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Academic Consultations

The Academic Development Centre offers the following academic consultations:

 Type of consultation Description Contact details
 Individual academic consultation One-on-one and/or small group academic counselling and learning skills support to students. In this semi-informal forum, attention is given to specific individual or small group needs, while helping them to develop their learning skills.

APB − Palesa Tlasi
K Block, First floor 
011 559 1646


APK − Receptionist D Ring 3
011 559 2568


DFC − JOB Atrium D G232
011 559 6633


SWC − Ms. Nokwanda Shabangu
Adelaide Tambo Building
011 559 5652


Reading Coordinator
Ms. Mapelo Tlowane
K Block, First floor, APB
011 559 1092

Focus group consultationStudents who are doing the same module are assisted in small groups (8 students per group). 
Reading consultationIndividual consultations deal specifically with reading challenges faced by the individual student.  Students bring their own course reading material and get assisted with the specific reading challenge that they are facing.


Group consultations are also facilitated provided the group is facing the same reading challenge.

Academic writing consultationUJ writing centres assist both under- and postgraduate students through one-on-one, group, and online consultations.


They also assist lecturers through academic literacies workshops, tutor training in academic writing support, and language and assessment. 

APK – D Ring 3   
011 559 2568

APB − Block K      
011 559 1646

DFC − Room 6311
John Orr Building          
011 559 6595

SWC − ACA/111  
011 559 5652