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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, email feedback, and online guides on various academic skills topics.

Contact Us

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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, see workshop listings on Engage

One-to-One Support


Book an online or in-person appointment to get individual advice on academic writing and learning skills. Topics include, but are not limited to:

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


Email feedback

Book email feedback for advice on structure, clarity, and coherence via email.


If you are interested in an appointment type that is not available (online, in-person or email), book any appointment and contact the Learning Developer to change the appointment type (contact details in confirmation email).


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

Academic Skills Guides


 Our Academic Skills guides offer step-by-step guidance, activities and videos to help you succeed at your assessments!