Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Study skills consultations

Study Skills Consultations for undergraduates. Information and links to online booking.

Study Development Advisors offer undergraduate students 30-minute 'Study Skills Consultations'.  Information on what these can cover, and how to book, is below.

What are these sessions for?

This half hour one-to-one session with a Study Development Advisor can help you develop effective study strategies and enhance your approach to your academic work.

The session could be used to discuss such things as (but not limited to):

  • managing reading workloads
  • effective note making
  • planning and prioritising your time
  • essay planning and writing

When you book an appointment you will be asked for one or two specific study skill issue(s) you wish to discuss.

How can I make an appointment?

Study skills consultation appointments must be booked in advance. There is no drop-in service available.

During semesters 1 and 2, you can find booking information on the following webpages:

On campus study skills consultations - online booking page

Online study skills consultations - online booking page

If you would like a consultation outside semester 1 and 2, please email us at iad.study@ed.ac.uk with your name, matriculation number, the study skill issue you wish to discuss, and at least 2 date and time options when you are free. These appointments depend on the availability of the Study Development  Advisors.

Where are the on-campus consultations held?

On-campus Study Skills Consultations are held around the University. Please see individual appointments for their locations.

If the location is Moray House, please report to 1 Morgan Lane basement reception - please see the 'how to find us' page below for more detail on accessing our building.

*** We would appreciate it if you could arrive 5 minutes prior to your allocated slot. If you are more than 10 minutes late for your consultation, your appointment will be cancelled to ensure all consultations run on time***

Any questions

Any questions, please email study development advice:

1-1 study development advice

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