If you have had time out of education and are returning to learning, you may like some support with this. Middlesex University run a variety of Academic Writing and Language (AWL) Workshops from October to March. These are extremely helpful to improve your confidence in essay writing, dissertation work, giving presentations and participating in academic discussions.
Some examples of workshops offered include:
How to Get a 1st
Integrating Sources Into Your Writing
Understanding Referencing & Avoiding Plagiarism
Writing a Literature Review
You can click here to find out more & register for workshops!