Academic tutoring at UEL

We can help you with essay writing, presentations, data handling, numeracy, statistics, and much, much more.

We offer free workshops, drop-in sessions and one to one appointments at the Docklands, Stratford and University Square campuses.


Study skills

Our academic tutors can help you to develop the skills you need to study at university level. We can show you tools and strategies to become a more successful and independent learner. Book into a workshop to see how we can help you to improve your range of study skills.

We can help you to:

  • Develop your critical thinking skills
  • Get the most out of lectures and seminars
  • Use our online resources
  • Manage your time effectively
  • Prepare for exams and essays


English language support

Our English tutors can help you to develop your academic writing, language and research skills. We encourage independent thinking and show you ways to build upon your existing knowledge and techniques. Book into a workshop to see how we can help you to improve your skills.

We can help you to:

  • Understand the differences between academic writing and other types of writing
  • Improve your grammar and punctuation
  • Read effectively, especially in terms of analysing sources
  • Plan and structure your assignments
  • Prepare and deliver effective presentations
  • Understand referencing conventions


Maths support

Our maths tutors can help you develop your skills in mathematics, statistics and numeracy. We encourage independent thinking by showing you ways to build upon your existing knowledge and techniques. Try our online resources (on the Intranet) or book into a workshop to see how we can help you to improve your maths and statistics skills.

We can help you to:

  • Revise and understand the maths required by your course
  • Make sense of graphs and data
  • Use statistics to handle your own data
  • Carry out tasks which require calculations
  • Prepare for external exams, employer assessments and the QTS numeracy test.

Meet our academic tutors

Meet our team of academic tutors and find out how to get in touch with one.

Meet the team

View our library resources

See our library resources and how these can help you improve your academic performance.

View our resources

Attend an interactive workshop

Attend one of our interactive workshops or come to a drop-in session.

For more information about resources and appointments, get in touch:


Royal literary fund fellows

UEL is fortunate in having two Royal Literary Fund Fellows to help students develop and improve their academic writing. 

Dipo Agboluaje and Clare Bayley are professional and experienced writers who are available for individual appointments to discuss any aspect of their academic writing, including essay structure, style and presentation, referencing, and using critical sources.

Clare and Dipo are normally available from 9am to 5pm in term time only: to book an appointment please email them, indicating your preferred dates/times:

Dipo is available on Mondays during Terms 1 and 2 at Docklands campus.

Clare is available in Term 1 on Tuesdays at Docklands campus and Thursdays at Stratford campus; in Term 2 she will be at Stratford on Thursdays and Docklands on Fridays.

Further information about the Royal Literary Fund scheme can be found on the Royal Literary Fund website

Royal literally fellows