The Courtauld employs staff who are here to assist you with academic, organization, time-management skills and more.
The Library offers a range of skill training and academic support. This includes 1-2-1 appointments with a Librarian, and online training videos. For further information check out the Library website or email email@example.com
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Royal Literary Fellows
Sita Brahmachari and Dr Lucasta Miller, promote excellence in writing skills for Courtauld students. Professional published authors, Sita and Lucasta provide one to one confidential tutorials for undergraduates and postgraduates. In person sessions take place in The Library Collaborative Space, Room VG12, Vernon Square Campus.
To book a session email:
Academic Skills Tutor:
Anjali Thakariya offers advice on skills specific to Art History, including research, visual analysis, and presentation. She can also help you to understand essay feedback, develop revision strategies, or cope with last-minute essay panic.
Any student can make an appointment with Anjali: please email her to book an appointment. Anjali is based in the library at Vernon Square. Email Anjali Thakariya for an appointment or advice: firstname.lastname@example.org
Specialist Study Skills Tutor
The Courtauld also has a Specialist Study Skills tutor, who offers 1:1 study skills support to students with study skills recommended in their diagnostic report and/or medical evidence. This includes students with specific learning differences, mental health concerns, and autistic spectrum conditions.
If you have (or suspect that you have) a specific learning difficulty (Spld), such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia or dyspraxia, or if your diagnostic assessment is more than five years old, you can contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for advice about assessment and support. If appropriate, we can refer students to a partner organization for assessment and the cost of the test will be covered by The Courtauld.
How can the Specialist Study Skills Tutor help?
The support offered by Janet is student-centred, designed around individual academic needs, and complies with the social model of disability.
Specialist study skills can help with:
Understanding: how you approach challenges, how you learn best, and how you can succeed
Strategies: techniques to be effective in reading, writing, planning, and all other aspects of study
Assistive technology: how you can make the most of technology designed to make you an independent and effective student
Communication: develop the confidence to ask the right questions, stay in touch with people who can help you, and respond when you need to
Organisation and planning: learn to organize your time well so you have time for studying, writing, and wellbeing
Support for Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
If you have (or suspect that you have) a specific learning difficulty (Spld), such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia or dyspraxia, or if your diagnostic assessment is more than five years old, you can contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for advice about assessment and support. If appropriate, we can refer students to a partner organization for assessment and the cost of the test will be covered by The Courtauld. Find out more on the student VLE.
Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA)
You can apply for Disabled Students’ Allowances and more information about the application process and the evidence you need to submit is available on the government website.
If you want to address an academic or pastoral issue, you can also speak to your Personal Tutor. Please email them for an appointment.