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Help and Assistance

The Student Office

(cismstudentoffice@kingston.ac.uk)

The Student Office is your first point of contact for most of the day-to-day queries you may have, and where you must submit your coursework assignments.

Personal Tutors

You will be allocated a member of staff as your personal tutor at the start of the first semester.  It is YOUR responsibility to make contact with your tutor. Each tutor will have office hours posted on their door

The Student Liaison Officer

Holly Rook is the Faculty’s Support Liaison Officer and is available to offer advice and guidance throughout your time at Kingston University.  She deals with academic problems that arise from any mitigating circumstances, such as illness affecting the submission of a piece of course work, and is a point of referral for other difficulties that you might come up against. Holly is based in the Student Office, in the office to the right of the CISM Student Desk and can be contacted by email (h.rook@kingston.ac.uk).

The International and Postgraduate Liaison Officer

If you are an international or postgraduate student, please contact Sena Kpodo for any concerns you may have about your time at Kingston.  Sena is based in the Student Office and can be contacted by email (s.kpodo@kingston.ac.uk).

Information Advisors

Davina Omar and Sue Snelling can help you in finding information for your seminars, assignments and lectures. If you need help in finding useful books, articles, reports, websites etc they can advise you on how to search for, find and evaluate these information sources. Davina and Sue are based in the LRC and can be contacted via email on s.snelling@kingston.ac.uk OR d.omar@kingston.ac.uk

The CISM Employability Co-ordinator

Katie Llewellyn-Cripps can help prepare you for moving into the world of work. She is available to offer advice and support on the following things; interview techniques, CV preparation, presentations and people-based skills. Katie is based in the Student Office and can be contacted by email (k.llewellyn-cripps@kingston.ac.uk).

The CISM Academic Skills Centre

The CISM Academic Skills Centre is located in JG004/005 and opens from 1-2pm every weekday (from teaching week 5 onwards) providing an opportunity to access one to one advice and guidance on all draft assignments before they are submitted. The advisers work closely with students and can assist you to identify errors and make any changes that may be necessary.  There is no need to book, just turn up with the assignment and relevant module guide for specialist advice.