If you feel you’re struggling with your course or falling behind in your studies, it’s important to talk to someone as soon as you can. Contact your course coordinator in the first instance.
Your course coordinator is your academic advisor. They oversee your studies. You can contact them with any academic questions or issues. Even if they cannot provide you with immediate advice, they’ll point you in the right direction.
Your coordinator’s responsibilities include:
- providing information on lecture and tutorial arrangements, coursework requirements, assessment methods, and information on avoiding plagiarism
- ensuring that your degree or course is delivered appropriately and effectively
- assisting you in your learning progression and addressing any academic issues you have.
How to contact your coordinator
At the start of your studies, your coordinator will let you know how best to contact them and when their office hours are. You can contact them via your online learning platform and email, and you may also be able to have a chat via phone, Skype or Teams.
Each of our Schools (School of Engineering, Law, Business, etc) has a dedicated support team, ready to help you with any non-academic issues.
You can also contact your School Office to make an appointment to speak with your degree or course coordinator.
If you have wider concerns about your programme of study, Registry staff are there for you. Though they cannot provide academic advice, they can advise on what to do if you, for example:
- want to switch courses
- have failed exams
- are unsure if you’re qualified to progress to the next year of study.
Registry can also help you interpret the regulations for your programme of study.
Contact a Postgraduate Officer in Registry by emailing email@example.com.