Digital skills

Digital identity & wellbeing

This topic will assist in your understanding of the ways to be safe and responsible online and how to improve your wellbeing when using technology.

Digital citizenship & copyright

As a good digital citizen you respect intellectual property and the rights of content creators and use and share information ethically. This topic will help you to understand your rights and responsibilities as creators and consumers of media online.

Fake news

This topic will help you understand the influence of social media on fake news, how it can be created and easily spread, and how you can identify what is real or fake.

Communicating & collaborating online

Communicating effectively online is a key digital skill needed for study, the workplace and throughout your life. This topic provides information and tips for communicating and collaborating online.

Organising & presenting your work

Organisation is a key skill in the life of a student. This topic outlines the importance of being prepared and organised, and provides some top tips on creating engaging presentations.

see also Study skills

Planning & study strategies
Learn how to manage your assessments and study efficiently with planning and …
Preparing for assessments
Learn how to maximise your marks and complete assessments on time using …
Searching strategies
To research effectively you need to develop skills in analysing the assessment …
Finding information
This topic will take you through the best places to search for …
This topic introduces you to effective reading strategies including note-taking from reading, …
Writing at university
To write in an academic style appropriate for university, you need to …
Approaching different assessment tasks
Academic writing can take many forms, each presented in its own way. …
Citing evidence & referencing
Learn how to correctly use sources as evidence, integrate sources within your …
Editing & preparing to submit
Editing is an important part of the writing process, and leaving enough …
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