Study Skills

Harris Manchester students arrive with a range of study experiences - some are returning to studies after a break, and some moving directly on to a new and different stage in their academic journey,

Subject tutors and supervisors work closely with their students on developing study skills, but there is also a lot of information and ideas on the University's Study Skills pages.

Dr Eric Eve, Emeritus Fellow and a former Harris Manchester undergraduate has written a Guide for Perplexed Students, which mature undergraduates - perplexed or otherwise! - might find interesting.


The College and the University consider plagiarism to be a serious matter, and under the regulations for examinations, intentional or reckless plagiarism is a disciplinary offence. It is important therefore that you understand what constitutes plagiarism, and how to avoid it. The University has produced some webpages and an online course on this. Avoiding plagiarism is not simply a matter of regulations, however: it is a key element of academic integrity and good practice, and a 'study skill' in its own right.