The student will be supported to apply the skills-set acquired, which will include writing skills; oral presentation skills; Creating a portfolio, Preparing for PowerPoint presentations, Profiling different learning styles e.g. mind mapping, reflective logs; Learning to read academically i.e. scanning/skimming. The student will learn academic reading; note-taking; effective use of lectures and tutorials; basic research skills; using sources of information. Students will learn about the conventions for writing academic assignments: argumentation, planning an essay, referencing as well as reflecting on the learning experience. Personal development will include career decision-making and preparation; the Job Search Process; Identifying and securing employment opportunities, CV Preparation including online job-hunting, Interview Preparation & Interview Techniques, Guidelines on CV applications & Cover Letters, Introduction to Interview skills. Managing finances, financial planning and budgeting.