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Support for Dissertation Students

The teams in the Library are here to support you through all your academic studies, with a range of support and guidance. For students working on a dissertation or research project, we have support tailored to your needs over the coming weeks. 

Dissertation Clinic

In addition to our usual bookable one-to-one appointments with the Liaison Librarians and Academic Skills Team we are hosting a Dissertation Clinic from Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 April to offer extra support for dissertation and extended project work.

The Academic Skills Team will be on hand to answer dissertation related queries you may have. Whether you aren't sure how to structure of your dissertation, need strategied to help you draft and edit your writing, or would like some pointers around how to express criticality in your work, we can help.

Find out more about the clinic and book an in-person slot  to talk with friendly team.

Your Skills programme

Our Your Skills programme of online sessions covering different academic skills have a few sessions coming up aimed at students undertaking dissertations. Keep an eye on the Your Skills calendar for future sessions you may be interested in, and book your place on the dissertation sessions now:

Dissertations and extended projects collection

We've put together an Academic Skills Kit collection of resources to provide you with a range of strategies and advice for tackling your extended project or dissertation, from first draft to final edits. The collection has sections covering:

  • planning your work
  • finding and evaluating information
  • critical reading
  • building an argument
  • the sections of an extended project
  • editing your work
  • your wellbeing

Last updated 18 April 2023 17:00