Academic and Personal Tutoring

All taught students at the University of Exeter are assigned a Tutor throughout their programme of study here. They are usually known as a Personal Tutor or an Academic Tutor depending on the discipline, but these are the same role.

The following documents provide detailed guidance on the roles, responsibilities and potential common difficulties that students experience whilst studying at university. There is one version for Exeter campuses and another for Cornwall:

These two documents summarise the longer Tutoring Guides to provide tutors with a quick reference guide to the role and responsibilities of tutors, and sources of support for students to access. Again one version is for tutors based at Exeter Campuses and the other is for those based on the Cornwall Campuses:

There are also separate quick guide that provide suggestions about objectives, actions, discussion points and guidance for the first academic tutor meeting with first year undergraduate tutees: