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Internal Guide: Health Support

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Meet your Support Team


The School of Health and Sports Sciences has a team that are aligned to all of the courses in the School.  The team consists of Academic Skills Advisors, Maths and Stats Advisor, Learning and Teaching Librarian and a Student Experience Ambassador, each being able to support you with your learning journey here at Suffolk.

You can book 1-2-1 appointments with your support team, these can be done in person, on campus or online via Microsoft Teams.  Follow the instructions on how to book an appointment

Academic Skills Advisors (ASA)

ASAs provide students with academic support in addition to their course. They teach the skills that you need in order to be able to succeed on your course. ASAs can see you at the start of the day until 7pm on weekdays.

Help with ...

Academic writing, Grammar, Referencing / Plagiarism, Assignment Planning, Proofreading Strategies, Structure and Flow, Understanding feedback, Vocabulary and Language, Time management, Exam preparation / Revision, Specific Learning Differences, English as a second language, Motivational techniques, Returning to study.

Meet your ASAs

Alex Read
Academic Skills Advisor

email: a.read@uos.ac.uk
Alex's Profile

Dr Carmen Ortiz Granero
Academic Skills Advisor

email: c.ortizgranero@uos.ac.uk
Carmen's Profile

 

Book a 121 with an ASA


Learning and Teaching Librarian (LTL)

LTLs provide students with the support they need to be successful in their studies.  Allowing the students to make the most of the resources at the University.

Help with ...

Finding information for your assignment, Using Discovery, Advanced Searching techniques, Evaluating the information that you find, Using ebooks, Referencing, Using Refworks.

Steph Gibson
Learning and Teaching Librarian

email: s.gibson2@uos.ac.uk
Steph's Profile

 

Book a 121 with an LTL


Maths and Stats Advisor (MSA)

Our Mathematics and Statistics advisor can help students with their mathematical needs, from everyday to course requirements. Help with ... Mathematics for Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Mechanics Scientific Maths e.g. Vectors, Matrices, binary arithmetic, and logic Mathematical Analysis Statistics and Quantitative research Νumeracy skills and drug calculations for Nursing and Midwifery and more, just ask.

Meet your MSA
David Baseden-Butt
Maths and Stats Advisor

email: d.basedenbutt@uos.ac.uk
David's Profile

 

Book a 121 with an MSA


Student Experience Ambassador (SEA)

The Student Experience and Engagement Team works across the University and student body to ensure that students have the best possible experience while studying as part of the University of Suffolk community. They do this by helping to bridge the gap between students and staff.  

Our mission is to work in collaboration with Course Teams, Professional Services and Students Union to identify and resolve issues affecting the student experience by promoting better student engagement with learning, teaching and support.   

Vacancy
Student Engagement Ambassador

email:                                                     
Vacancy's Profile

 

Book a 121 with an SEA

Workshops


The School support team also run regular workshops, these are available for all students to book on to.Workshops will appear below when the booking pages become available:

Booking Appointment Process