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    How to excel in your studies

    Students studying at a tableTake advantage of the free e-textbook

    Free personal eTextbooks are provided to all students enrolled on undergraduate and postgraduates modules based at the UK Hendon campus. The eTextbook is yours to keep throughout your degree. You can access your personal eTextbooks, through myLearning, after logging into myUniHub.

    Student Learning Assistants (SLAs) and Graduate Academic Assistants are always there to help you.

    SLAs do not teach students but are fully trained to work with students using effective questioning and active listening methods. They work collaboratively with academic staff, supporting students in small groups and one-to-one, in the classroom and in pre-arranged locations across the University.

    Graduate Academic Assistants provide additional support that may include face to face drop-in sessions, on-line support, assisting academic staff in the development, production and delivery of programme materials and the collation of programme and module data and information. Visit the MDX support services page for more information.

    Familiarise yourself with StudyHub Academic services

    StudyHub is your place for academic support. A range of services are available at StudyHub on the 1st floor of the Sheppard Library to assist you with your studies including Academic writing, IT support, SLAs and Ask-a-librarian services.

    Check out our free laptops for loan

    To help with the costs of studying in London, we have a 330+ laptops on campus that students can take out for 24 hrs at a time. You can access these from our display cabinets on campus, locations of which can be found on UniHub.

    How to prepare for coursework deadlines

    Most modules will require that you complete an amount of coursework as part of your assessment. Coursework can include written (essays, exercises, projects, dissertations etc.) and non-written works such as performances, presentations, exhibitions. You will find more information on preparing for course deadlines on UniHub.

    Extenuating circumstances

    Extenuating circumstances are exceptional, seriously adverse and outside-of-your-control situations that affect your ability to meet an assessment deadline or affect your performance in an assessment. The University have put together some frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) on how to manage such circumstances.

    Attend the Student Success Fest

    Three times a year, we run a festival in the Quad called the 'Student Success Festival'. This is your chance to take part in a number of activities that support your wellbeing, academic success and career success. More information can be found on our Library webpages.

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