Learning Advisers work across the University to provide students with help and support for academic work. They are a friendly bunch of people with expertise in university assessment expectations and academic culture.
A day in the life of a Learning Adviser includes…
- Talking to students by phone, email or online to answer their queries
- Providing useful resources and advice to students
- Teaching academic skills in different courses at the request of academics
- Referring students to other experts who may be able to help them.
Get in touch with a Learning Adviser as soon as you feel you are frustrated with an assignment or studies, or if you feel you are not progressing the way you hoped.
A Learning Adviser can help you:
- Understand your assignment task by breaking it down into smaller parts
- Create an essay or report plan, or concept map, to follow as you write
- Strategise ways to improve your exam revision, note-taking, developing your argument, critical thinking, paragraphing and oral presentations.
How do I contact a Learning Adviser?
Request a consultation with a Learning Adviser via the online form.
Be sure to send the Learning Adviser a copy of your assignment question, marking criteria and any writing you have completed.