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5 Support Services to Help You Develop Good Academic Practice

Do you know what good academic practice is? Do you know how to achieve it? Find out about 5 support services available at the University to help you develop good academic practice and ensure your work is the best it can be.

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Good academic practice is something that you will develop as part of your degree and it is fundamental to every piece of work you submit. The University has a range of support available to help you develop good academic practice and we will list some of these below.


Your Course Team:

Sessions on good academic practice will usually be integrated into your course as a lecture, seminar, workshop or upload on Aula. Make sure that you attend these and carry out any suggested work as it will help you throughout your degree.


The Library:

At Coventry University, each subject has a subject guide and each Faculty has a specialist subject librarian to help with any queries which you might have.

At Coventry University London, there is a range of self-study workshops to help develop good academic practice. There are also pages for subject specific resources.

At CU Coventry, CU Scarborough, CU London (Dagenham) and CU London (Greenwich), each subject has a subject guide. They list useful databases, journals and websites for researching for each subject as well as a range of other resources.  There are also recommended reading lists for each subject and tutorials on academic integrity.


Centre For Academic Writing:

The Centre for Academic Writing run academic writing development workshops, tutorials and offer 1-2-1 support. This support is specialised to either undergraduate or postgraduate students. Find the support and how to contact the Centre for Academic Writing for your relevant campus here:


The Languages Learning Centre:

The Centre offers a range of support. It has links for recommended language learning websites, language learning apps and downloadable language guides available for multiple languages, including English. Find the link to this here.


Your Students’ Union Advice Service:

We can support you with understanding Academic Integrity. Visit our webpage here.

We can also support you if you find yourself accused of academic misconduct. Contact us by completing an Enquiry Form and attach a copy of your Invite Letter and Turnitin Report. You will receive a response within 5 working days. You can also find our webpage on Academic Misconduct in the meantime.


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