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Academic Engagement and Learning Development Team: Learning Developers

Who we are and what we do

Learning Development Team

We are keen to help you improve your academic skills, succeed in your assessments, and hone transferable skills for life. We run several academic skills workshops per week (during term time), provide appointments and email feedback, and develop online guides. 

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Academic Skills Workshops

During term time, our professional team delivers friendly and interactive workshops to help you improve academic skills, including:

  • research
  • referencing
  • time management
  • critical thinking
  • essay writing
  • report writing
  • reflective writing
  • literature reviews
  • dissertations
  • presentations
  • exam preparation

For more information and to book your place check on Engage

One-to-One Support


Book an online or in-person appointment to get individual advice on academic writing and learning skills to discuss with us any aspect of studying and assignment writing. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • structuring and clarifying your written ideas and arguments
  • time management and effective study techniques
  • delivering effective presentations
  • undertaking literature reviews and dissertations

Email feedback

Book email feedback to get support in your coursework on structure, language, flow, coherence, and/or argument via email.

Please note we do not provide subject-specific advice and do not proof-read.

NEW: Studiosity

Written feedback or instant chat available 24/7 provided by Studiosity, an external online learning advice service. Access it through Blackboard, under Books and Tools

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Academic Skills Guides

Our online guides provide step-by-step guidance, activities and videos to help you succeed at your assessments.