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Transition Skills

When you become a university student, you join an academic institution characterised by intellectual curiosity. Here, you will have the opportunity to explore and engage with your chosen subject(s). 

Studying at university requires a transition to a more independent approach to learning.This online course is designed to help you understand this transition and enable you to develop these skills which you can already begin to use at school. If you are currently enrolled as a student at Queen’s, please explore your dedicated Transition Skills for University Canvas resources here

There are 4 modules each taking between 15 minutes to an hour to complete. On successfully answering the questions in the modules, you will receive a certificate of completion. Your school’s librarian or teacher will be able to assist if you encounter difficulty with any of the modules. 

Choose Your Option
3 students relaxing and drinking coffee
Module A
What is expected of me
Module A Academic Expectations
laptop group
Module B
Types of information I need
Module B Understanding Information Sources
front of McClay library viewed through trees
Module C
Finding what I need
Module C Searching
Lanyon with cool sky
Module D
Quoting and acknowledging my sources
Module D Plagiarism and Referencing
Person writing in a book with a yellow and black pencil
The meaning of key terms
Computer area in the Graduate school
Quiz Revision
Quiz Review

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