Library & Student Services

Exams and assignment support from Library and Student Services

Anxious about your exam or assignment? That's normal.

Exams and assessments can be really a stressful time. Library and Student Services can offer help with academic skills, wellbeing, student advice, 24/7 library and student IT advice, your online submission, and so much more.

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Academic Skills

Our Skills for Learning website is full of useful resources, including information on Revision and Exams and Independent Learning & Time Management.

It also has pages that can help from the start of the assignment process to getting ready to hand in. These include Essay Writing, Finding Information and Reading to Editing & Proofreading and Referencing.

If your course requires you to complete a different type of assignment, maybe a poster, a reflective journal or a vlog or blog our alternative assessments explained blog post is full of useful information and links to help you with these. Or if you’re starting to think about your dissertation, there are webpages on Literature Reviews and Dissertations.

The Skills for Learning team also run free Workshops and produce Podcasts covering lots of topics that can help you with your assignments and preparing for your assessments.

Your subject guides can also be a really useful resource, highlighting key resources for your subject and providing the details and links for your Academic Librarian Team, who offer one to one appointments to help you.

Wellbeing and Support

Student Wellbeing offer advice and support on lots of issues, as well as signposting other helpful support services and resources. The service is open Monday to Friday, with appointments available between 09:00 and 17:00. 

They host free workshops and sessions on a variety of topics including managing worry, sleeping well, and motivation. During April they are running a programme of online workshops focusing on understanding and managing perfectionism, tackling procrastination and managing stress whilst preparing for assignments and exams. They also run a weekly on campus peer talk support group. There is more information on all of these sessions towards the bottom of the Student Wellbeing page and in MyHub.

Doing regular physical activity helps you feel good about yourself, improve your fitness and wellbeing, and meet new people and form lasting friendships.

There are lots of things you can do to give your physical wellbeing a boost from sport or active recreational activities to simply everyday activities such as walking to university.


The Sport and Active Lifestyles website has more information about how to get involved from a weekly swim or fitness class, playing sport for fun or even representing our university.


Disability Advice provide support, information and guidance to disabled students so you can access your studies and university life. Register Online and the team will contact you to discuss your support needs and how the team can implement adjustments required. The Library also has a dedicated web page and one-to-one support to help you use the Library and find information, including obtaining material in alternative formats. There are drop-ins via the Student Services Centres 12:30 - 13:30 Monday-Tuesday at City and Wednesday-Thursday at Headingley until the end of March.


If you need support but don't know where to go Student Advice are here to help. Whatever the question, the team will either have the answer or can help put you in touch with someone who does.



24/7 Library and Student IT Support

Library and Student IT Advice is your first point of contact for research and referencing skills, borrowing, passwords, MyBeckett, email, Wi-Fi, Turnitin, online meeting tools, Office 365 and much more. 


You can check their IT Support web pages and frequently asked questions or you can contact them 24/7 via phone and chat and email during the day. 

They are also on hand in both campus Libraries to help you set up your devices to study on campus or at home.

Online Submissions

Our submitting your assignment online blog has lots of useful information on how the Library can help you through this process.

We also have helpful videos on the Library & Student Services YouTube channel that show you through the whole  process from submission to feedback.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or if you need support and you're bot sure where to look, please contact us.

The Library

  • Tel 24/7 : 0113 812 1000
  • Chat 24/7
  • Email:
  • Visit the Library Advice desks located on the ground floor of both The Sheila Silver and Headingley Libraries. (Library staff are available 09:00-19:00 Monday- Friday and 11:00-17:00 Saturday and Sunday).

Student Services

Monday: 09:00 - 17:00, Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00, Wednesday 09:00-17:00, Thursday: 09:00-17:00, Friday: 09:00 - 16:00

  • Tel: 0113 812 3000
  • Email:
  • Visit the Student Services Centres loacted on the Ground Floor, Leslie Silver Buidling, Ciity Campus and Ground Floor, Priestley Buidling, Headngley Campus

You can also keep in touch with Library and Student Services via social media.

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