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Online dissertation support

Resources and support are based around steps of the dissertation journey, from considering what a dissertation is all the way to polishing your dissertation for final submission.

Find everything on our Dissertation Support VLE Site (log in to the VLE first).

There's something for everyone; self-study resources you can grab at any time, weekly workshops to engage with tutors and other students, and opportunities for 1:1 advice.

Interactive online resources

Access interactive resources for each step of the dissertation journey on the Dissertation Support VLE site (log into the VLE first).

You can use these resources at any time, and don't need to sign up.

1:1 online support

Get personal advice from academic skills tutors in a 1:1 appointment:

Dissertation community

For more engagement with tutors and your peers, you can join weekly community activities on the Dissertation Support VLE site (log into the VLE first).

Each week focuses on a different step in the dissertation journey.

  • Introduction workshop (Series 1 only): tips to get started with the week's step
  • Weekly topic workshop: discussion about the week's step
  • Question & Answer Forum

To receive email reminders and a weekly newsletter, sign up through the events calendar

You can also access workshops through the Dissertation Support VLE site, no sign-up required.

The dissertation journey

Resources and support are available for each step in your dissertation journey on the Dissertation Support VLE site (log into the VLE first):

  • You can access interactive resources for each step at any time.
  • Workshops and Q&A forums look at a different step each week. These will run twice: Series 1 from 13 May - 22 July and Series 2 from 22 July - 28 August.
    See below for workshop dates, and for more details see the Dissertation Support VLE site.

If you would like to receive email reminders and a newsletter with a summary of weekly content, sign up for workshops through the events calendar. You can also access workshops and recordings from previous sessions without signing up through the Dissertation Support VLE site.

Workshop dates: Series 2