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Dyslexia-friendly Study Support Sessions

These 90 minute dyslexia-friendly study support sessions are open to any student who wants to improve their study skills within a relaxed, supportive and flexible environment and are available througout the academic year. Sessions start with an exploration of how to maximise strengths and strengthen weaker areas. Following sessions explore skills for organisation and time management; use of assistive technology; effective research; interactive reading; effective note taking; assignment writing; preparing and giving presentations; revising and taking exams. Sessions run for ten weeks every semester.

Key information

Expected hours of commitment: 15

Who can participate?: All PU students

Suitable for which level?*: 5,6,7

Will this activity appear on my HEAR?: No

Which graduate attributes will I develop with this activity?

Main skills developed
The critical and creative learner
The resilient and thriving individual

Other skills developed
The sustainable and global citizen

Is there a cost?
There is no cost for this activity

Further information

https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/student-life/services/learning-gateway/disability-and-dyslexia/we-can-offer-you-a-range-of-advice-and-guidance

*Levels explained

Level 4 is the equivalent of first stage undergraduate study (e.g, Certificate of Higher Education)

Level 5 is the equivalent of second stage undergraduate study (e.g. Diploma of Higher Education, Foundation degree)

Level 6 is the equivalent of final stage undergraduate study (e.g. Bachelors degree)

Level 7 is postgraduate study (e.g. Masters degree)