Personal Academic Tutoring


Your Personal Academic Tutor will support you throughout your course in many different ways.



As a new undergraduate student, you are provided with an appointed Personal Academic Tutor. This is usually one of the people teaching on your course 而且 who will remain with you throughout your undergraduate studies.

这个系统为你提供了连续性. You’ll get to know one member of academic staff who will be your key regular point of contact with the University.

大多数学生, 无论年龄大小, find that they need some academic assistance 而且 guidance at some point during their studies.

You will be assigned a Personal Academic Tutor at the beginning of your course 而且 meet within the first couple of weeks, usually as part of induction. You can expect a minimum of four scheduled meetings during your first year, either as a tutorial group or on an individual basis.



The three key roles of your Personal Academic Tutor are to: 

  • 支持你的学术发展 

  • Act as a first point of call if you are experiencing difficulties arising whist at University 

  • 提供你的官方大学推荐信


  • Become a member of the University community 而且 make the transition into higher education 

  • Underst而且 your course's approach to learning, skills development 而且 assessment 

  • Reflect on your progress, identify your learning needs 而且 develop useful study strategies 

  • Get the most out of the different learning resources 而且 learning support available 

  • Plan 而且 record your academic, professional 而且 career development 

  • Access additional support 而且 advice, if you need to


Student expectations

As a student, it's important to get the most of the personal academic tutoring scheme.


  • Attend scheduled personal academic tutoring sessions 

  • Prepare for personal academic tutoring sessions as guided by your tutor 

  • Take responsibility for your learning through reflecting on your progress

  • Respond to advice 而且 guidance from your Personal Academic Tutor 

  • Take the initiative in contacting your Personal Academic Tutor in relation to problems or if in need of advice outside the normal schedule of meetings 

  • Keep a record of learning from meetings with your Personal Academic Tutor 

  • Ensure your personal details on the SOLE page are current 而且 correct. 


Your Personal Academic Tutor will write your University reference, so it is also useful to discuss your career intentions, ambitions 而且 work experience with him/her throughout your studies. Many employability skills are developed through extra-curricular activity while at University 而且 it is also helpful to discuss this with your Personal Academic Tutor. The better informed you keep your Personal Academic Tutor of your development, the more able your tutor will be to provide you with an effective reference. 


Academic Tutoring Scheme