ASK Academic Skills


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The ASK team of teachers and advisors support student learning at Falmouth University and the University of Exeter (Cornwall Campuses).  We:

  • run workshops on writing, referencing and study skills
  • provide study guides and learning resources
  • offer individual advice through one-to-one appointments


Academic Staff: Follow this link to find out how the ASK team can work with academic staff to support teaching and learning at University of Exeter, Penryn Campus and Falmouth University.

Study Guides

Our study guides and online resources are designed to help you develop study skills and do your best work. You can find guides on referencing, time management, writing and much more...

1:1 Appointments

Booking page for ASK one-to-one advice. ASK offer individual support and advice on writing and study skills, for students at Falmouth University and University of Exeter studying in Cornwall.
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Write Time

Do you need to get on with writing your dissertation, essay or report? Join one of our live writing sessions (online every Wednesday and Thursday) to get focused and keep going. 
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Harvard Referencing at Falmouth University

The guide to Falmouth Harvard Referencing style, includes video tutorials.
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University of Exeter (Cornwall) Maths and Stats Tutorials

Maths online tutorials for undergraduate CSM students; Stats support for Undergraduate final-year Biosciences students, and MSc students.
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Return to Learning

Return to Learning is a series of online study skills sessions for Falmouth University and University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus) students.
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ASK Drop-ins and Webinars


Something isn’t working for me!

In Academic Skills, we know that at times processes or systems don’t work for all of us. If this is the case for you, please complete our ‘Something Isn’t Working Form’ to let us know. We will do our best to rectify the issue, but if we can’t we will give you feedback as to why we can’t change things. You should hear from the respective team(s) within 2 working days.