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International students: Study Support

Study Support

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Click on the buttons below to learn more about the different types of academic support offered by DMU.



CLASS guideThe Centre for Learning and Study Support (CLaSS) offers  a range of online resources, workshops, one to one tutorials and drop-ins on all aspects of study and writing support. Please select the CLaSS website by clicking on the link above for more details.



Decoratve ImageThese workshops, provided by staff from the Library and Learning Services as well as other student support services, offer guidance and practical ideas to help you produce successful assignments and to make the most of your learning experience at University.

Click here to view our calendar of upcoming workshops


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If you would like some extra help with studying any kind of maths or statistics, check the Maths Learning Centre web page for details of drop-ins, workshops and tutorials.

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Find out about Learning Technologies (e.g. Blackboard, Turnitin) used here at DMU and other systems that you will use here at DMU provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology.


Useful Links

  • CLaSS FAQs: Answers to some of the commonly asked questions to the Centre for Learning and Study Support
  • CLaSS Resources: Browse the resources and guides available to help you with skills such as writing, reading and criticality from the Centre for learning and Study Support using the search box or the the drop down list below:


  • Prepare for Success is a website for international students. It contains activity-based learning resources to help you find out about different aspects of academic life in the UK and the skills needed for effective study.


From Manchester University, the Academic Phrasebank is a really useful resource, providing lots of examples of phrases which can be incorporated in your own academic writing. The phrases are arranged under useful categories and headings

Paste some text into to get feedback on your writing including spelling errors and grammar suggestions