School of Education
Centre for English Language Education


Student and tutor in discussion

Our one-to-one consultations give you the opportunity to discuss any aspect of academic English and communication skills with a tutor. Details are as follows:

  • 30 minutes per consultation
  • Up to three consultations per student per term (12 per academic year)
  • Available term-time and vacations

We provide expert guidance and support in a number of areas, such as: 

  • Written assignments, theses and dissertations
  • Preparation for exams and other forms of assessment
  • Presentations and vivas
  • Understanding tutor feedback
  • Academic misconduct prevention and Turnitin report interpretation
  • Journal articles for publication

We are happy to provide feedback on a section of your writing (up to 1,000 words) in your consultation. You should send any such writing 48 hours before the consultation. Please note that we do not offer a proof-reading service.

Consultation term dates 2022/23

  • Term 1: 10 October 2022 to 22 December 2022
  • Term 2: 3 January 2023 to 31 March 2023
  • Term 3: 3 April 2023 to 23 June 2023 (excluding 7, 10, 11 April and 2, 8, 29 May)
  • Term 4: 3 July 2023 to 22 September (excluding 28 August)

Please download the booking guidance to find out how to book a consultation.

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Centre for English Language Education

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School of Education
Dearing Building
Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham NG8 1BB