Gill Burgess

Academic Adviser

Professional Role

Gill is one of the student learning advisors for LUMS and works with students on a range of study issues. Her aim is to help students in LUMS develop as independent and effective learners. 

Along with Sharon McCulloch, Gill offers regular drop-in sessions, runs workshops and courses, and provides one-to-one tutorials for students who are referred by their department, tutor, college, LUSU or Student Based Services. Gill and Sharon work together as part of the LUMS Effective Learning Team, with Gill focusing on postgraduate student support.

Gill co-ordinates the Academic Writing Zone in LUMS.

You can find details of learning development and study advice provision, including the times and venues for classes, drop-ins and the Academic Writing Zone, on the LUMS Effective Learning  Moodle site: or you can email Gill on