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We understand that university life can be busy and that your circumstances are unique. You may work, be a distance learner or have caring responsibilities. However you study, Academic and Study Skills tutors are here to help you every step of the way, and offer a wealth of advice on academic writing and technology to support your learning.

They can help you to plan your first assignment, improve your time management or presentation skills, and can provide feedback on your draft writing.

No query is too small and there is no such thing as a silly question. Our team can meet with you face-to-face, or answer your questions via Skype, telephone or email.

Assignment drop-in

Our assignment drop-in sessions take place Monday to Friday. Locations and times are: 

Student Hub, Business School: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, between 11:00am and 3:00pm, and Tuesday 2:00pm to 6:00pm. 

Student Hub, Brooks: Friday between 11:00am and 3:00pm.

Support for SpLDs

If you have a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD), such as dyslexia, our SpLD tutors provide specialist advice about the support available to you to help you succeed, including technology to support your learning. Check out our ‘Tech Tools’ workshops or book an appointment to discover software, such as Read and Write or Mindview, available to help you with proofreading and editing, plus planning projects, essays and revision.

You can also use the SpLD drop-in to ask a question or get advice.  Call in to Pod 1.01C, first floor, Business School between 12 noon and 2:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Numeracy support

Our Numeracy Specialist Tutor can offer support if you have some element of maths within your degree. They can offer face-to-face appointments, which you can book by emailing

They also offer drop-in sessions in the Student Hubs between the following times:

Student Hub, Business School: Tuesday between 11:00am and 12:00pm

Student Hub, Brooks: Thursday between 3:00pm and 4:00pm

Get in touch

To ask a question or book an appointment: email or call 0161 247 3330 Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

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