Come to a workshop


We offer a wide range of face-to-face skills training. If you need to improve your IT skills, learn how to find information for your assignments or improve your study skills this is a great place to start.

All workshops are bookable through Advantage via the 'Book now...' link.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 20 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Newton Building, room B04b, Main Campus.
Remaining places: 5
This event is for taking exams in Microsoft Office Specialist. Essential requirements for taking a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam are that you have registered for the MOS programme, used the training software and achieved 70% or more in 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s.

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Word: Formatting your dissertation or thesis

Starts: 21 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus. Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
Remaining places: 5
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: Ready to type up your dissertation? Learn about heading styles & captions to create automatic Table of Contents, Table of Figures, etc. Apply different page number formats and change page orientation via Section breaks.
- Unsuitable for Word beginners
- Bookings open 6 February

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Excel: Analysing Data

Starts: 23 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, Room C811, Frederick Road Campus
Remaining places: 6
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: This course is for students with some knowledge of Excel. It's for those who would like to be able to analyse data in existing spreadsheets.
Booking is essential for this course as it is often oversubscribed.
- Not suitable for Excel beginners
-- Bookings open on 10 February

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 28 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Newton Building, room B04b, Main Campus.
Remaining places: 5
This event is for taking exams in Microsoft Office Specialist. Essential requirements for taking a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam are that you have registered for the MOS programme, used the training software and achieved 70% or more in 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s.

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PowerPoint - Creating Academic Posters

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus. Walk up the main stairs to access the lifts. Go up to Level 7/8. Walk up to level 8, turn left to find room C811 first door on the right.
Remaining places: 15
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: Need to create a PowerPoint academic poster for an assignment, or perhaps you need it for presenting at a conference? Get some tips and make a start at this workshop.

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Excel: The Basics

Starts: 8 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 8 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus.
Remaining places: 15
This course is for those with little or no experience of Excel. It’s suitable as a refresher before attending our other Excel courses too.
- Bookings open on 23 February 2016

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Introduction to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Workshop

Starts: 8 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 8 Mar 2017 1:30 PM
Venue: Newton building, room B4b, Main campus. At main entrance, walk down two sets of steps to the basement (lift also available). The training room is through the double doors, at the end of the corridor.
Remaining places: 12
Want proof of your IT skills? Microsoft Office Specialist is a globally recognised certification for up 5 MS Office 2016 applications. This certification programme is available - for free - for current University students & staff. Find out more at this workshop.

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Excel: Formulas and Functions

Starts: 17 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Peel Park campus.
Remaining places: 16
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: This is an intermediate level course for those with some basic knowledge of Excel. Learn about what you can do with Formulas and Functions in Excel. You must book a place to attend this course.
- Not suitable for Excel beginners
- Bookings open 1 March

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Excel: Analysing Data

Starts: 24 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, Room C811, Frederick Road Campus
Remaining places: 16
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: This course is for students with some knowledge of Excel. It's for those who would like to be able to analyse data in existing spreadsheets.
Booking is essential for this course as it is often oversubscribed.
- Not suitable for Excel beginners
-- Bookings open on 3 March

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Library Tour

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.

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Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

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Bite-size introduction to EndNote for Sciences

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 2:30 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Room 209
Remaining places: 5
EndNote X7 is software which can be used to manage your information sources and create citations and references automatically and correctly.

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Search the Academic Way

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

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Library Tour

Starts: 22 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.

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Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 22 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 22 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Bite-size introduction to EndNote for Sciences

Starts: 29 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Mar 2017 2:30 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Room 209
Remaining places: 9
EndNote X7 is software which can be used to manage your information sources and create citations and references automatically and correctly.

Book now...


Library Tour

Starts: 26 Apr 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Apr 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.

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Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 26 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 26 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Library Tour

Starts: 24 May 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.

Book now...


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 24 May 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 24 May 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Library Tour

Starts: 28 Jun 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.

Book now...


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 28 Jun 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: TBC
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 28 Jun 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: TBC
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Library Tour

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.

Book now...


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: TBC
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: TBC
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Library Tour

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.

Book now...


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: TBC
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: TBC
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.

Book now...


Presentation Skills

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building L710
Remaining places: 23
Presentation skills

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Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: L219 Allerton building
Remaining places: 8
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Reading and Effective Note-Taking

Starts: 25 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 25 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library Room 208
Remaining places: 12
How to evaluate academic sources and take effective notes

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 25 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Feb 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library Room 208
Remaining places: 11
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 27 Feb 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 320
Remaining places: 23
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 114
Remaining places: 18
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Effective Note-Taking and Evaluating Sources

Starts: 2 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 320
Remaining places: 27
How to take effective notes and evaluate academic sources

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 6 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Brian Blatchford building PO35 (building next to Mary Seacole)
Remaining places: 26
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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Tackling Literature Reviews

Starts: 10 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 10 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel 331
Remaining places: 27
Strategies for understanding, writing and structuring Literature Reviews as stand-alone assignments or as part of longer research projects.

