The IMI Knowledge Centre offers two purpose-designed Academic Support Sessions. These are distinct from the general support service that is available to you at any time.

To schedule either support session, or a more general support session, for yourself or a study group contact .

How it Works

Running time per session: 20-30 mins approx.

Pick a date from the schedule below and use this form to book yourself in.

We will send you an invite to a Microsoft Teams meeting an hour or so before the session starts. We encourage groups of 3+ people to attend together.

If you or a group of your classmates would like to schedule a time outside of the dates or times below, please let us know and we will try our best to accommodate you. These are live sessions and cannot be recorded.

The schedule may change. More dates can be added. Please keep an eye on Twitter for regular updates.

Session 1: Planning Your Assignment

During this session, you will learn how to plan your assignments more effectively by breaking down the planning process into 5 easy steps.

The aim of this session is to help you to:

  • Develop a plan of action (using 5 steps) for planning your assignment.
  • Understand your assignment title – to answer what’s being asked.
  • Feel equipped to organize information.
  • Prepare paragraphs using structure.


Thursday, March 25th13:00
Monday, April 12th13:00
Thursday, April 29th13:00
Monday, May 17th13:00
Monday, June 14th13:00
Thursday, June 24th13.00


Session 2: Writing Critically

During this session, we will explore what it means to write critically by grading and evaluating two essays to identify characteristics of good critical writing.

The aim of this session is to help you to:

  • Understand the grading criteria used at IMI.
  • Understand the difference between descriptive and critical writing.
  • Identify characteristics of good critical writing


Friday, March 26th13:00
Tuesday, April 13th13:00
Friday, April 30th13:00
Friday, May 14th13:00
Tuesday, May 18th13:00
Tuesday, June 15th13.00
Friday, June 25th13.00


If you have any questions/queries, please contact the IMI Knowledge Centre at

Image credit: