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Essential skills for academic success

Essential Skills Portal: Personal effectiveness

Grow your skills and confidence in leadership, money skills and more with the group sessions, 1-1 appointments and online resources below.

Did you know? The SU offers 1-1 appointments on personal development planning, where you can draw your academic skills development into your long-term plan for success.


Online sessions

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Personal development sessions (1-1)

 The SU offer personal development sessions to support students. These are an opportunity to talk about any area you would like to develop e.g. building confidence, improve your team working skills, goal setting etc.

These will now be delivered via zoom video call.

Follow the link to 1-1 personal development coaching sessions that are bookable via our Union web page.

Money skills sessions (1-1)

Build your money and budgeting skills with support from the Student Funding team.

You can complete a Money Skills Assessment tool on UniHub, which is a brief series of questions to help assess your current skills. Once you have completed the form and clicked the submit button, you will receive an email with some suggested next steps.

If you would like an appointment, please contact the team via Hallam Help.

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BlackBullion is a learning platform designed for students and includes money skills pathways, bootcamps and budgeting tools, empowering you to be money smarter and make sound financial decisions.