Access KnowHow courses at home

Following the closure of the University’s library buildings, the KnowHow team have been working hard to develop online services and resources to continue to support your learning needs.

Over the coming month the team will be delivering a series of virtual sessions to help with online assessments and essay writing, and to provide advice on working and studying at home.

Take a look at what’s on, and book your place using the links below:

Preparing for online assessments

This webinar will explore ways to prepare for online assessments. It will include practical tips on creating your own study plan, using active study techniques, staying productive, and avoiding distractions while studying at home.

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Answering essay style assessment questions

This session will look at what to expect from essay style assessment questions and suggest some techniques for interpreting the question, creating a plan and forming clear introductions, paragraphs and conclusions.

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Managing your time when studying online

Delivered by Heather Johnston from the KnowHow Team along with Peer Mentor, Caitlin Cooney, this session will look at ways to manage your time when studying online.

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In addition, you can access online tutorials 24/7 through the VITAL module KnowHow: Academic Success. These include topics such as, writing your dissertation, working with statistics, managing your time effectively and finding information for your assignments.


The popular Writing@Liverpool programme is also now being fully delivered online. Tutors are available for online one-to-one appointments to help boost your academic writing skills, and for additional support in analysing questions, becoming more critical, or planning and structuring your writing.

For further information on how to access digital services while the library is closed click here.