Face to Face Support

Face to Face Support

Our experienced Academic Skills Advisors can help you to develop your academic skills and strategies throughout your time at University.  1-2-1 support is available on a wide range of topics including academic reading, writing and referencing, finding information and preparing your assignment for submission.

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1-2-1 Appointments

If you would like to book a virtual academic skills appointment you can do so via the links below:

If you can’t find a suitable date / time then please get in touch.

You can self-book 1 appointment per month. This limit allows us to distribute the support we offer fairly across the student population.

It may be helpful to bring along one or more of the following to your appointment:

  • an example of some work you have been set
  • an outline of the assessment criteria
  • a timetable of submission dates
  • any work you have already written
  • feedback you have received from your tutor

We can:

  • provide advice and guidance in relation to planning, finding academic sources, writing and referencing at University
  • signpost you to online guides and further resources to support you after the appointment
  • signpost you to other support services across the University

We can’t:

  • advise you on the content of your work as we are not subject specialists
  • offer a proofreading service, re-write parts of your assignment for you, or offer a quick fix for an imminent deadline

Student Advisors

Our team of Student Advisors provide help, support and guidance to other students on a peer to peer basis. The team are all current third year or Masters students and between them they bring a great variety of subject knowledge from their individual disciplines together with a wealth of experience from studying at Edge Hill.

They can help you get the most out of your Library and help you to develop a range of introductory academic skills and can support with:

  • Searching the Library Catalogue for books and eBooks
  • Using Discover More to find online journal articles and other online resources
  • Navigating Learning Edge/Blackboard and your subject specific ‘My Library’ Tab
  • Harvard referencing
  • Accessing UniSkills academic support material

Keep up-to-date with our Student Advisors by following Library and Learning Services on FacebookTwitterInstagram and on our blog.

Manchester St James

We offer a wide range of academic skills support for students studying at Manchester St James.

It may be helpful to bring along one or more of the following to your appointment:

  • an example of some work you have been set
  • an outline of the assessment criteria
  • a timetable of submission dates
  • any work you have already written
  • feedback you have received from your tutor

We can:

  • provide advice and guidance in relation to planning, finding academic sources, writing and referencing at University
  • signpost you to online guides and further resources to support you after the appointment
  • signpost you to other support services across the University

We can’t:

  • advise you on the content of your work as we are not subject specialists
  • offer a proofreading service, re-write parts of your assignment for you, or offer a quick fix for an imminent deadline

Further Help & Support