The DAT Community of Practice meets termly to discuss matters of interest to the group, as well as to share experiences/best practice and to support each other in the role. Speakers from outside the CoP are sometimes invited to share information that is relevant and/or to seek the group’s feedback or ideas. There is also an email list ( which is used by members to share ideas, ask questions and gather insights into aspects of the role, as well as by other university staff to disseminate information relevant to DATs and Academic Tutors.


The 2019-20 chair of the CoP is Paul Jenkins (Psychology), and the meeting dates are:

  • Wednesday 23rd October 2019
  • Thursday 13th February 2020
  • Thursday 21st May 2020

All meetings are from 12:15-1:45 pm, and lunch is provided.

Bookings can be made via UoRLearn.


If you have suggestions for agenda items, please email Jo Cordy (CQSD).