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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.

PowerPoint - Creating Academic Posters

Starts: 7 Dec 2016 2:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Dec 2016 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: 6
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: Analysing Data

Starts: 8 Dec 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 8 Dec 2016 3:00 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: 0
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

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 9 Dec 2016 2:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Dec 2016 4:00 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: 7
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: Enhancing your Presentations

Starts: 13 Dec 2016 2:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Dec 2016 4:00 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: 7
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: This workshop examines PowerPoint features that can be used to further develop PowerPoint presentations.

This workshop assumes participants have a basic knowledge of the software /or has attended our 'PowerPoint: The Basics' course.
- Bookings open

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 14 Dec 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Dec 2016 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: 15 Dec 2016 2:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Dec 2016 5:00 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: 0
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: About to type up your dissertation? Discover heading styles & captions to create automatic Table of Contents, Table of Figures, etc. Apply different page numbering formats and changes in page orientation via Section breaks.
- Not suitable for Word beginners

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Introduction to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Workshop

Starts: 25 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jan 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: 15
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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Finding Journal Articles: Health and Social Care

Starts: 13 Dec 2016 11:00 AM
Finishes: 13 Dec 2016 12:00 PM
Venue: C811 Allerton Building
Remaining places: 13
For students new to searching, this session is a quick and easy introduction to finding journal articles using SOLAR.

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Library Tour

Starts: 14 Dec 2016 11:00 AM
Finishes: 14 Dec 2016 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: 14 Dec 2016 12:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Dec 2016 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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Search the Academic Way

Starts: 14 Dec 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Dec 2016 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: 30 Jan 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Jan 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: 30 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 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: 30 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 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: 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.

Book now...


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.

Book now...


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.

Book now...


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...


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.

Book now...


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...


Exam and revision techniques

Starts: 9 Dec 2016 2:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Dec 2016 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building L218
Remaining places: 27
Learn effective approaches to revision and exam technique.

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Exam and revision techniques

Starts: 14 Dec 2016 3:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Dec 2016 5:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Building Room 824
Remaining places: 28
Learn effective approaches to revision and exam technique.

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Library Tour

Starts: 14 Dec 2016 11:00 AM
Finishes: 14 Dec 2016 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: 14 Dec 2016 12:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Dec 2016 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: 14 Dec 2016 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Dec 2016 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: 30 Jan 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 30 Jan 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: 30 Jan 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 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: 30 Jan 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Jan 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 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.