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Academic coaching and tutoring for university students

I offer 1:1 support for your academic study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels. My coaching is designed to hep you achieve your potential and develop your confidence in an academic setting. Maybe you're an international student studying in a second language or a mature student returning to education after some time away. I take a student-centred and strengths-based approach to help you reach your full potential. I support all aspects of academic study, including: time management; essay planning and writing; communication and presentation skills; critical reading and writing; dissertations, projects, conference abstracts and journal articles.

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We can work together online or in a public study space, e.g. Lancaster University library.

Location

At teacher's location: Lancaster, UK
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General info

Skills:

Age:

Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I'm a Canadian who has lived and worked abroad for over 25 years. I love travelling, meeting people and learning about languages and cultures. I work part-time for Lancaster University but part-time for myself as an academic coach and communication trainer. My students come from diverse backgrounds and educational experiences. Many are doing very well, academically, but feel they could be doing better or just need that extra bit of coaching and confidence to reach a merit or distinction or to present at a conference or to submit a PhD proposal. Some have English as a first language and some are operating in a second language. I always start by finding out about you - your strengths and perceived weaknesses, your ambitions and your goals - and together we work from there. I aim for a lot of positive feedback on your work and serve as a critical friend who you can turn to before submission or before meetings with your supervisor. Basically, I'm here when you need me and when you don't, then, I've done my job!

Education

BA (Hons) Queen's University, Canada; CELTA Cambridge RSA; MA (Distinction) Lancaster University, UK; Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA); Level 5 Dyslexia Action Training

Experience / Qualifications

20 years' experience in Higher Education as a Senior Lecturer, Teaching Fellow, Programme Manager, Subject Lead, Author, and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

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Availability of a typical week

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from £29At teacher's location
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Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

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