grades or enhance essential study skills.

Classes run for 50 minutes and you are welcome to attend as many as you like. They are not credit-bearing but you can gain a certificate in a particular pathway to acknowledge you have attended four sessions on that theme. You can choose to dip in and out of the schedule or sign up to complete a certificate – you decide.

The timetables and booking links for this semester’s classes can be found here:

https://intranet.cardiff.ac.uk/students/your-study/study-skills/academic-skills-classes/timetables-and-booking

What to expect

These are classes rather than lectures where you will be expected to complete a range of tasks independently, in pairs or in small groups. The sessions tend to focus on problem solving and are student responsive – we value your input and feedback.

There is always a mix of year groups and disciplines so the classes are a positive environment for you to share good ideas, compare different approaches and take a pro-active role in your learning.

Here are some of the topics you can choose from:

  • Presentation skills
  • Critical reading and thinking
  • Note taking for university
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Essays – how to structure them
  • Time management
  • Revision tips
  • Motivation
  • Reflective writing

Academic Skills and Mentoring
skillscentre@cardiff.ac.uk
+44 (0)29 2087 4231
51a Park Place

OPEN DAY Saturday 22nd October – Restricted Parking- Main Building, Colum Drive, Queens Building

The University will be closing the Main Building car park for the duration of the University Open Day on Saturday 22nd October 2016. The car park will be used for two large reception marquees, mini bus parking and parking for visitors with mobility difficulties. Half of Main Building car park will also be closed on the 20 & 21 October to enable the marquees to be erected prior to the event. It is for this reason normal users need to be aware of the restricted parking and make alternative parking arrangements on these dates. Due to the new CARBS building on Colum Drive, there will be limited alternative parking available in the Cassim car park by the Business School. Unfortunately, we have no other alternative parking available. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience caused.

Cardiff University

Academic Study Skills Classes

About the classes

The Academic Skills and Mentoring Team runs classes on a wide range of topics for all undergraduate students.

These classes are designed for all undergraduate students and are a great way to help improve your grades or enhance essential study skills.

Classes run for 50 minutes and you are welcome to attend as many as you like. They are not credit-bearing but you can gain a certificate in a particular pathway to acknowledge you have attended four sessions on that theme. You can choose to dip in and out of the schedule or sign up to complete a certificate – you decide.

Classes are held at 51a Park Place and Ty Dewi Sant at the Heath Park Campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

The timetables and booking links for this semester’s classes can be found here:

https://intranet.cardiff.ac.uk/students/your-study/study-skills/academic-skills-classes/timetables-and-booking

What to expect

These are classes rather than lectures where you will be expected to complete a range of tasks independently, in pairs or in small groups. The sessions tend to focus on problem solving and are student responsive – we value your input and feedback.

There is always a mix of year groups and disciplines so the classes are a positive environment for you to share good ideas, compare different approaches and take a pro-active role in your learning.

Here are some of the topics you can choose from:

  • Presentation skills
  • Critical reading and thinking
  • Note taking for university
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Essays – how to structure them
  • Time management
  • Revision tips
  • Motivation
  • Reflective writing

Academic Skills and Mentoring

Participants Needed For Smell Study

We are looking for female participants for an EEG study investigating the effects of perfume. So if you:

  • Are female
  • Aged 18-49 years
  • Do not smoke
  • Do not have asthma, eczema, sinusitis, anosmia (loss of smell) or respiratory problems
  • Are not currently experiencing hayfever
  • Are not pregnant or nursing a baby

We need you!

The test takes around 45 min-1 hour and we will pay you for your time around 8-10 pounds. For more information or to register your interest, please contact Bozena Grochowalska.