Faculty study support

Faculty-specific extra study support tailored for your subject.

All faculties

Technical support

Online study skills

You can browse the study skills web pages to find advice and support to help you develop your university-level academic skills.

Arts, Creative Industries and Education (ACE)

The study support team in the Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education can help with writing skills, one-to-one support, language and dyslexia support.

ACE support by department

Arts and Cultural Industries (Frenchay)

Writing skills with Laura Beatty

The Royal Literary Fund is sponsoring Laura Beatty as a Writing Fellow for students from the Department of Arts and Cultural Industries.

In one-to-one consultations Laura can:

  • make your writing clearer, sharper and stronger
  • suggest ways to improve the structure of your writing
  • answer questions on style and use of language
  • resolve any concerns you may have with your writing. 

Laura is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in 2S411 on Frenchay Campus and appointments are flexible to your needs. 

To book an appointment, email Laura at Laura.Beatty@uwe.ac.uk.

Public speaking and presentation skills workshops

Workshops covering presentation structure, body-language, projection, and dealing with nerves.

Workshop dates to be confirmed.

Creative Industries (City Campus)

One-to-one support for international/EU students

In one-to-one appointments, City Campus study support staff can:

  • make your writing clearer, sharper and stronger
  • suggest ways to improve the structure and arguments of your essays and dissertations
  • answer questions on style and use of language
  • listen to any concerns you have about your writing
  • improve your editing and proofreading skills 
  • advise on research methodologies
  • enhance your communication and presentation skills
  • answer referencing queries.

Appointments are available at Room 1F5, City Campus at Bower Ashton. Come along for a chat, sign-up for a one-to-one tutorial or email the Academic Learning Development (ALD) team at academicsupport.city@uwe.ac.uk.

Related specialist support

Education and Childhood (Frenchay)

Study skills support

Ann Cowling offers one-to-one sessions for students in the Department ofEducation and Childhood in the following areas:

  • planning and structuring assignments
  • editing and proofreading
  • academic writing
  • referencing
  • grammar, punctuation and spelling.

To book an appointment email Ann at ann.cowling@uwe.ac.uk.

Ann is based in 3S302, S Block, Frenchay Campus.

Business and Law (FBL)

The Academic Success Centre in the Faculty of Business and Law provides one-to-one support and workshops covering a range of topics to help you develop your academic skills.

Academic Success Centre

Environment and Technology (FET)

Specialist support in the Faculty of Environment and Technology (FET) to help you develop your academic skills.

FET support by area

Mathematics and statistics support

If you need help with a particular mathematical or statistical problem please consult the mathematics and statistics information. It includes information on the one-to-one espressoMaths drop-in service that runs at Frenchay during term time.

Programming support

If you need help with a programming problem please consult the IT study skills information. It includes information on the one-to-one espressoProgramming drop-in service that runs at Frenchay during term time.

Health and Applied Sciences (HAS)

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences provides one-to-one and online study skills support.

Support offered by HAS

Department of Health and Social Sciences

One-to-one sessions led by Emylia Hall and Neil Rollinson

In one-to-one sessions, Emylia and Neil can:

  • talk to you about the way you structure your arguments
  • suggest how you can write clearer and more compelling prose
  • help you present your written work better
  • resolve any concerns you may have with your writing.

You can discuss work you're doing for current assignments and get feedback on assignments you have completed.

Although help can be provided in checking assignments and advising how to overcome problems, this does not constitute a proofreading service. View further guidance on checking of assignments.

Emylia is available on Mondays and Tuesdays and Neil is available on Thursdays. Sessions run between 09:00-16:00 on Frenchay Campus in 3B022.

Appointments generally last between 45 minutes to an hour.

Book an appointment

Workshops on writing skills led by Julian Evans

A series of workshops will take place during the year to help you improve your writing skills. Pre-registration at these workshops is not required, except for the Level 3 Project/Placement Extended Writing Workshops.

Julian has produced a video on academic writing. To access this resource you will need to enter your UWE Bristol username and password.

MSc/MA

Workshop Date  Location
Project writing extended workshop (Music Therapy, Health Psychology)  Monday 1 June
09:00-14:00* 
Frenchay Campus (room tbc
Project writing extended workshop (Sport and Exercise, Occupational Psychology)  Friday 26 June
09:00-14:00* 
Frenchay Campus (room tbc

* includes a one-hour lunch break

Professional Doctorate

Workshop Date  Location
Thesis writing extended workshop (Counselling Psychology, Health Psychology) June (date tbc)
12:00-16:00
Frenchay Campus (room tbc

 

Mathematics and statistics support

If you need help with a particular mathematical or statistical problem please consult the mathematics and statistics information.