Vital skills for making the most of your time at university

Program Courses Core activities Additional activities Released Status
Avoiding Plagiarism

This introductory course takes students in all faculties through all the basics of what plagiarism is, and how it can best be avoided.

Please note that this course is designed for UK higher education institutions: a US version of this course is not currently available. If you would be interested in a US version of this course, please contact us

1 1.0 hours n/a Feb 2007 Published
Student Success

Student Success is designed to help all new undergraduates, including part-time and mature students, understand, see the value in, and make the most of their college education by reflecting on key issues such as study skills, academic literacy and financial literacy.


This programme will help colleges bolster student retention, performance and eventual employability and is flexible enough to be used in everything from pre-matriculation orientation to part of a term/year-long first year experience program.


5 6.0 hours 17.0 hours Jul 2015 Collaborate
English for Academic Studies

The English for Academic Studies program will comprise the online materials, instructor training modules and implementation support required to move to / enhance an online or blended approach to delivering training in academic English.

Working with leading experts and the Epigeum editorial team, the members of this collaboration will determine a common syllabus, identify best practices and then guide the development process. The outputs from this collaboration will be a collection of the highest quality online materials together with supplementary training resources and implementation guides required to successfully deliver these materials.

Joining this international collaboration will empower you to deliver truly world-class blended or online training programs in academic English to your students.

6 20.0 hours 80.0 hours Collaborate