There are three types of appointments available: Learning Advisers (study, assignment and writing guidance); Royal Literary Fund Fellows (writing guidance); Maths and Statistics.

Study advice with Learning Advisers

We offer online and face-to-face appointments to support you with a wide range of topics, such as:

  • Academic writing e.g. research, critical analysis, argument, academic language, structure, referencing
  • Organisation and time management
  • Reading and note-taking techniques
  • Avoiding plagiarism and referencing
  • Presentation skills (verbal and visual)
  • Revision and exams techniques
  • ...and much more

How to book

For in person or online appointments visit SLAS CONNECT

Writing advice (Royal Literary Fund Fellows)

RLF Writing Fellows are professional writers employed by the  Royal Literary Fund to offer confidential, independent advice on written assignments to all University of Kent students. They can help with:  

  • Unpacking the question/topic
  • Confidence building in writing
  • Planning and structuring
  • Use of language and clarity
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Editing your own work

How to book

Matt Killeen (Canterbury) - Mondays and Thursdays.
Email to arrange an appointment.   

Ben Cottam (Canterbury) - Thursdays and Fridays.
to arrange an appointment.



Maths, financial maths & statistics

The Student Learning Advisory Service runs clinics offering comprehensive advice and guidance on maths, financial maths and statistics:

  • Wednesdays from 1.00pm to 5.00pm
  • Online appointments
  • During Autumn and Spring Terms, with limited service during the Summer Term

How to book

To make an appointment for either clinic, please book online through SLAS CONNECT

Maths and Stats Resources

Maths resources -
Stats resources -

Statistics Consultancy Helpdesk

This service is a partnership between the Student Learning Advisory Service and Kent Statistics staff who will respond to your questions and queries. They will be able to advise you about the planning of your project, and about how to analyse your data:

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