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Useful Information and Learning Resources

First Port of Call for New UL Students

The Academic Registry website has information on orientation, timetables, exams, the academic calendar and more. 




These screencasts cover some of the basics required for learning science and engineering. These are especially useful for new first years.

They can found on the Science Learning Centre SULIS site


External Resources

Here are some useful links to help on writing lab reports, data analysis, and the use of MS Excel:

The following are links to resources from various website sites that will help with learning science.

The Royal Society of Chemistry has a vast range of resources for learning chemistry concepts. Have a browse at:

But a good place to start is with their fabulous interactive periodic table:

The Institute of Physics has lots of resources for learning physics. Try the following:

But we especially love their Marvin and Milo demo team:  

Another place to check out is the Khan Academy website. They provide all sorts of brief tutorials on a range of biology, chemistry, physics and engineering topics:

PHet Resources - lots of simulations for physics, chemistry and engineering concepts.