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ASKS - Academic Skills Services


Academic Skills Services (ASKS) provides free and confidential learning support, in English and Swedish, for all students at LUSEM. ASKS are available for consultations and also host a series of reading and writing retreats in the LUSEM library.

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Support available

  • Consultations for individuals or small groups
  • Online chat via the ASKS Canvas page
  • Comprehensive online resources for academic writing, referencing, study skills, reading and critical thinking etc.
  • Workshops on various academic skills, in English and Swedish
  • Reading and writing retreats
  • Writing clinics for thesis support (April-June)

ASKS Canvas page

Enrol in ASKS on Canvas to access the Teaching and Learning platform.

ASKS on Canvas

Get help with your thesis

ASKS offers thesis writing clinics in Swedish and English. Between April 22 and May 31, you can book an appointment with us to get help with your thesis. For example, you can get help with strategies for incorporating sources, structuring your text or formulating your research question.

Book a meeting

Book a consultation

ASKS offers individual and small-group consultations. All consultations are made by appointment. 

Book a consultation with ASKS (online form)

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

Please check the ASKS Teaching and Learning platform on Canvas before making a booking as these resources may answer your questions.

Contact Academic Skills Services

Hanna Glad
Language and study consultant

Garo Harwood
Educational developer

Find us above LUSEM Learning Hub in Alfa 6.
Scheelevägen 15H, Lund.

LUSEM Learning Hub
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Reading and writing retreats

When: 9:00-12:00, see dates below
Where: LUSEM Library
For whom: all students

Reading and writing retreats