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Workshops

The Counselling and Mental Health Service also offers a wide range of workshops, which are bookable through their website here (http://www.counsellingservice.manchester.ac.uk/workshops/).

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Proofreading: the final stage before submission (on campus)

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.

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Due to popularity, booking onto the event is essential to ensure a place.

Further support

Can't make this session? Talk to us online via Library Chat now, or send us an email: tls@manchester-uk.libanswers.com.

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

Tomorrow, 14:00 - 15:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Tue 25 Jun 2024, 10:00 - 11:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Thu 18 Jul 2024, 10:00 - 11:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more

Critical reading: getting the most out of your reading (on campus)

In the workshop you will learn about what it means to read critically. You will develop and practice critical reading skills such as actively engaging with written material through the process of asking questions and noting reactions. You will practice identifying the authors opinion and use of evidence and analysis. Finally you will practice the art of summarizing a text in order to gain a deep understanding of what you've read.

This workshop will also introduce you to software which will help you to actively engage with the text and take notes.

Booking on

Due to popularity, booking onto the event is essential to ensure a place.

Further support

Talk to us online via Library Chat now. Alternatively, you can email us for advice at tls@manchester-uk.libanswers.com.

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

Wed 19 Jun 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Thu 4 Jul 2024, 10:00 - 11:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more

Reflective writing: how to write critically about your learning experience (on campus)

Tue 2 Jul 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 BST (GMT+1)

This workshop will give you practical experience of producing a piece of reflective writing, taking you through one possible model of reflective writing (Gibbs 1998). In the session you will learn about the conventions of reflective writing and how it differs from academic essay writing, before having the chance to write a draft of several key elements of a reflective writing piece, working with and receiving feedback from others in the group.

Booking on

Due to popularity, booking onto the event is essential to ensure a place.

Further support

Talk to us online via Library Chat now. Alternatively, you can email us for advice at tls@manchester-uk.libanswers.com.

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