ASSET incorporates support for academic skills and student engagement.  Academic Skills Advisers offer sessions including academic writing, project management and critical reading. Support for undergraduates’ writing and Maths/Statistics needs is also offered by postgraduate mentors trained by the team. Students can also engage with specific development programmes run by the team such as Peer Support and Students as Change Agents which promote a range of attributes such as leadership, communication and organisation.

Academic Skills and Engagement Team

Select a member of staff to find out more information on their role and contact details


Contact Details


Dr Dawn Lees

Curriculum and Work-Related Learning Manager

Dr Rachel Canter

Academic Skills Adviser

Amanda Pocklington

Academic Skills Adviser and Peer Support Manager

Dr Rosey Davies

Academic Skills Adviser

Kellie Cox

Academic Skills Adviser (Digital)

Claire Davey-Potts

Academic Skills Adviser

Simon Allington

Academic Skills and Student Engagement Officer

Jake Hibberd

Student Engagement Manager

For staff enquiries, please see Information for Staff