Teaching & Learning


Excellent personal tutoring with Cloda Jenkins: Student Choice Awards 6 Nov

06 November 2019, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm


Delivered by Student Choice Award nominee 2019, Cloda Jenkins, UCL Economics, shares her approach to personalised academic support.

Event Information

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UCL Arena Centre


Arena Room, 10th Floor
1-19 Torrington Place, London
United Kingdom

Wednesday 06 November 13:00 - 14:00

Cloda Jenkins was shortlisted for a Student Choice Award in 2019 for her work as a personal tutor. 

You will hear Cloda Jenkin’s experience providing support to students as a personal tutor, careers tutor and BSc Director in the economics department. 

She will share the importance of: 

  • listening to students
  • being honest about the nature of the advice that is given
  • delivering difficult messages carefully, and;
  • providing support to students to help them help themselves. 

There will be ample opportunity for wider discussion on the challenges of providing support, particularly personal development and career support. 

After attending this session you will

  • understand how to adapt your approach to providing support to students on their personal and career development
  • understand how to discuss and manage expectations with students that they support.

Who should attend

You should attend if you are a member of staff who is a personal tutor or provides pastoral support to students. 

Postgraduate Teaching Assistants and all early career educators will find this session particularly useful.

About the Speaker

at UCL