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One-to-one in-person tutorials
During Semester 1 of academic year 2020/21, we are temporarily offering in-person one-to-one writing tutorials in room 3.14 of the Virgil Building (not the Skills Zone).
Tutorials are 30 minutes long and are available at different times on Thursdays from week 1, so you can fit your session around your timetable. During the tutorial, you'll be able to ask the tutor any specific questions you may have about your writing.
You can book these tutorials (up to three per year) on MySkills.
One-to-one online writing tutorials
In addition, 50-minute online writing tutorials are available from week 4 - please also book these on MySkills (up to three per year).
Online tutorials will be delivered on Microsoft Teams. Tutors will contact you through Teams at the time of your meeting. Make sure you have Microsoft Teams ready on your computer before your appointment. If you miss your time slot, you will lose it.
You can access a range of useful online resources on MySkills to help you develop your academic skills:
- Getting ready for academic study
- Successful reflective writing
- Analysis of essay titles
- Essential essay writing
- Note-taking skills
- Reading and note-making
- Referencing and plagiarism
- Critical thinking
Academic Skills blog
The academic skills blog provides lots of tips and guidance to help you get the most out of your studies.