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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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Successful searching

In this workshop you will learn how to effectively plan and search for relevant information for an assignment topic. We will explore the 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.

Booking on

This workshop will take place on-campus.

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

Further support

Talk to us online via Library Chat now. You can email us for us advice and to book one-to-ones: uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk

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

Wed 29 Sep 2021, 14:00 - 15:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Tue 12 Oct 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Wed 27 Oct 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more

Academic writing: referencing in your writing

This workshop will focus on effectively referencing sources in your writing. We will look at different ways to incorporate sources including: quotation, summarising and citation. We will also discuss what is appropriate for each method and how to smoothly integrate references into your own writing while simultaneously giving clarity to your own opinion and voice.

Booking on

This workshop will take place on-campus.

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

Further support

Talk to us online via Library Chat now. You can email us for us advice and to book one-to-ones: uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk

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

Thu 30 Sep 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Wed 13 Oct 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Mon 25 Oct 2021, 14:00 - 13:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more

Note-taking: record, review, reflect

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.

Booking on

This workshop will take place on-campus.

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

Further support

Talk to us online via Library Chat now. You can email us for us advice and to book one-to-ones: uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk

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

Tue 5 Oct 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Thu 21 Oct 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more

Academic writing: structuring for effective essays

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.

How to book on

This workshop will take place on-campus.

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

Further support

Talk to us online via Library Chat now. You can email us for us advice and to book one-to-ones: uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk

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

Thu 7 Oct 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Wed 20 Oct 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Tue 2 Nov 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 GMTStudentsStaffSpacesFind out more