Strathclyde Online Learning Supporting Online Learning
A wide variety of free resources and activities are provided for Strathclyde students to enhance their learning.
The major providers of these resources and activities are Learner Development Services, the Library, and English Language Teaching (ELT).
The purpose of this page is to provide a single point of information about the availability of online learning support, in addition to what is offered by each Faculty, School, or Programme for their specific disciplines.
Learner Development Services
One-to-one consultations, workshops and self-access materials.
You can get advice on a range of study and research techniques such as reading and note-taking, academic writing, critical analysis, organisation and self-management.
Book appointments with an adviser in the Learner Development Service. Appointments are currently offered on Zoom.
They can provide advice about effective study, research, and assessments, as well as help you with specific mathematical or maths-related topics.
Our Myplace page has information and resources on a range of topics, including
- making a positive start
- time management
- research skills
- academic writing
- revision and exams
Learner Development Services (Maths & Stats) provide resources to support students from all levels and courses in the University with any type of Mathematics they encounter in their course, including
- pre-university level maths
- Maths Years 1-2
- getting into statistics
- numeracy skills
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Formal Assessment Period FAQs
View our frequently asked questions for the Formal Assessment Period.
Maintaining academic integrity in online assessments
The University expects students to conduct themselves with honesty and integrity as they prepare for and complete assessments.
You can avoid academic misconduct with a few simple steps, which are outlined in these short videos.
Official website for the Library including links to SUPrimo (Library catalogue), lots of information about the Library resources and services as well as a link to the IT services website.
A suite of subject and topic based guides including links to subscribed databases, websites and other resources. Also includes some instructional material such as Referencing guides and EndNote (online and desktop) guides and workbooks.
A Myplace Module with topics including search techniques, finding articles, and referencing.
Each topic contains various elements including videos, reading, quizzes and learning activities.
Students can work through the module in their own time and complete topics in any order.
Training by Library staff and external providers that is available to Strathclyde students. Some courses are aimed at specific cohorts, others are open to all.
Workshops include sessions related to SUPrimo, EndNote, Referencing & Plagiarism, Dissertation support, as well as courses from external providers on specific databases.
Online live sessions on a range of topics including finding materials, referencing, Google and Google Scholar etc.
Sessions include some topics from the Academic Library Skills module as wells as others with colleagues from parts of the University such as wellbeing and Exam preparation.
Sessions run on Mondays (12pm to 12:45pm) and Wednesdays (16pm to 16:45pm) during semester.
Our virtual study sessions will help you to dedicate specific time to focus on your coursework whilst feeling connected and supported by studying alongside other students.
English for academic purposes
Information on free In-sessional classes that offer support for students and scholars at Strathclyde whose first language is not English. Improve your English both for studying and everyday communication.
Access resources and exercises to practice and improve your academic writing, reading, speaking, and listening.