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PAT Resources

Welcome to PAT Resources.

Explanation of resources:
The University of Huddersfield PAT policy defines the scope and expectations of the role, as well as good practice.

‘The University takes an individualised approach to supporting each of its students to achieve their best. Personal Academic Tutors (PATs) have an important role to play in this, guiding students towards the most appropriate support, and helping them achieve their academic potential. Every student is different. Some will come to University, adapt to their new surroundings straight away and flourish. Others may struggle with adapting to their new academic environment. PATs are there for students to help them get the most out of their time at University and to discuss academic progress, but they are also there to direct students towards appropriate support services such as wellbeing and finance should personal problems arise.’ (University of Huddersfield Personal Academic Tutoring Policy, 2017)

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The resources and attribution:

These resources were produced through a joint HEFCE/OfS funded Catalyst project ‘Addressing Barriers to Student Success’ by one of the University of Huddersfield’s partner institutions, Lincoln University. They are produced with a Creative Commons licence so can be duplicated and edited should you wish to use parts of them in another context following the terms of the Creative Commons license.

How to edit Sways

These are editable resources. They are created under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. You can view them without an account.

If you want to make duplicates of any of the Sways to adapt for your own use, you will need to open an account with (Microsoft)

To edit, add and delete sections you need to have Office 365 (university student accounts have this, staff accounts do not, as yet).

How to edit

  • open the individual Sway you want to duplicate.
  • click the three dots in the top right-hand corner and open.
  • If you are not signed in already, click the three dots and sign in.
  • again, click on the three dots and click ‘Duplicate this Sway’.
  • You can now either edit it or see it in your Sway account.
  • Add to the Sway that you have adapted it from the original, so the authors are still credited.