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Academic Engagement and Learning Development Team: Learning Developers

Who we are and what we do

Learning Development Team

During term time we run a programme of academic skills workshops for students. We offer several workshops per week, at different times of the day. All workshops can be found and booked through Engage

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Academic Skills Guides

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Book An Appointment

Book a 30 minute online appointment to get individual advice on academic writing and learning skills with a Learning Adviser to discuss any aspect of studying and assignment writing. The appointment takes place via Blackboard Collaborate. Topics include, but are not limited to:

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

You can send your coursework and get feedback on it at the appointment. Please see the instructions on the booking system.

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

Please note the Learning Advisers do not provide subject-specific advice and do not proof-read

Academic Skills Workshops

Come along to the Academic Skills sessions to become a more effective learner and develop skills for your future.  

We provide workshops on a range of academic skills including:

  • researching
  • referencing
  • essay writing
  • report writing
  • reflective writing
  • dissertations
  • literature reviews
  • critical thinking
  • academic language
  • time management
  • presentations

We encourage participation at these workshops and welcome your questions.

 Book via Engage