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Pre-arrival module: Introduction to Essential Skills for Academic Success


Introduction to Essential Skills for Academic SuccessLooking to give yourself a head start with your studies?  Our new e-learning module is designed to help you to get the best from Sheffield Hallam University and the opportunities beyond. 

Introduction to Essential Skills for Academic Success is a short course in 4 sections and should take about 60 minutes to complete, and will guide you to evaluate your study skills and build a development plan.  

The module is hosted in a virtual learning environment called CourseSites. You are advised to use Chrome or Firefox - other browsers are not compatible with CourseSites. As demonstrated in the video below, you will need to complete a simple registration, giving your email address and choosing a username and password:  

Sign up now 

Once you have made your plan we look forward to seeing you in the Skills Centre – ready to help you on your journey to academic success!

You can re-visit the course as many times as you want to review the materials via the button below:

Return to the course 


Here's a demonstration of the sign up process:

If you have any issues accessing the module, please email us at: