Personal Tutor Workshop


Course description



The University recognises that an effective personal tutoring system is one element of “the highest quality student learning experience” (Learning Strategy 2016 – 2020). Personal Tutors play a pivotal role in developing students’ sense of belonging and supporting successful transition through the programme at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. This workshop supplements our online resources and will provide practical ideas for effective personal tutoring.


Wednesday, 5 December 2018 (2.00pm – 4.00pm)

What will I get out of this course? 

Relevant University regulations and Code of Practice, practical ideas about the types of situation that arise, how to support your students with academic related issues.

Who is it for?

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand own role within the UoL personal tutoring system
  • Practice a range of questioning/conversational techniques
  • Anticipate and respond to potentially problematic situations
What will I get out of this course? 

This session is for staff who are new to the role of Personal Tutor at UoL

Participant preparation needed?

Participants are asked to familiarise themselves with the web resource prior to attending.

Additional Information None.
What prior experience do I need? None.
Formal assessment? None.
Facilitator(s) Caroline Smith & Steve Rooney (Leicester Learning Institute)
Delegate places

Maximum 15 delegates
Minimum 3 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please e-mail the Leicester Learning Institute at to confirm your attendance at this workshop


About the workshop content:
Contact Caroline Smith (Leicester Learning Institute)

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Leicester Learning Institute e-mail: / tel: (0116) 252-5020.

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCTR104






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