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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
Structure an essay and argument Tuesday 15 October and Thursday 17 October
12:00-13:30, 14:00-15:30, 16:00-17:30
2B054, Glenside Campus
Writing an academic article review Spring semester (date tbc) tbc

Level 1

Workshop Date Location
Writing at degree level (Social Work) Tuesday 12 November
Glenside Campus (room tbc)

Level 3

Workshop Date Location
Introduction to writing your dissertation (Politics) Wednesday 20 November
Frenchay Campus (room tbc)
Introduction to writing your dissertation (Social Work) Thursday 9 January
Glenside Campus (room tbc)
Introduction to writing your dissertation (Psychology) Tuesday 21 January
3S711, Frenchay Campus
Improving your dissertation writing extended workshop - all programmes Thursday 20 February
2S704, Frenchay Campus
Improving your dissertation writing extended workshop -all programmes Tuesday 25 February
4B037, Frenchay Campus

PG Cert

Workshop Date  Location
Writing workshop - Approved Mental Health Practice Thursday 12 December
 Glenside (room tbc)


Workshop Date  Location
Academic writing for SCPHN Thursday 9 January
 Glenside (room tbc)


Workshop Date  Location
Project writing extended workshop (Public Health, Environmental Health) Wednesday 22 January
3B056, Frenchay Campus
Project writing extended workshop (Music Therapy, Health Psychology) Monday 1 June
Frenchay Campus (room tbc)
Project writing extended workshop (Sport and Exercise, Occupational Psychology) Friday 26 June
Frenchay Campus (room tbc)

Professional Doctorate

Workshop  Date  Location
Thesis writing extended workshop (Counselling Psychology, Health Psychology) June (date tbc)
Frenchay Campus (room tbc)

* includes a one-hour lunch break

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