Centre for the Development of Academic Skills (CeDAS) Enabling you to achieve your full academic potential CeDAS is moving to Founder's West. For all enquiries about our Academic Skills Programme, please go to our new Helpdesk in Founders West 141. You will find directions here. The Centre for the Development of Academic Skills offers free lectures, workshops, drop-ins and 1:1 tutorials on a range of key academic skills. You can also enrich your learning at your own pace through our pick of online resources as well as build skills employers value through our Study Abroad opportunities.