Studies

If there’s one thing that changes everything, it’s confidence. There’s three things our services can help you with: work with greater clarity, elevate your study skills and achieve the best grade you can. Gaining confidence comes from the practice you put in, and there’s no better way to practice than alongside experts.

Success Coaches

As a student you can receive coaching from a Student Success Coach. They aim to to provide you with the tools and support you need to achieve your education goals and make the most of what university life offers.

Academic Tutors

Your Academic Tutors are your go-to experts about everything to do with your course. They know how every single assignment is assessed and are here to help you achieve your potential. They might be your first professional contact in your network too; Academic Tutors know all about industry and can help you find internships* and recommend optional modules that match your interests.

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The Student Engagement Centre (SEC)

SEC know the university better than anyone and have answered virtually every kind of question you could ask. If you’re a student with us, you’ve probably already spoken to one of the team; we call every new student to check they’ve got everything they need to get off to a great start.

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Centre for Academic Writing (CAW)

“How do I start this piece of work?” is a difficult question, so we designed CAW to help you answer it. Our academic writing specialists know the best analytic structures to use and can help you break down assignment briefs so you know exactly what you’re doing.

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Sigma (Maths and stats support)

Sigma are your handy cheat sheet where module equations and math theorems are kept, accessible online or during our weekly workshops. We offer drop in help with no appointment needed, or you can join our group workshops to pick and choose areas you’d like to understand better.

LinkedIn learning

Want to gain a qualification in a day? With your free LinkedIn Learning account, you can gain a certification on 13,000 professional courses. From project management, to public speaking, these additional qualifications help build your professional portfolio.

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Disability

We’re experienced in supporting students with a range of disabilities, long-term medical conditions and specific learning differences. If you disclose your disability or condition to us, we can consider what support may be available to you, for example, individual exam arrangements, assistive technology and/or 1:1 study skills tuition.

I’ve had a great experience with an amazing Success Coach. I’ve only started university in September and I feel like I am very confident academically, by learning new skills and successfully completing university assignments. Nathan has helped me so much and I am so pleased for getting to know him. He’s one of the best Success Coaches I have ever met.

Elisabeta Mustata, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Foundation Year quoted in 2021
  • Disclaimer

    *Please note that we are unable to guarantee any UK or International opportunities (whether required or optional) such as internships, work experience, field trips, conferences, placements or study abroad opportunities and that all such opportunities may be subject to additional costs (which could include, but is not limited to, equipment, materials, bench fees, studio or facilities hire, travel, accommodation and visas), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the visa requirements, please contact the International Office.

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