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In preparation for your assessments, see all the academic support you have available at City.

Academic Support

In preparation for your assessments, see all the academic support you have available at City.

Academic Support

Who can I contact to discuss an academic issue with?

 There are several people who can support you with dealing with an academic issue, such as:

  • Your Personal Tutor
  • Your Course Officer
  • Advice Service (City Students’ Union)
  • Academic Skills team

 

  Advice Service (City Students’ Union) 

 

City Students’ Union is independent from the University and provides free, confidential and impartial academic advice.

Our experienced and non-judgemental team can advise City students on:

  • Academic Misconduct
  • Complaints (including industrial action or coronavirus related complaints
  • Extenuating Circumstances (including coronavirus related issues)
  • Fitness to Practice
  • Student Conduct & Disciplinary Matters
  • Supervision related issues
  • Covid-19 Assessment Update: City’s Mitigations explained

Our service continues to offer appointments and these should be booked via our Case Form on this page.

As Students' Union staff are home working, appointments will be provided via Microsoft Teams. You will be provided with joining instructions once you receiving your appointment booking email.

 

                    Academic Skills team                    

Study Guides

  • Tips for studying and learning online
  • Multisensory and active learning
  • Critical thinking and writing
  • Reading and research skills
  • Assignment types
  • Writing skills
  • Referencing and avoiding plagiarism
  • Time management
  • Revision and exam techniques
  • Proofreading guidance

Student Academic Skills and Wellbeing

  • Did you miss some of the Academic Skills webinars? All sessions from Term 1 & 2 are available here.
    • Managing your workload
    • Reading effectively
    • Writing a lab report or technical report
    • Referencing
    • Critical writing
    • How to give a presentation using Zoom
    • Dissertation skills for Law students
    • Dissertation skills for Health students
    • Dissertation skills for STEM students

1-1 Tutorial Support

  • The Academic Skills team also offer one-to-one 50-minute study skills tutorials and group tutorials (via Microsoft teams at present).
  • Students can request one-to-one support or work with others in small groups