The Learning Zone


student in the learning zone in the library

Achieve your Potential - Find out how to improve your study skills in the Learning Zone

Visit the UHI induction info to find a range of online resources to support you to become an effective learner.


Support from Study Skills Tutors is available on key aspects such as:

Essential Study Skills

  • Organising workload.
  • Planning.
  • Note-taking.
  • Reading techniques.
  • Revising for exams.
  • Memory techniques.
  • Mind mapping.
  • Essay and report writing.
  • Referencing.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Learning styles.

Core Skills - Support is available to assist students with core skills modules such as:

  • Communications
  • Numeracy

Additional Support - Students with an additional support need can access the following:

  • Dyslexia screening
  • One-to-one support
  • DSA funded Study Skills

Learning Mentors

  • Learning Mentors provide in-class support in all curriculum areas as agreed with lecturers.

How to book an appointment

All appointments will be available online. To arrange an appointment contact the team at, indicating preferred days and times for an appointment.


The Learning Zone is offering FREE Prepare to Study Workshops online in November 2021. These online workshops will prepare you well and help you make the most of your chosen course.