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Connecting to the core of University life

AcademicLives works with academics at all stages of career to be at their best while sustaining personal resilience and well-being.

AcademicLives provides unique and direct engagement with the core experience of university life to enhance the connection between aspiration, everyday practice and personal well-being.

AcademicLives offers a portfolio of experiential, coaching based workshops, programmes, one-to-one and group coaching, all uniquely based on an intimate understanding of the experience of academic life.

AcademicLives has been developed by Will Medd – using his unique experience as a professional certified coach and a former academic, Will has worked with hundreds of academics and offers an intimate understanding of university life.

“Invaluable in redressing work-life balance and getting to the core of what I want to achieve which is integral to improving my performance within my department and the institution.” (PI Development Programme, Lancaster University, 2017)

“Brilliant – engaging and friendly from the start. Made everyone feel welcome and valued” (The PhD Leader, Leeds University School, November 2018)

“Will was excellent and really used a wide variety of experiential learning techniques that had a lasting impact” ResilientResearcher, Manchester Metropolitan University, November 2017)