Your personal tutor for all matters relating to and impacting your course - they will be assigned to you at the start of your course.
International Students Support
At UoC, we aim to engage, challenge and encourage you to develop your own thoughts and opinions, and to explore your ideas through reading and independent research and discussion with classmates and tutors.
We appreciate that study and life in the UK may be different to that of your home country. We can help you with your transition into university study and student life, to ensure you have a successful and enjoyable student experience.
Academic Skills Support
Get a head start by preparing well, feeling confident and ready for starting your course with our free Head Start study skills course.
See our helpful online resources to assist you with your studies.Unfortunately, we are no longer able to offer support with written academic English, however, international students are invited to join our conversation club named 'English Corner'. English Corner is a free, informal conversation club running in Alexandra Gallery Building every Wednesday from 3 - 4pm. For more information, please contact Ruby on firstname.lastname@example.org .
Prepare for Success
This excellent, free online toolkit teaches you how to be successful in your new educational setting, with differences in the study methods you will use, the format of your lectures, and coursework and assessments and cultural differences that you may encounter.
You will find Prepare for Success www.prepareforsuccess.org.uk a valuable resource that will help you to prepare for university study and life in the UK.
Digital: Systems, Software and Services
We want you to succeed at the University of Cumbria and we have a wide range of IT systems and services to support your studies.
Getting started with our IT:
Improve your understanding and use of IT: