The Centre for the Development of Academic Skills (CeDAS) aims to enable all taught students at Royal Holloway to achieve their full academic potential.
CeDAS: Academic Skills
Our team of dedicated Learning Developers provide free, friendly, and confidential support for all taught students.
We offer 1:1 tutorials, drop-ins and workshops. These activities, delivered both online and in-person, address key aspects of academic writing and communication, maths, stats, numeracy, and studying independently.
We also offer a range of self-study resources including advice on preparing for and takign exams.
To find out more, come and see us at the Academic Skills Hub or visit your CeDAS school homepage by clicking the relevant link below:
School of Business and Management
School of Engineering, Physical and Mathematical Sciences
for Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and the Information Security Group.
School of Humanities
for Classics, English, History and Languages, Literatures and Cultures
School of Law and Social Sciences
for Law and Criminology, Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, Economics and Social Work.
School of Life Sciences and the Environment
for Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Geography and Psychology
School of Performing and Digital Arts
for Drama, Theatre & Dance, Media Arts, and Music.
CeDAS: Taught Courses
CeDAS is the home for a number of Royal Holloway courses. See below for information about entrance requirements, start dates, and curriculum.
This course is offered to UK/EU students who want to study at Royal Holloway but haven’t quite got the grades needed, or the right combination of subjects, or are coming back to education after a long break. Find out more.
These courses are aimed at students holding a conditional offer who need to improve their academic English and study skills before they start their studies. Find out more.
These undergraduate credit modules are for visiting international students who want to develop a critical understanding of British culture and society in the post-war period. Find out more.
CeDAS: Study Abroad
Royal Holloway welcomes international students who would like to learn with us. We also help current students take up opportunities to study abroad. Find out more.
CeDAS: Proofreading Scheme
This fee-for-service scheme is for postgraduates who want to have the final draft of a dissertation or project proofed before submission. Work is carried out by private arrangement with professional proofreaders listed on the scheme’s register. Find out more.
For all general enquiries, please email CeDAS@royalholloway.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)1784 443368. We also have an office in Founders West, room 139.