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Top tips and topic timeline​ for personal tutors

Senior Tutors developed these resources as a guide to check-in points between personal tutors and tutees, suggest helpful topics, and provide top tips.

Personal tutoring topic timeline

This slide deck shows check-in points between tutors and undergraduate tutees and suggests topics that would be helpful to address at these times. You could amend the suggested timeline for postgraduate taught tutees.

Please also refer to guidance from your department’s Senior Tutor.​


  • Overview of check-in points required by the University (QA33)​
  • Year 1, Semesters 1 and 2​
  • Year 2, Semesters 1 and 2​
  • Years 3/4, Semesters 1 and 2​
  • Years 4/5, Semesters 1 and 2

5 tips for personal tutoring in a blended environment

Senior Tutors have put together these top tips for providing personal tutoring. This guide also includes an example email footer and text for out of office messages when you are away from work.

Return to main personal tutoring guidance.

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