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The aim of the article is to indicate the role of academic skills in the prevention of student failure. This role has been shown in the context of strengthening the individual competence resources of students, and as an element of the prevention system implemented at the university level whose aim is to reduce the percentage of drop outs and the sifting of students. Possibilities of using academic skills to prevent educational failures have been discussed in relation to the assumptions of the three levels of preventive interventions. The presented proposal for the operationalisation of the academic skills category was discussed in the context of the possibility of their implementation to methodical and advisory offers addressed to students.