Enhancing Academic Advising and Personal Tutoring in Higher Education

UKAT, the United Kingdom Advising and Tutoring association, is a learned society of professional practitioners and researchers interested in advancing the scholarship and practice of student advising and personal tutoring in Higher Education in the UK. We advance the field through our conferences, symposia, workshops, support for original research, peer-reviewed academic publications, accreditation of practice, professional courses, and resources.

Webinar - Using student data to enhance personal tutoring: insights from pre-arrival surveys and feedback journals - Thursday, October 19, 2023

As personal tutors, we want to know our students better and help them achieve their academic goals. But how can we access and use the data that is available to us about our students and their learning? How can we use this data to provide personalised and effective support to our students?

This webinar is free to attend and open to all    Register to attend




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UKAT promotes collaborations and the sharing of research-informed effective practice. We offer many ways to get involved, connect with others and further your professional development, including



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Becoming a member means joining a nationwide community of professional advisors, personal tutors, academics, researchers and students who are working to support student success and enhance their educational development.


Members enjoy various benefits, including access to resources, events and professional mentoring. 


We offer Institutional Membership, Personal Membership and Student Membership.

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UKAT offers a wealth of resources to help members stay abreast of latest developments, share effective practice and support professional development. Member resources include


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UKAT organises and supports regular events for both members and non-members.

Our Member Institutions

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