The Resit Support Programme aims to:

  • Help you get through your resits successfully
  • Develop your academic skills and confidence for next year

What is it?

Two weeks of support to help you through your resit exams and assignments.

When is it?

The programme will run for two weeks from Monday 29 June to Friday 10 July.

How does it work?

You will work with a personal study mentor (an experienced tutor) to:

  • Help you plan your time
  • Offer any help and feedback you need
  • Keep you motivated throughout the week
  • Help you improve your skills for next year

What else is on offer?

Optional study skills workshops are available on essay planning and writing, revision strategies, memory tips, and exam techniques – a chance to build confidence and skills for next year.

Subject to availability and in conjunction with the Student Union and the Sports Centre, we might also be able to offer:


  • Introduction to mindfulness workshops
  • Fitness classes 
  • Yoga sessions


Try something new, reduce stress, and improve concentration and memory…

…and you can use the union café as a ‘study zone’

more details here soon – or contact for details.

Staff from the LRC are also available, for guidance you may need in using databases and researching, and some subject lecturers may be available for additional advice in your subject.

Who can attend?

The programme is for undergraduate students, resitting modules as a second diet, but students sitting assessments as a first diet in August can also apply.

There are 50 places available. Priority is given to 1st and 2nd year students, who may benefit in particular as they go into 3rd year.

3rd and 4th years are also welcome to apply and, if we can, we will try and fit you in.

How do I book a place?

If you are interested, or for further details, please email: or phone 0131 474 0000 and ask for ‘ELS’ or 'Effective Learning Service’.

If you want to book a place a link will appear here nearer the start date.

ELS Support Enquiries

The ELS is based in room 1153 in the Library.

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday 09.00 a.m. - 16.30 p.m.

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ELS Support Enquiries

Effective Learning Service
ELS International International Learning Support