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Mentoring Service

The Academic Skills Service 

Peer mentors provide free support virtually, via email or face-to-face during term time. They offer support to students on academic writing and study skills, and can help you with:

  • gaining confidence as a writer and developing your skill set 
  • learning how to navigate technology and Uni systems
  • support on critical reading and note-taking skills  
  • support on essay planning, structure, reflective and critical writing, literature reviews and dissertations  
  • support with referencing and proofreading techniques  
  • support with presentation and time management skills 
  • support on revision and exam techniques
  • understanding feedback from your tutors 
  • access to free online resources   
  • access to free online one-to-one appointments and online feedback for essays
  • bookable workshops outside of class time and online webinars

The peer mentors cannot:

  • proofread your assignments or dissertations
  • advise on content or subject related issues
  • make corrections or changes to an assignment
  • correct or teach grammar
  • mark or evaluate pieces of work

To find out more about our service take a look at our FAQs and our short video.