Academic Skills Services

Teaching and learning support at LUSEM

Academic Skills Services provides free and confidential learning support, in English, for all students at LUSEM.

This support includes

  • Lectures on academic writing and referencing
  • Writing clinics for thesis writing
  • Consultation services for students with individual or small group academic needs
  • Comprehensive online resources for academic writing, referencing, study skills, oral presentations etc.


Academic Skills Services offers consultations that are tailor made for individuals and small groups. The consultations offer guidance on any aspect of academic study and are particularly helpful if you are engaged in the writing process.

Book a consultation

All consultations are made by appointment. Please check the Teaching and Learning Platform before making a booking as these resources may answer your questions. Please ensure that you use your student email address otherwise, there is no guarantee that you will receive a response.

Book an appointment

Preparing for your consultation

You need to bring:

  • A copy of your work (at any stage of development)
  • A copy of the assignment guidelines
  • Your specific questions
  • Any other material you consider relevant to the task

Academic Skills Services

Julienne Stewart-Sandgren
Director of Learning and Teaching

Garo Harwood
Educational developer

Academic Skills Services is located in the EC1 building on the third floor, room 316 and 317.

Other resources

The Teaching and Learning platform
The platform provides online resources for all LUSEM students, which covers many areas of academic study. Login with your Lund University student account to access the Teaching and Learning platform.

Help from a mentor
If you have troubles with anything that concerns your study technique and planning, thesis structuring or any other difficulties, come and visit the mentors in Studiestugan. Studiestugan is open every Tuesday and Thursday 13:00–15:00 in EC3:107.

Help from a librarian
Make an appointment with a librarian for search help and individual guidance in information retrieval.