Advice for new Personal Tutors

One of the best ways to prepare for the role of Personal Tutor is to talk to your colleagues. They have a wealth of information and advice to help you smoothly integrate into the role so that both your and your students will enjoy and get the most out of the experience.

With that in mind, we have put together the following video with contributions from fellow UCL colleagues:

What to expect from a tutorial

It can also be helpful to know what to expect from a tutorial so that you can prepare for it.

Essentially, personal tutorials are an informal chat between a member of academic staff and their tutees. They check the overall progression of the student. It is an opportunity to help students reflect on their learning in order to contribute to their overall development. Students appreciate the time and expert guidance on offer from someone who has done it before.

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