Whether you love it or hate it, group work is an unavoidable part of the university experience. While it can be challenging at the best of times, when you have to work in an online forum for whatever reason it throws a real spanner into the works. Thankfully, group work can be done online successfully provided you adhere to some important ground rules. The university’s Academic Support team advises that the three keys to online learning success are to manage your time, be proactive, and set up a support network. The following tips will help you smash out your group assignments in our new ‘normal’ online environment.