Vision Logo 2

Be prepared for September

Useful tools to help get you ready for college.

Study Skills

These short taster sessions will give you a flavour of life and work at West Nottinghamshire College and to help you get off to a flying start in September.

  • Introduction to study skills - Meet your study skills coaches and read more about what exactly study skills are and how to use them to enhance and get the most out of your studies.
  • How to write a college assignment - This will give you the key strategies of how to plan your assignments and show you how best to schedule your time, structure what you will be writing and how to write in the most appropriate style.
  • Plagiarism and referencing - Tips on how to professionally reference your assignments and how to avoid plagiarism in your work
  • Research skills - This will help you fine tune your research skills to enable you to find all the study materials you need for assignments, whether this is on the internet or within specialist journals and books.
  • Structuring Assignments - Try this activity here to test your assignment structuring abilities.

Please don't hestitate to contact the study skills coaches should you require any more information.

Learn more

Why choose West Notts?

The word 100% written in a circle

100% A Level pass rate in 2020

An icon of a reward rosette in a circle

Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

An icon of a tick and checkbox in a circle

One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

An icon of a bus in a circle

An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

An icon of a building in a circle

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
2020 Appeals Process Policies and statements | Freedom of Information | Accessibility Statement | Modern Slavery Statement | Privacy Notices
© West Nottinghamshire College