Help with writing 

Improve your use of academic English in your written assessments and presentations by booking an appointment with one of the Centre for Academic English and Skills tutors. They can help you to:

  • understand how to approach a task and write critically
  • boost your grades by getting advice on your draft assignments 
  • improve your use of academic vocabulary, grammar and style
  • write effectively for different assessment types e.g. essays, reports, reflective writing
  • understand your grammatical and punctuation errors so that you don’t make them again
  • restructure your sentences and paragraphs to make them more effective
  • check that you are referencing correctly

Alternatively, book an appointment with one of the University’s Writers in Residence who can help you with all aspects of academic writing.  

Help with finding information and referencing 

Book on to an online discovery sessions to learn how to search, evaluate, select and reference information for your assignments. Library Services also run discovery sessions on Zotero, PRISMA and systematic reviews. 

For quick queries, use contact the askalibrarian email or live chat.  

For more in depth help book a 1-1 appointment with your Academic Liaison Librarian.

Help with IT 

Contact IT via phone, online helpdesk, or live chat. 

The TEL team can help with issues around any of the University’s online learning tools. 

Help with additional needs 

Contact the Disability and Dyslexia Service if you have specific support needs. 

Help with mental wellbeing 

‘Fancy a Cuppa?’ events or Study Happy events and resources can help if you’re feeling stressed. 

The University also has loads of resources and support for your wellbeing and mental health

Help with jobs and careers 

Discover everything you need to know about CVs, interviews, part-time work and careers in one easy place with the Careers Service Quick Guides