My name is Riccardo Canova, and I'm in my fourth year of studies in a BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology. I have been a Peer Assisted Learning Scheme (PALS) leader for about one and a half years.

As a non-native speaker, the main reason why I decided to join this project was to test my communication skills while actively contributing to the academic environment.

As a fourth-year student, I am aware of those struggles that students might experience in their undergraduate education. PALS is not only about improving learning strategies. PALS sessions are run by students for students; they offer a uniquely friendly and non-judgemental environment where anyone can share their ideas and doubts.

"As a non-native speaker, the main reason why I decided to join this project was to test my communication skills while actively contributing to the academic environment."