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Meet your student support team

student engagement

What do we do?

The Student Support Team supports the pastoral and academic needs of our diverse student body, including to:

  • support the academic development of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • ensure a learning experience of the highest quality, both at the University and in partner colleges.
  • communicate with students in order to ensure a positive learning experience at CLL

Study skills
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  • Academic writing.
  • Critical thinking and reading
  • Giving presentations
  • Plagiarism and referencing
  • Using the library

Student welfare
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  • Your well-being
  • Looking after your well-being
  • Returning to learning
  • Parent and carers support

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  • Digital skills mentoring
  • Your Warwick email account
  • IT training and workshops

Careers and Development
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  • Careers planning
  • CV writing
  • Application forms
  • Cover letters
  • Interview tips

​Who we are

To understand what our team member does to support you and how to get in touch.

Dr Anil Awesti (Senior Teaching Fellow and Senior Tutor) A dot K dot Awesti at warwick dot ac dot uk
Anil manages the Student Support Team. His work focuses on supporting the enhancement of students’ teaching and learning experiences, improve students’ academic skills and supporting student progression. Anil also coordinates the Personal Tutor system, complex student cases and liaises with University services to ensure facilities are fully accessible to CLL students.

Sam Walton (Student Engagement Coordinator) sam dot walton at warwick dot ac dot uk
Sam works closely with student groups and subject teams to encourage and support student feedback. This is alongside creating events and spaces for students to enhance their experience within the Centre, and to raise awareness of the support available for our cohort within the wider University.

Elaine Moore (Student Welfare Officer) Elaine dot Moore at warwick dot ac dot uk
Elaine offers support and guidance on a number of student issues from practical study advice to managing your time, transitioning to Warwick or coping with issues of confidence and or anxiety around your studies. The aim of the session is unique to the needs of each student and focuses on finding practical solutions. Elaine can also help students' find appropriate specialist services within the University or externally if necessary.

Appointments are 1:2:1 and confidential and available either online or phone on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, to book a slot visit: CLL Student Support (21/22): Book a welfare appointment ( or email Elaine on opens in a new window or phone 024 7657 5003.

Mel Pepper (Careers Adviser) M dot L dot Pepper at warwick dot ac dot uk

Mel has over 15 years careers experience working in education and the community. Her main motivation has always been to help people to feel confident about themselves. Mel can support you to refine CVs, applications and interviews or you can have a one-to-one discussion about your career ideas. It doesn't matter where you are in your career journey, maybe you feel stuck, maybe you have a crazy idea that you want to talk through. Please email Mel to arrange an appointment.

Student stories

Sue Adcock

“I found that it doesn’t matter if you have not achieved academically in the past, if you want to learn The University of Warwick’s Centre for Lifelong Learning gives the support and encouragement to achieve.”


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