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Giving a presentation

Starts: 10 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 10 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell building 822
Remaining places: 17
Preparing for and delivering good presentations

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 13 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Mar 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: L219 Allerton building
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 16 Mar 2017 9:00 AM
Finishes: 16 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Venue: Peel building room 111
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills (Saturday Session)

Starts: 18 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, Room 208
Remaining places: 25
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style (Saturday workshop)

Starts: 18 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth library, room 208
Remaining places: 25
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Giving a presentation

Starts: 22 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Mary Seacole building MS1.32
Remaining places: 25
Preparing for and delivering good presentations

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 23 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Gilbert Room 2 (the Gilbert Building is next to Maxwell Hall)
Remaining places: 30
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 29 Mar 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Mar 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 114
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 3 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 3 Apr 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: L219 Allerton building
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 4 Apr 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 4 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 320
Remaining places: 30
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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Confidence Building for Public Speaking

Starts: 4 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Apr 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 824
Remaining places: 30
A practical session to help take some of the nerves out of public speaking and improve your delivery.

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Tackling Literature Reviews

Starts: 6 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Apr 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 107
Remaining places: 30
Strategies for understanding, writing and structuring Literature Reviews as stand-alone assignments or as part of longer research projects.

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Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 7 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel 107
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Giving a presentation

Starts: 12 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Apr 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 822
Remaining places: 25
Preparing for and delivering good presentations

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 13 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 13 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: L218 Allerton building
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

Book now...


Giving a presentation

Starts: 18 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 824
Remaining places: 30
Preparing for and delivering good presentations

Book now...


Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 26 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Apr 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 824
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Tackling Literature Reviews

Starts: 2 May 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 2 May 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Peel 331
Remaining places: 30
Strategies for understanding, writing and structuring Literature Reviews as stand-alone assignments or as part of longer research projects.

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 4 May 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 4 May 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 114
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

Book now...


Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 24 May 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: L707 Allerton
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Tackling Literature Reviews

Starts: 1 Jun 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 1 Jun 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 107
Remaining places: 30
Strategies for understanding, writing and structuring Literature Reviews as stand-alone assignments or as part of longer research projects.

Book now...


Tackling Literature Reviews

Starts: 12 Jun 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Jun 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 824
Remaining places: 30
Strategies for understanding, writing and structuring Literature Reviews as stand-alone assignments or as part of longer research projects.

Book now...


Library Tour

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 22 Feb 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Feb 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Library Tour

Starts: 22 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 22 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 22 Mar 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Library Tour

Starts: 26 Apr 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Apr 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 26 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 26 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Library Tour

Starts: 24 May 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 24 May 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 24 May 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, room CW208 (accessible through computer suite on Library 1st Floor)
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Library Tour

Starts: 28 Jun 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 28 Jun 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: TBC
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 28 Jun 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Jun 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: TBC
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Library Tour

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: TBC
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 26 Jul 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 26 Jul 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: TBC
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Library Tour

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 11:30 AM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Library, meet on the ground floor at the Library stand.
A short tour of the Clifford Whitworth Library facilities for new students.


Get Ahead with Computing, Library & Study Essentials

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: TBC
This one hour session will introduce you to the Library services available during your time at the University.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


Search the Academic Way

Starts: 23 Aug 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Aug 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: TBC
Not sure on how to start using the Library for your studies? This one hour workshop will help you locate the quality academic materials you need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

It is preferable that you book a place but students are welcome to turn up on the day.


We want you to be at your best for study. The following workshops are provided by the Wellbeing Service. The Wellbeing Service can help you find ways to cope with the everyday stresses of student life. Be this through attending workshops or attending one to one appointments. A Wellbeing Adviser will listen and offer personal and practical support. You can contact the Wellbeing Service through the following ways:

  • Email: wellbeing@salford.ac.uk
  • Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 1 then option 1 again)
  • Through Advantage booking system
  • In person at the askus desk at University House

Guided relaxation

Starts: 24 Feb 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Feb 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: MS264
Remaining places: 22
We all have busy lives, so take time out from your hectic schedule and try our monthly guided relaxation session. It's completely free and maybe it's just what you need!

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Craft Group

Starts: 1 Mar 2017 2:30 PM
Finishes: 1 Mar 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: Maxwell Well - next to Gilbert Rooms
A group where students get together to make and create with the aim of enjoying the experience and each other's company.

