The School of Health and Social Work (HSK)

Student Success
Academic Skills

Welcome to the new Student Success and Academic Skills (SSAS) bookings website for the School of Health and Social Work (HSK). You can use this site to access drop-ins, workshops and network events and book one-to-ones and coaching sessions. There’s also a new Canvas resources module for you to access our learning resources and instructions.

Find out what session is happening right now

Join a session right now to develop your skills – there’s workshops and support sessions every day of the week

This online PDF is updated regularly and the link address does not change – bookmark/favourite to keep up to date

SSAS support session and workshop timetable

Make sure you’re accessing all the support available to you by taking these 6 steps…

Book an academic skills one-to-one

Receive support with an assignment or complex query

Attend academic skills workshops

Practice using your academic skills, build confidence and get feedback

Book a coaching programme session

Develop awareness of your strengths and areas for development

Attend a community event

Build relationships, network and learn from other students

Select a resource topic to work through

Increase knowledge, find vital instructions and test your learning

Attend during a drop-in session

Get help with a specific query or academic skill

Study and social events timeline (Semester C)

Tuesday 21st May
Wednesday 22nd May
Thursday 23rd May
Friday 24th May
Friday 31st May
Criticality: Postgraduate (12:00-13:00)

Online only - See details

Reflective writing (12:30-13:30)

Hybrid session - See details

Academic integrity (14:30-16:00)

Hybrid session - See details

LMS & HSK: GRAD BALL (18:00-23:00)

The Forum, College Lane - See details

Essay writing (13:00-14:00)

Hybrid session - See details

What students have said

Meet the team

Meet our Academic Skills and Student Success Team members. They’re here to help you achieve your potential

Amandip Bisel

Team Lead

Mariya Shabbir

Inclusive Education Tutor

Freddie Stubley

Graduate Tutor

Shipa Begum

Student Success and Engagement Tutor

Abu Ullah

Widening Participation Tutor