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Study support in Health and Applied Sciences

Specialist study support provided by the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences.

Online study skills

You can browse the study skills website to find advice and support to help you develop your university-level academic skills.

Technical support

Department of Health and Social Sciences

One-to-one sessions led by Emylia Hall and Neil Rollinson

In one-to-one sessions, Emylia and Neil can:

  • talk to you about the way you structure your arguments
  • suggest how you can write clearer and more compelling prose
  • help you present your written work better
  • resolve any concerns you may have with your writing.

You can discuss work you're doing for current assignments, and get feedback on assignments you have completed.

Although help can be provided in checking assignments and advising how to overcome problems, this does not constitute a proof-reading service. Further guidance on checking of assignments.

Emylia is available is available on Monday and Tuesday and Neil is available on Thursdays. Sessions run between 09:00-16:00 on Frenchay Campus in 3B022.

Appointments generally last between 45 minutes to an hour.

Book an appointment

Workshops on writing skills led by Julian Evans

A series of workshops will take place during the year to help you improve your writing skills. Pre-registration at these workshops is not required, except for the Level 3 Project/Placement Extended Writing Workshops.

Julian has produced a video on academic writing. To access this resource you will need to enter your UWE Bristol username and password.


Workshop Date Location
Writing an academic article review Spring semester (date tbc) tbc

Level 1

Workshop Date Location
Writing at degree level and reflective writing (Social Work) Tuesday 6 November
Glenside Campus (room tbc)

Level 2

Workshop Date  Location
Developing your academic writing (Politics, Philosophy) Wednesday 24 October
1N05, Frenchay Campus
Developing your academic writing (Psychology, Sociology, Criminology) Tuesday 6 November
3D06, Frenchay Campus

Level 3

Workshop Date Location
Critically reflective practice (Social Work) Thursday 22 November
Glenside (room tbc)
Introduction to writing your dissertation (Social Work) Thursday 10 January
OSC014, Glenside Campus
Introduction to writing your dissertation (Psychology, Sociology, Criminology) Wednesday 16 January
2B025, Frenchay Campus
Improving your dissertation writing extended workshop - all programmes Thursday 21 February
0J11, Frenchay Campus
Improving your dissertation writing extended workshop -all programmes Tuesday 26 February
4B031, Frenchay Campus

PG Cert

Workshop Date  Location
Writing workshop - Approved Mental Health Practice Friday 14 December
 Glenside (room tbc)


Workshop Date  Location
Project writing extended workshop (Public Health, Environmental Health) Wednesday 23 January
3Q47, Frenchay Campus
Project writing extended workshop (Music Therapy, Health Psychology) Monday 3 June
5X228, Frenchay Campus
Project writing extended workshop (Sport and Exercise, Occupational Psychology) Friday 28 June
5X228, Frenchay Campus

Professional Doctorate

Workshop  Date  Location
Thesis writing extended workshop (Counselling Psychology, Health Psychology) Thursday 6 June

* includes a 1 hour lunch break

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