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Proofreading: the final stage before submission

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

Tue 21 Aug 2018, 12:30 - 13:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more
Wed 29 Aug 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.

Academic writing: structuring for effective essays

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

Tue 28 Aug 2018, 13:00 - 14:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more
Wed 26 Sep 2018, 13:30 - 15:00StudentsStaffFullFind out more

This workshop will focus on the skills and techniques needed to plan, structure and write an effective essay. During the workshop you will discover different techniques you can use to structure each of the key sections within an essay. You will participate in a number of activities that will help you to develop your academic writing skills and write more efficiently and effectively.

Note-taking: record, review, reflect

Tue 25 Sep 2018, 11:00 - 12:30

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.

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