An ‘Essay Doctor’ service is available for each programme to support students with the preparation of assignments and the development of their academic writing skills.  Appointments can be made on an individual or small group basis. 

For appointments, email:


Dr Simon Workman

    Essay Doctor

    BA/BA (Hons) in Humanities

    BA (Hons) in English and History


    Tel: 059 9153210




Candice E. Condon

Essay Doctor

BA/BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care

BA (Hons) in Citizenship and Community Studies


Tel: 059 9153287



What a current student has to say about ARO...

ARO helps students understand that even though they have a disability or learning difficulty they can still get through their studies like any other student – no other service in the college gives this kind of support!

Student of Applied Social Studies Year 2

The service does its best for each and every student, whilst striving to enhance and bring out the student’s ability and potential

Student of Humanities Year 2

ARO helps students to develop specific learning strategies to aid them throughout their academic years

Student of Humanities Year 1

The essay doctor service provides helpful advice and guidance to students on how to improve their academic work…it helped increase my confidence.

Student of Applied Social StudiesYear 1

The essay doctor clearly explained everything to me about referencing and structure and was extremely helpful.

Student of English & HistoryYear 4