DL Writing Consultation

Distance/ online learning students at the University of Leicester can use this form to request help with their assignment drafts.

This service is not for campus-based students. If you are a campus-based student you should arrange a face-to-face writing consultation

Writing Consultations

Description  A qualified and experienced member of ELTU staff will review a draft of your academic work and produce a 10-minute video tutorial with advice and suggestions to improve before submission 
Availability You are allowed two DL writing consultations per calendar year
Contact insessional@le.ac.uk

How to apply for the writing consultation service

  1. Submit this form at least 7 days before your deadline to request a tutorial.
  2. Receive a link to an online video tutorial about your work. The tutor will discuss:
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Style
  • Organisation
  • Referencing

Who is this service for?

Any non-native speaker of English who is a registered distance or online student of the University of Leicester.

This is NOT a proof-reading service. You will get: 

  • one page of language correction
  • advice on grammar areas to improve your writing in the long-term
  • help with the communication of your ideas in English

How much does it cost?

This service is free of charge to current students of the University of Leicester.