The role of personal tutors
All Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught students are allocated a personal tutor from within their department or faculty. Postgraduate Research students will have a research supervisor.
A personal tutor is an academic member of staff who will take an active interest in a student's academic progress and university experience, and is concerned for a student's general welfare.
All students will also be able to contact a Senior Tutor in their department. You can explore how these academic members of staff will support you in the Student Guide to Personal Tutoring.
Our advice is to get to know your personal tutor; the system works best for you if you maintain good communications with them.
Personal tutors will contact their tutees over the King's network; you should check your King's email regularly for communication from your personal tutor.
If you cannot attend a meeting with your personal tutor, be sure to contact them to arrange a more suitable time. Regular communication helps to prevent staff developing concerns about student safety.
Current students can find out more about personal tutoring at King's on our internal pages.