Workshops

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We offer a wide range of 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. 

Workshops are listed below and are bookable through Advantage by clicking on the workshop title. Where a session has no remaining spaces you can add yourself to the waiting list.

Workshops are currently being delivered online only via Collaborate. A link for joining the session will be included in your booking confirmation. It is also possible to join Collaborate workshops using a ‘dial-in’ function too. If you anticipate problems with your internet connection, please let the Collaborate event organiser know and they will advise you on joining Collaborate via the dial-in mechanism.

  • The what, why, when and how of referencing [online]

    Starts: 14 Jun 2021, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 14 Jun 2021, 6:15 pm
    Remaining places: 28
    This workshop will help you understand what referencing is, why we need to do it, when it is needed in your work and advice on how to reference using the APA 6th (Harvard) style. This session does not cover OSCOLA, Chicago or MLA referencing styles. Please note: This workshop is online.
  • Constructing an Argument [Online]

    Starts: 16 Jun 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 16 Jun 2021, 12:15 pm
    Remaining places: 9
    This session will explore the elements that make up an academic argument, how to write your own and to challenge ones you disagree with.
  • An introduction to EndNote X9 [online]

    Starts: 17 Jun 2021, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 17 Jun 2021, 3:00 pm
    Remaining places: 5
    EndNote X9 is referencing software which can be used to manage your information sources and create citations and reference lists automatically and correctly. It is particularly useful for students working on large projects such as dissertations and theses.
    Please note: This workshop is online.
  • IT Essentials at Salford [Online]

    Starts: 21 Jun 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 21 Jun 2021, 1:00 pm
    Remaining places: 47
    Find out about the key IT tools and services you need to get started at Salford.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

    Starts: 22 Jun 2021, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 22 Jun 2021, 12:00 pm
    Venue: MOS Exam - Certiport exam provider
    Remaining places: 6
    This is an online EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. When booking you MUST have registered on the MOS programme AND scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open now.
  • Get IT qualifications with Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) [online]

    Starts: 23 Jun 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Jun 2021, 1:00 pm
    Remaining places: 43
    Want to prove your MS Office IT skills? Find out how to gain Microsoft certified IT qualifications in applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint...You choose which exams to sit to become a Microsoft Office Specialist. Available to current Students and Staff.
    This webinar is delivered online.
  • Digital Notemaking [online]

    Starts: 23 Jun 2021, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Jun 2021, 2:55 pm
    Remaining places: 21
    This course will teach you how to:
    -Organise your work with OneDrive and OneNote​
    -Improve your critical analysis using matrix tables in Excel or Word​
    -Use speech to text for easier paraphrasing and writing​
    -Make reading easier with Office Lens and Immersive Reader
  • Making the most of eBooks [online]

    Starts: 23 Jun 2021, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Jun 2021, 6:00 pm
    Remaining places: 35
    This workshop will show you how to find and use electronic books (eBooks) in Library Search. This workshop will showcase eBooks and what they can do, and will include tips on using built-in tools to help save you time and advice on targeting your reading This workshop is online.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

    Starts: 30 Jun 2021, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 30 Jun 2021, 6:00 pm
    Venue: MOS Exam - Certiport exam provider
    Remaining places: 7
    This is an online EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. When booking you MUST have registered on the MOS programme AND scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open now.
  • An Introduction to Reflective Writing [online]

    Starts: 9 Jul 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 9 Jul 2021, 1:15 pm
    Remaining places: 40
    This online workshop is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who are new to reflective writing.
  • Avoiding plagiarism in your work [online]

    Starts: 12 Jul 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 12 Jul 2021, 1:00 pm
    Remaining places: 38
    This workshop will help you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it in your work. Please note: This workshop is online.
  • The what, why, when and how of referencing [online]

    Starts: 14 Jul 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 14 Jul 2021, 1:15 pm
    Remaining places: 40
    This workshop will help you understand what referencing is, why we need to do it, when it is needed in your work and advice on how to reference using the APA 6th (Harvard) style. This session does not cover OSCOLA, Chicago or MLA referencing styles. Please note: This workshop is online.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

    Starts: 14 Jul 2021, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 14 Jul 2021, 6:00 pm
    Venue: MOS Exam - Certiport exam provider
    Remaining places: 10
    This is an online EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. When booking you MUST have registered on the MOS programme AND scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open now.
  • Copyright for Teaching - Staff Training [Online]

    Starts: 15 Jul 2021, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 15 Jul 2021, 2:00 pm
    Remaining places: 30
    This workshop aims to help you understand what types of material you may use in your teaching without breaching copyright law.
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