This section introduced some of the generic skills that most students will need to develop during their degree at Cambridge. You may pick them up during the first few weeks or it may take you years to perfect them. However, if you feel that there are any skills that you might require extra help with in the first term, remember that your Tutor, Director of Studies, Librarians and peers will be happy to help, so get in touch with them when you have settled in to ask how you can improve.
The key skills we introduced in this section were:
We hope that you found the information in this section useful and will return here during the course of your studies to remind yourself about some of the skills you will develop as a student in Cambridge.
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