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Put Off Putting Off (procrastination workshop) - STUDENTS ONLY

Starts: 8 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 8 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 17
This workshop will look at how and why we procrastinate and what we can do about it. It will address common causes of procrastination, its effects and what we can try to do to prevent ourselves falling into the procrastination trap.

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Craft group

Starts: 8 Mar 2017 2:30 PM
Finishes: 8 Mar 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: Maxwell Well - next to Gilbert Rooms
A group where students get together to make and create with the aim of enjoying the experience and each other's company.

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Developing Assertiveness Workshop

Starts: 10 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 10 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Venue: Derwent, University House
The Developing Assertiveness workshop will support students to recognise different types of communication styles and show them techniques on how to think and behave more assertively.

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Relaxation Workshop

Starts: 10 Mar 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Mar 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: MS263
Remaining places: 24
Do you want to experience a more peaceful life? Improve your wellbeing and come to our relaxation workshop and where will look at different techniques to incorporate relaxation into your life, find the right approach for you, explore the benefits and try a guided relaxation!

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Walk Tall (self-confidence and self-esteem workshop) - STUDENTS ONLY

Starts: 15 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 15 Mar 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 23
The workshop will include definitions of self-confidence and self-esteem, where they come from and how they affect our behaviour. We will also look at strategies for improving self-confidence and self-esteem, as well as doing some interesting practical exercises.

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Craft Group

Starts: 15 Mar 2017 2:30 PM
Finishes: 15 Mar 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: Maxwell Well - next to Gilbert Rooms
A group where students get together to make and create with the aim of enjoying the experience and each other's company.

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Craft Group

Starts: 22 Mar 2017 2:30 PM
Finishes: 22 Mar 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: Maxwell Well - next to Gilbert Rooms
A group where students get together to make and create with the aim of enjoying the experience and each other's company.

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The art of imperfection - Perfectionism Workshop

Starts: 24 Mar 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 24 Mar 2017 11:00 AM
Venue: Derwent, University House
Workshop to discuss perfectionsim and how it affects us. Coping strategies given to students.

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Guided Relaxation

Starts: 24 Mar 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Mar 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: MS263
Remaining places: 28
We all have busy lives, so take time out from your hectic schedule and try our monthly guided relaxation session. It's completely free and maybe it's just what you need!

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Guided Relaxation

Starts: 21 Apr 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Apr 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: MS264
Remaining places: 30
We all have busy lives, so take time out from your hectic schedule and try our monthly guided relaxation session. It's completely free and maybe it's just what you need!

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Put Off Putting Off (procrastination workshop) - STUDENTS ONLY

Starts: 26 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 26 Apr 2017 11:00 AM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 28
This workshop will look at how and why we procrastinate and what we can do about it. It will address common causes of procrastination, its effects and what we can try to do to prevent ourselves falling into the procrastination trap.

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Walk Tall (self-confidence and self-esteem workshop) - STUDENTS ONLY

Starts: 3 May 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 3 May 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 30
The workshop will include definitions of self-confidence and self-esteem, where they come from and how they affect our behaviour. We will also look at strategies for improving self-confidence and self-esteem, as well as doing some interesting practical exercises.

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Relaxation Workshop

Starts: 5 May 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 5 May 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: MS264
Remaining places: 30
Do you want to experience a more peaceful life? Improve your wellbeing and come to our relaxation workshop and where will look at different techniques to incorporate relaxation into your life, find the right approach for you, explore the benefits and try a guided relaxation!

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Guided Relaxation

Starts: 19 May 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 19 May 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: MS263
Remaining places: 30
We all have busy lives, so take time out from your hectic schedule and try our monthly guided relaxation session. It's completely free and maybe it's just what you need!

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Put Off Putting Off (procrastination workshop) - STUDENTS ONLY

Starts: 24 May 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 11:00 AM
Venue: Kent and Leven Rooms, University House
Remaining places: 30
This workshop will look at how and why we procrastinate and what we can do about it. It will address common causes of procrastination, its effects and what we can try to do to prevent ourselves falling into the procrastination trap.

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Relaxation Workshop

Starts: 9 Jun 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Jun 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: MS264
Do you want to experience a more peaceful life? Improve your wellbeing and come to our relaxation workshop and where will look at different techniques to incorporate relaxation into your life, find the right approach for you, explore the benefits and try a guided relaxation!

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Guided Relaxation

Starts: 23 Jun 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jun 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: MS263
Remaining places: 30
We all have busy lives, so take time out from your hectic schedule and try our monthly guided relaxation session. It's completely free and maybe it's just what you need!

Book now...