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The Academic Support Centre

The Academic Support Centre (ASC) aims to foster and promote good communication and study practices among students across Lund University.

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Services at the Academic Support Centre

We are a free service open to all students studying courses and programmes conducted in English at Lund University. We provide individual and group consultations (including feedback on texts), workshops and seminars on topics in two areas:

1. Academic texts and the writing process

  • Researching
  • Brainstorming
  • Pre-writing
  • Drafting and argument-building
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Clarifying and cohering
  • Revising
  • Editing

2. Reading and study skills

  • Time management and prioritising
  • Thinking critically
  • Reading strategies

Lectures

Each semester, the Academic Support Centre arranges a number of open lectures about different topics, both in English and Swedish. The autumn lecture sessions have passed and the spring topics and dates will be published at the beginning of 2023. Stay tuned!

Recorded lectures about study skills

Do you find it difficult to keep up with your reading? Are you procrastinating your studies? Would you like to develop better note-taking skills? In that case, you should join our Canvas course with videos about study skills.

The course 'Study skills with the Academic Support Centre' on Canvas (login required)

Writing sessions

Do you find the writing process challenging and sometimes lonely? In that case, we recommend that you participate in one of our writing sessions.

You can find more information about the writing sessions, the upcoming dates for the autumn semester and how to register on the webpage below.

Writing sessions with the Academic Support Centre

Digital drop-in

Do you have any short, specific questions about academic writing or study skills? Or do you just want to know what help is available from the Academic Support Centre? Bring your questions to our digital drop-in!

You can join our digital drop-in every Tuesday from 11:30–12:30 during the autumn semester, from 30 August until 13 December. During the drop-in, you will meet a Language and Study consultant in a private breakout room for up to 15 minutes.

Join the drop-in via Zoom

Please note that we do not provide textual feedback during drop-in consultations. If you have more extensive questions, we recommend that you book a consultation instead.

How to book a consultation

Book a consultation

You can make an appointment with us through our online booking system TimeCenter. New time slots become available approximately four weeks in advance.

Make an appointment at the Academic Support Centre

Support for students studying in Swedish

If you are studying courses or a programme at Lund University with Swedish as the language of instruction, please contact 'Studieverkstaden'.

The Studieverkstaden webpages at lu.se