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One-to-one Skills Support

One-to-one Skills Support

Get personal, one-to-one advice from a Librarian or Academic Skills Adviser

Our one-to-one support offers students practical guidance in developing insights and practices that will contribute to their success at Queen Mary.

We offer individual support for students in a variety of formats — in person and online (depending on the availability of our staff) — centred around your needs.

Please make sure to choose a relevant member of staff depending on your faculty and your requirements.

Don't forget to check out our workshops and online resources to see if there's already something available for your needs.

Please read about our offer before making your choice.

Research skills

If you are a Medicine and Dentistry student looking for help on finding information (including literature searching for systematic reviews), or managing your references, please come along to our drop-in sessions.

For Humanities and Social Sciences and Science & Engineering students, we offer online one-to-one appointments bookable through our booking system. We also offer limited in-person appointments.

Academic skills

For queries relating to academic writing, critical thinking, or other study skills (such as note-making or revision techniques) please use our booking system.

You can also get advice from a professional writer by making an appointment with one of our Royal Literary Fund Fellows

Maths and statistics

To get support with maths, statistics, or data analysis come to our in-person drop-in sessions. We also offer online one-to-ones.

Information about booking

  • Appointments are automatically generated two-weeks in advance. 
  • As availability is limited, students can only book one tutorial at a time. 
  • Please give as much information as possible about what you’d like to talk about on your booking form as this information helps us to prepare.

Please contact us if you have any questions or if you have something to share with us before the one-to-one.


If it hadn't been for the help and support I received in the tutorials, I do not believe I would have been able to achieve a first
— Third year Politics undergraduate
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