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Study Skills

Welcome to your Study Skills site.

The Study Skills Officers are available in person or online, offering one to one academic study support, Monday to Friday every week.


The Study Skills Officers, Cherie Cartwright and Helen Digman, provide in-person and online help and support with all aspects of study skills, such as:

  • Planning and structuring assignments
  • Literature Reviews
  • Developing academic writing
  • Critical Analysis
  • Referencing
  • Academic Language
  • Help with English Language

Study skills are an important element in achieving success on your course.

During your time at Barnsley College you will need to develop successful study, revision and exam techniques in order to achieve.

This site is intended to provide study skills resources to support independent learning. Study skills resources are available by accessing the Study Skills drop down menu on the left of this page. Click the + symbol next to Study Skills to reveal the menu. For quick access to a selection of useful help sheets, click on our Essay Writing Hub.

For a short introduction to who we are and what we do, please watch the video below (You may need headphones or speakers).

For in-person or online support email studyskills@barnsley.ac.uk

or Helen Digman and Cherie Cartwright

h.digman@barnsley.ac.uk and c.cartwright@barnsley.ac.uk

Phone: 01226 216 884

You can also find us on Microsoft Teams by searching for Study Skills and entering the access code:


We hope you enjoy your time studying with Barnsley College and we look forward to meeting you!


Opening Times

Monday Staffed 8.30am to 5pm; Self-service 5pm to 8.45pm
Tuesday Staffed 8.30am to 5pm; Self-service 5pm to 8.45pm
Wednesday Staffed 8.30am to 5pm; Self-service 5pm to 8.45pm
Thursday Staffed 8.30am to 5pm; Self-service 5pm to 8.45pm
Friday Staffed 8.30am to 4.30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Find Us

Barnsley College, Church Street,
S70 2YW

Contact Us

helibrary@barnsley.ac.uk The Library desk 01226 216 334
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