Writing Cafés

Writing Cafés are not currently running

Request an online 1-1 appointment

1-1 appointments

We are now offering 1-1 appointments online

Our Study Skills Advisers can offer advice on a number of study-related areas, and you can discuss your specific questions as well as looking over your work with the Adviser.

1-1 appointments are 45 minutes long. Demand for appointments is high so we advise you to plan ahead to avoid disappointment.  

Penryn students can request a 1-1 appointment with ASK: Academic Skills.

What we can help with

We can offer advice on a number of study-related areas, including:

  • Academic writing
  • Study and time management
  • Understanding feedback
  • Reading and notemaking strategies
  • Critical analysis
  • Revision and exam strategies
  • Presentation skills

Tailored advice

You can discuss your specific questions and look over your work with a Study Skills Adviser during the appointment. 

To enable you to make best use of your appointment time, we ask you to send your work to the Adviser a minimum of 24 hours before your appointment time, along with a short description of specific areas you’d like to discuss. This could be an essay or other written assignment, for example.

Uploading your work

To enable you to make best use of your appointment time, we ask you to send your work to the Adviser a minimum of 24 hours before your appointment time, along with a short description of specific areas you’d like to discuss. This could be an essay or other written assignment, for example.

Your work and appointment details will only be seen by Study Zone staff and will not register you for any other mailing or events.

Find out how to upload your work on the FAQs page.

Request a 1-1

1-1s are now taking place online.

To request a 1-1 appointment, please submit a request form.

To request an appointment as a group:

Email studyzone@exeter.ac.uk

Please note, in group appointments we can see a maximum of 4 students.

Please let us know if you are unable to make your appointment

If you cannot make your appointment for any reason, we ask you to cancel no later than 24 hours before your allotted time so that another student can benefit from an Adviser’s time.

You can cancel your appointment in My Career Zone.

Multiple 1-1 appointments

A package of 3 x 1-1 appointments is available for eligible students on Streatham and St Luke's campuses. This support is part of the Hidden Talent in Devon project and continues throughout the summer.

To find out if you are eligible visit the Hidden Talent in Devon website. 

Request a 1-1

To request an appointment, you can either:

Submit a request form, or

Drop in to Study Zone to discuss appointment options with our information staff (10am - 2pm, term-time only).