Academic Advising is
"high-quality pastoral and academic support through a proactive academic partnership with mutual expectations"
The above defines academic advising succinctly, however, please take a look at the short video below to hear the thoughts of staff and students at the University.
Log into the video portal to hear staff and students discuss the benefits of Academic Advising.
Academic Advising Videos
There are a number of other videos by staff and students you can access on the toolkit. You have to be a staff member or student of the University and will need to log in.
Watch more videos
The toolkit is organised into the following two sections 1. Signposting Students and 2. Supporting Academic Advisors:
1. Signposting Students
The following areas will take you to useful links and materials that you can use in your advising sessions with students.
All academic advising topics
All links are listed alphabetically in the A-Z topics on the left or grouped up in the following areas:
- Employability - information on the careers service and links to support
- Academic - brings together all key links
- Wellbeing - collates all services and self-help links for pastoral care
academic malpractice, complaints and appeals and further study
Pastoral care for students
2. Supporting Academic Advisors
Go to the following areas for information on the roles, details of formal training and advising model to help support you in your role.