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One-to-one advice

If you have questions about developing your study practices, the first place to look is in our guides and videos. However, if you don't find the answers you need here, or you feel the guidance would make more sense in the context of your own work, then you may find it helpful to have an individual academically-focused session with one of our friendly professional advisers.

These 30 minute sessions are 'tailor-made' to your individual needs and completely private - we will not pass on any information or share anything said with your tutors or other support services unless you give us permission to do so.

Our individual advice sessions are informal one-off meetings that are tailored to your needs. We aim to help you develop your own study skills to study more effectively and achieve academic success. So we will not correct work for you, but will help you understand what you need to know to correct it yourself in the future. Everyone works differently, so we may make a number of suggestions - it will be up to you to try them out and see what works best for you.

Booking an advice session

Sessions may be booked in advance by completing this form: Request a one-to-one meeting

The service is open Monday to Thursday, 13:00-14:00 and 16:00-17:00.

Attending a session

Please book in at the LRC Help Desk, 5 minutes before your confirmed session. If you are coming to discuss a specific assignment, whether current or marked, it will be helpful if you can bring a paper copy with you. Sessions last approximately 30 mins. Do let us know as soon as possible (by phone or email) if you cannot attend a booked session as we may be able to offer the time to another student.

Things we don't do

  • We cannot give subject-specific advice. For this, it is best to consult your course tutors.
  • We do not proof-read work, or arrange regular weekly sessions.