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Academic skills

We’re passionate about supporting you in honing the skills that will help you thrive at Hughes Hall and beyond.

What we offer

The Library Team works closely with the College’s Pathways Programme to provide you with support and resources in developing your academic skills. Ask us about:

  • Using the online catalogue effectively
  • Resource discovery and literature searching
  • Finding past exam papers
  • Managing your research process
  • Recommendations for resources on skills development

The Library has a growing collection of books and other resources to support the Pathways Programme and skills development. You can find these on iDiscover, or find out more in Our collections.

Get in touch

Contact the Library Team or the Pathways Team to ask questions about academic skills or request a 1-to-1 meeting. Our Pathways Programme Manager, Ellie, is happy to arrange one-to-one sessions on any topic for students with specific queries or for those who would benefit from an individual session. Come to the Library Office or email pathways@hughes.cam.ac.uk; we’re very happy to assist you.

Other sources of support for academic skills support