Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Frequently asked questions

We have collected answers and web links for some of the questions asked by personal tutors, student support teams and others providing academic and pastoral support to students.

Academic and study development

Questions to do with helping students make course choices and supporting their academic and study development.

Personal support

Questions which arise when students seek personal support, such as matters to do with health, accommodation, finance and legal topics.

Professional and career

Questions to do with supporting students' longer term aspirations, graduate attributes and helping them to consider options beyond their studies.

General questions

Questions about the tools provided, how the personal tutoring system works, and practicalities of holding and recording meetings.