1:1 appointments and drop-ins

1:1 Academic writing - Royal Literary Fellow

Improve your academic writing

Book a session with our Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow, Alys Fowler. The Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow is a professional, published author whose role is to help you strengthen your writing. 

This is a free, confidential service to help you improve your writing skills. Students of any discipline, at any level of study (from 1st year to postgraduate), or staff, are welcome to book a session.

Book a session:

  • Mondays: 09:00 - 16:00
  • Tuesdays: 09:00 - 16:00
  • Sessions are for 50 minutes and will currently take place online (September to May only).
  • Contact Alys at: alys.fowler@rlfeducation.org.uk 

Further information: Writing consultations (RLF)  : Student Learning Support , Aberystwyth University

1:1 Welsh medium academic writing tutor

  • Dr. Tamsin Davies:

Skills tutor for Welsh medium students and offers 1:1 academic support to students using Welsh during their academic lives.

Book an appointment with Tamsin: ted@aber.ac.uk

1:1 Careers consultant

ABERcareers - your portal to the Careers Service

1:1 careers guidance appointments with our Careers Consultants –  bookable through the portal

Need support today? You can find us on Level D, Hugh Owen Library every term time weekday morning, 9.30am to 12pm - no appointment needed.

For general information, pop into the Careers Service office at the Student Welcome Centre, Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. For directions, click here.

Book your careers guidance appointment

  • Log in to ABERCareers using your Aberystwyth University username and password
  • Select Book > Appointments
  • Appointments can be in person or online via MS Teams - choose your appointment slot

If you have graduated from Aberystwyth University you can continue to use this portal. Visit our Graduates page for details on how to register for access.

1:1 Information Services

Expert help in using the facilities Information Services provide

Information Services offer one-to-one help to users with problems using the facilities we provide. This service is available to all users at Aberystwyth University (subject to availability) but is strictly by appointment only

Further information and booking form

1:1 Language Consultations for International Students

Consultations for international students on academic literacy skills 

The International English Centre (IEC) is offering one-to-one consultation sessions for international students, focussing on English language skills in the academic context. 

This is a free service, open to all registered undergraduate and postgraduate students at Aberystwyth University.  Students can meet with an IEC English language tutor to gain advice and guidance on their use of English for academic tasks such as written assignments and oral presentations.  

The sessions are up to 50 minutes long and students are entitled to a maximum of 3 sessions per semester.

The sessions will be most useful for:

a)      Students whose first language is not English;

b)      Students who are relatively inexperienced in studying through the medium of English

How to book a consultation:

To book a consultation, please email tesol@aber.ac.uk  with subject header: “one-to-one consultation”. We will do our best to respond to you within 2 working days.  

Note:  the consultations are not drop-in sessions and are provided by appointment only.

1:1 Maths and statistics tutor

Develop your skills in mathematics, statistics or numeracy with one-to-one support

Experienced tutors are available to help students with questions about mathematics or statistics as part of their course.

Email maths-help@aber.ac.uk for further information or to arrange a meeting.  


  • Thursdays during term time
  • 10:00-13:00
  • Level D, Hugh Owen Library

1:1 Mental Health Specialist

Complete the Secure online registration form to arrange an appointment.


1:1 Subject Librarian

Subject Librarians provide information skills training and in-depth subject support for students and staff.

Academic Subject Librarian Academic Department Book a 1:1 appointment Drop-in

Anita Saycell



01970 62 1867


Book time with Anita Saycell [aiv] (Staff)

Wednesdays, 11:00-13:00, Level F Enquiry Desk, Hugh Owen Library

(term-time only)

Joy Cadwallader



01970 62 1986


Book time with Joy Cadwallader [jrc] (Staff)  

Lloyd Roderick



01970 62 1847


Book time with Lloyd Roderick [glr9] (Staff)

Fridays, 11:00-14:00, Level F Enquiry Desk, Hugh Owen Library

(term-time only)

Non Jones



01970 62 2397

Book time with Non Jones [nrb] (Staff)

Mondays, 12:00-14:00, Level F Enquiry Desk, Hugh Owen Library

(term-time only)


Tuesdays, 13:00-14:00, Gogerddan main reception (term-time only)

Sarah Gwenlan



01970 62 1870

Book time with Sarah Gwenlan [ssg] (Staff)


Tuesdays, 11:00-12:00,  Level F Enquiry Desk, Hugh Owen Library (term-time only)


Thursdays, 13:00-15:00, Room 0.11, P5

(term-time only)

Simon French



01970 62 2080


Book time with Simon French [sif4] (Staff)


Mondays, 08:00-12:00,  Enquiry Desk, Physical Sciences Library (term-time only)


Thursdays, 10:00-13:00 Level F Enquiry Desk, Hugh Owen Library (term-time only)

Simone Anthony



01970 62 2402

Book time with Simone Anthony [sia1] (Staff)

Mondays, 09:00-09:50, Room 1.31 Gwendolen Rees building (term-time only)


Mondays, 10:00-12:00, Level F Enquiry Desk, Hugh Owen Library (term-time only)



1:1 Welsh academic skills tutor

1: 1 Welsh language academic skills provision

  • Dr. Tamsin Davies:
    • Skills tutor for Welsh-medium students and offers 1:1 academic support for students who use Welsh in the course of their academic lives.

    • Book an appointment with Tamsin: ted@aber.ac.uk

1:1 Welsh language library and information skills provision


1:1 Digital Skills Team

The Digital Skills Team offer 1:1 appointments for students who want advice and guidance on developing their digital skills. We can help you find resources that you can use to develop your digital skills and provide general guidance on developing those skills.

You can either book an appointment online, or through emailing digi@aber.ac.uk.


No need to book in advance, just turn up!

Taking place Details
Maths and Stats Helpdesk 

Thursdays, 10:00-13:00

Level D, Hugh Owen Library

  • next to the vending area
Subject Librarians

Check the Drop-in column on the Subject Librarians webpage


Careers Service

Monday - Fridays, 09:30-12:00, 

Skills Hub (Level D, Hugh Owen Library)*

*The AberSkills Hub is located on Level D of the Hugh Owen Library. Please see the image below to view its exact location (indicated by the yellow star).