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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.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 5 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 5 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Newton Building, room B04b, Main Campus.
Remaining places: 8
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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Introduction to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Workshop

Starts: 10 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Newton Building, room B04b, Main Campus.
Remaining places: 13
Want to prove your IT skills? Achieve globally recognised IT qualifications in up to 7 Office 2013 applications? The 'MOS' programme provides the chance to study online, sit exams in applications that interest you and become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist. 1hr + optional 30min practice.

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Excel: The Basics

Starts: 11 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 11 Apr 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, room C811, Frederick Road campus.
Remaining places: 16
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: 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 28 April

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 12 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Newton Building, room B04b, Main Campus.
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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Excel: Formulas and Functions

Starts: 3 May 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 3 May 2017 1:00 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.
- Not suitable for complete beginners - please attend Excel Basics first
- Bookings open 18 April

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Introduction to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Workshop

Starts: 8 May 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 8 May 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Newton Building, room B04b, Main Campus.
Remaining places: 17
Want to prove your IT skills? Achieve globally recognised IT qualifications in up to 7 Office 2013 applications? The 'MOS' programme provides the chance to study online, sit exams in applications that interest you and become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist. 1hr + optional 30min practice.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 9 May 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 9 May 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Newton Building, room B04b, Main Campus.
Remaining places: 10
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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Excel: Analysing Data

Starts: 10 May 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 10 May 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton building, Room C811, Frederick Road Campus
Remaining places: 15
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.
- NOT suitable for Excel beginners - please attend Excel Basics first
-- Bookings open 26 April

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Word: Formatting your dissertation or thesis

Starts: 16 May 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 16 May 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: Newton building, room B4b, Main campus. After entering the building, walk down the short flight of steps to the basement (a lift is also available). The training room is at the end of the corridor.
Remaining places: 10
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 2 May

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 17 May 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 17 May 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: Newton Building, room B04b, Main Campus.
Remaining places: 10
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: Professional presentations

Starts: 24 May 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 24 May 2017 1:00 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: 16
FOR STUDENTS ONLY: Ideal for beginners, or those who would enjoy a refresher.
Beginning with the basics, but featuring transitions, animations and inserting videos too.
Bookings open on 10 May.

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Bite-size introduction to EndNote

Starts: 4 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Apr 2017 2:30 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Room 208
Remaining places: 8
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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Library Tour

Starts: 10 Apr 2017 3:30 PM
Finishes: 10 Apr 2017 4:00 PM
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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Library Tour

Starts: 11 Apr 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 11 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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Library Tour

Starts: 13 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Apr 2017 2:30 PM
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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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.

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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.

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Media City - Library Workshop - Searching for Information and Referencing

Starts: 27 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Venue: MCUK room 2.23
A hands-on workshop to provide practical help with searching for information for a theory essay or assignment. Includes a referencing refresher.

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Media City - Library Workshop - Searching for Information and Referencing

Starts: 28 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Apr 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: MCUK room 2.23
A hands-on workshop to provide practical help with searching for information for a theory essay or assignment. Includes a referencing refresher.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...


Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 3 Apr 2017 1:30 PM
Finishes: 3 Apr 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: L219 Allerton building
Remaining places: 0
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: 13
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: 13
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: 23
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: 10
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: 6
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: 0
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Giving a presentation

Starts: 18 Apr 2017 10:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2017 12:00 PM
Venue: Chapman Seminar Room 3
Remaining places: 26
Preparing for and delivering good presentations

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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

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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.

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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.

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Library Tour

Starts: 10 Apr 2017 3:30 PM
Finishes: 10 Apr 2017 4:00 PM
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.


Library Tour

Starts: 11 Apr 2017 11:00 AM
Finishes: 11 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.


Library Tour

Starts: 13 Apr 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Apr 2017 2:30 PM
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.


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: 21 Apr 2017 3:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Apr 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: MS264
Remaining places: 20
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: 19
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: 25
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: 12 May 2017 2:00 PM
Finishes: 12 May 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: MS264
Remaining places: 26
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: 29
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...


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: 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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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!

Book now...


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...