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Getting to Know Support Staff - Study Skills

By RGrant 13 Aug 2021

John Little

Job Title: Maths and Statistics Tutor

How to Contact: 

studyskills@rgu.ac.uk; j.little@rgu.ac.uk

Your Favourite Part of Your Role:

Helping students to refresh and/or develop their maths and basic statistics and IT skills.

Your Top Advice for Students:

Spread your effort and test yourself frequently.

Your Favourite Part of Aberdeen: Goals five aside football pitches hold many fond memories.


Dr Kerry Karam

Job Title: Writing and Study Skills Tutor

How to Contact: 

studyskills@rgu.ac.ukk.karam@rgu.ac.uk

Your Favourite Part of Your Role:

I like every part of my job. If I can do anything at all to support, motivate, encourage, or guide students, then I’m happy. 

Your Top Advice for Students:

You can do it! Take it one step at a time, don’t look too far forward. You may not feel capable of that next step yet, but by the time you get there, you’ll be ready. 

Your Favourite Part of Aberdeen: The awesome RGU campus, of course. I feel at home there.  

Favourite Film / Book:

My favourite film is American Dreamer, the 1984 Rick Rosenthal movie starring JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti and Giancarlo Giannini. It’s genius. 

Favourite Famous Quote: 

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.”

- James Keller