The University's Personal Tutor system is now up and running as part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing the student experience.
The initiative strives to offer students a complete package of academic and pastoral support to ensure that they are well equipped to get the most out of their time at the University - across all aspects of student activity.
The Personal Tutor system formalises two-way contact between tutor and tutee to maximise students’ academic and non-academic performance throughout their University career and beyond.
Students are encouraged to take more responsibility for their learning with the benefits that they will:
Personal Tutors will work with tutees individually and in groups to help them develop the graduate attributes that can contribute to their longer-term goals.
The Personal Tutor system replaces the previous Director of Studies (DoS) system.
Andrew Burnie, EUSA Vice President Academic Affairs talks about the Personal Tutor system.
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The Personal Tutor system is part of the University’s three-year phased Enhancing Student Support initiative.
Supported by around £4 million investment, the initiative is delivering a range of projects and strategies designed to place students at the centre of their learning.
This initiative provides students with a 21st-century student-support infrastructure; online digital tools to enable greater engagement; and ownership of their student experience.
Enhancing student support initiative