Academic services across the University are aware of the different needs you have when studying at a distance from campus. Staff can help you by email, phone or Skype/Google chat. 

Academic progress issues

Anything that stops you from undertaking your studies in the usual way is officially called an academic progress issue. If you have any concerns about your studies you should talk to your academic supervisor in the first instance. 

Academic skills and integrity

Browse our Academic skills, studying and referencing pages for help in developing your study skills, including how to avoid plagiarism and how to reference source material.

Time management

Our skills guide for time management gives top tips for managing study around other busy areas of your life and how not to stretch yourself too far.