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> Team Academic Skills!

The Academic Skills team are based in the Library, they offer one to one or group support with things like time management and procrastination, essay writing, dissertations, creative writing, referencing, confidence and presentation skills.

The team also offer help for students with Dyslexia and can work with other academic staff members to ensure you are fully supported and have confidence in your writing.

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Meet the Staff

The faces behind the names

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Rachel Gippetti
HE Learning Development Manager

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Tom Richardson
Learning Development Advisor

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Karen Welton
HE Learning Development Advisor

How the Academic Skills team adapted to COVID-19

Karen ran a session titled "Digital tools to make your life and learning easier" and delivered it during one of our Enrichment Weeks. The first one to be delivered digitally and it went down a storm.

Check it out.

Tom ran a session titled "Procrastination and Motivation" and delivered it during one of our Enrichment Weeks.

Check it out here