Help & Advice

Providing independent, confidential, and impartial advice to all University of Worcester students

The University has lots to offer students in terms of academic support and advice from help to improve your writing style from the Writers in Residence to workshops on presentation skills and guides on referencing

Academic Liaison Librarians
Language Centre - Academic English 1-2-1
Study Skills
Workshops
Referencing & Plagiarism Support
Writer in Residence
Library Services on Facebook
Programme Advisers
Personal Academic Tutor
Course Reps

Academic Liaison Librarians

The Academic Liaison Librarians are assigned to the following academic areas:

  • Psychology, Sport and Exercise Science, Worcester Business School
  • Art, Education, Humanities and Law
  • Allied Health and Community, Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Science, Science and the Environment

To contact an Academic Liaison Librarian email askalibrarian@worc.ac.uk
More information on the role of an Academic Liaison Librarian and booking appointments

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Language Centre - Academic English 1-2-1 support

Help improving your academic English

If you want advice on how to improve your use of academic English in your essay or presentation, the Language Centre offers daily 20-minute sessions that are open to all registered students, whether English is your first language or not.

Time: 13:00-16:00 every weekday during the University teaching semester only
Location: Jenny Lind, workstations opposite room JLG018.
Book here

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Study Skills 

Effective study skills are a vital element in achieving academic success on your course. During your time at University, you will be judged on your performance in coursework and exams, and you will need to develop successful study, revision and exam techniques in order to do well.
The Study Skills webpages offer advice sheets developed in order to help students to plan and carry out your coursework and assessments, making the most of the time available and helping them to achieve their potential. 

For more information visit www.worc.ac.uk/studyskills

Workshops

The University run a programme of workshops, which are free sessions, open to students on a self-referral basis. You can attend as many sessions as you decide that you need.

Book online at www.worc.ac.uk/workshops

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Referencing & Plagiarism Support

If you have been accused of plagiarism or cheating please read our page on Academic Misconduct & Plagiarism.

The University publishes lots of information to support you in understanding how to reference:

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Writer in Residence

RLF Academic Writers in Residence advise students on a confidential, one-to-one basis and can comment on work or work in progress in a tutorial. The advice can cover such areas as expression, style, accuracy, planning, structure and relevance.

Make an appointment and find out more 

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Library Services on Facebook

Library Services are an excellent source of advice and information for up to date news follow them on Facebook or visit www.worc.ac.uk/library

 

 

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Programme Advisers

The purpose of the Programme Advisory Service is to assist students in the planning and registration of their programmes of study.

  • plan selections of modules
  • explore the implications of changing your course or pathway
  • discuss a possible course transfer
  • deal with matters arising from decisions of the Examination Boards

make an appointment online

Personal Academic Tutor (PAT)

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

  • Support your academic development
  • Act as a first point of call if you are experiencing difficulties arising whilst at University
  • Provide your official University reference

Find out who you PAT is on your SOLE page

Course Reps

A Course Rep is a student who represents their course mates' academic views and concerns.
Find out more here