menu icon mobile devices search icon mobile devicesSearch the site

Workshops

Switch to calendar view

Successful searching

We are running this event more than once on the following dates and times:

Thu 1 Mar 2018, 14:00 - 15:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 14:00 - 15:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more

This session is a workshop to help you think about the basics when searching for information relating to an assignment topic. You will learn a number of different steps which can be taken in order to help refine your results and pinpoint relevant information and resources as quickly as possible. Interactive exercises will give you practical experience of structuring a comprehensive search and help you to develop your own strategies for searching by working through common difficulties.

Discover your approach to learning

We are running this event more than once on the following dates and times:

Tue 6 Mar 2018, 10:00 - 11:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more
Wed 21 Mar 2018, 10:00 - 11:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more

This workshop will introduce you to some different approaches to learning. You will discuss why it is important to recognise your approach and you will consider how having an insight into the way you process information can help you with your studies. You will leave with useful strategies for completing academic tasks such as reading, writing, revision and attending lectures and seminars.

Proofreading: the final stage before submission

We are running this event more than once on the following dates and times:

Thu 8 Mar 2018, 14:00 - 15:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more
Tue 20 Mar 2018, 10:00 - 11:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more

Do you find yourself losing marks for referencing, spelling or grammar? This session will highlight how proofreading a written piece of work to a high standard will improve your marks and increase your academic success. You will work with others to define the term proofreading and understand its place in the process of academic writing. Finally, you will get the chance to put what you have learnt into practice, working together as a group to effectively proofread a sample piece of work.

Note-taking: record, review, reflect

Tue 13 Mar 2018, 10:00 - 11:30

This workshop will help you to develop a more efficient approach to note-taking. In the session you will hear about strategies that will help you to be more critical and purposeful when assessing and recording information. You will get the chance to try out a range of note-taking techniques and develop strategies that suit you. Finally, you will learn how to develop your critical analysis skills and deepen your understanding by returning to your notes to review and reflect on the material.

Find out more

Can we help?