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Computing Science: Help with writing & maths

Key Library resources for Computing Science

Writing help

The Writing Development Centre, based on Level 2 in the Philip Robinson Library, offers expert help and advice on a wide range of academic skills, such as note taking, planning and structuring writing, academic writing styles, exams and revision, critical thinking and critiquing and much more. There are lots of online resources to help you and a blog to keep you up to date with new events, ideas and activities. If you need specific advice, you can book an individual tutorial.

Maths help

Maths-Aid is a drop-in centre based on L2 in the Philip Robinson Library, providing a free and confidential service to all students of Newcastle University. They provide professional assistance and advice on all aspect of mathematics and statistics including:

  • preparation for exams
  • developing problem solving and numerical skills
  • advice on correcting mistakes and overcoming problems in everyday academic work
  • help in understanding lecture notes
  • advice on graduate numerical skills tests