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On Track

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Our peer-led On Track programme is here to help you develop your academic and research skills; run by peers, for peers, On Track helps you get the help you need from others who've been there too. Current On Track events and resources include Write Here, Write Now study time, and our Introduction to Academic Writing Moodle course.

If you'd like to find our more, or contribute to the programme, please get in touch at lib-community at warwick dot ac dot uk.

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Write Here, Write Now

Write Here, Write Now is a focused study time session, where you can use the Pomodoro technique to guide your studies.

The session is designed to help students focus and be held accountable for their work.

Free refreshments will also be provided throughout the session.

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Introduction to Academic Writing

Find resources and exercises to help you improve your academic writing with the Library's self-paced Introduction to Academic Writing Moodle course. This is just one of a range of online courses available from the Library, including Introduction to Referencing, Avoiding Plagiarism, and more.

Other Support

Other Resources

On Track Workshops

The On Track programme also includes occasional workshops, with sessions by both staff and students. We've frequently collaborated with IT Services, who offer a wide range of short courses, and you can learn about research and study skills topics using the library's Online Courses. There's lots of useful information for finalists on the Careers webpage, and our Academic Support LibrariansLink opens in a new windo can help with literature searching and referencing advice.

You can watch some of our previous On Track workshops below.

Kartini Makmur - Turbocharge Your Memory

Anastasia Stavridou - Getting a Job in Academia


The Library runs occasional networking events for students at all levels of study.

Please check back soon for sessions taking place during 2023-24, or follow @WarwickLibrary on Instagram or Twitter for all our upcoming activities.

Networking Resources

Get ahead of the game and check out some top tips form Warwick Business School's David Felstead's workshop on 'Networking the Correct Way', or download a summary of this advice.

You can also download these short handouts on Networking Tips, Body Language, and Following Up with contacts.

Advice from Current Postgraduates: Postgraduate Life

Student recommendations on settling in and arriving in a new country, finding academic and personal support, and how to make the most of your time and studies at Warwick.

Sources of Support for International Students

Professional Skills

Check these short video guides for advice on further essential professional skills for postgraduates:

A summary of this advice, and video transcripts, are also available.

Want to Organise a Conference?

The Wolfson Research Exchange is a great place to host your conference or research event.

The space provides flexible and hybrid capacity for meetings of 3 to 90 attendees, and is bookable by all staff and research students. Library staff will support the set-up and technology available in this space, allowing you to focus on what's important. Find out more and book at the Research Exchange.

Read reflections from Sophia Wright (Statistics) and students from PAIS, who've hosted their own events in the Research Exchange.


Explore our 30 BITEWISe video guides, designed to help anyone engaged in research make the most of the resources available from the Library and beyond.

Resources include:

  • Routes to Open Access
  • Disseminating your Monograph
  • Writing a Proposal
  • What is Scholarly Communication?
  • Copyright Essentials
  • Evaluating Journals to Publish in
  • Introduction to Bibliometrics