Workshops

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We offer a wide range of online and 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 by clicking on the workshop title. Where a session has no remaining spaces you can add yourself to the waiting list.

  • Academic and Writing Skills
    • An introduction to Reflective Writing

      Starts: 30 Nov 2020, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 30 Nov 2020, 1:15 pm
      Remaining places: 1
      By the end of this session you will be able to
      - describe the key features of reflective writing
      - use a model of reflection to structure reflective writing
      - start writing reflectively
    • Finding journals and articles [Online]

      Starts: 30 Nov 2020, 5:00 pm
      Finishes: 30 Nov 2020, 6:00 pm
      Remaining places: 30
      This is a live session in which we will discuss how to find journal articles. We will use Library search to look for articles for your research and how to make the most of using it from off-campus. This workshop is online.
    • An Introduction to literature reviews [online]

      Starts: 2 Dec 2020, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 2 Dec 2020, 3:00 pm
      Remaining places: 17
      Wondering what a literature review is and how you might approach writing one, then this workshop is for you.
    • Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills [online]

      Starts: 3 Dec 2020, 11:00 am
      Finishes: 3 Dec 2020, 12:00 pm
      Remaining places: 39
      This session is aimed at undergraduate and masters level students who wish to improve their critical thinking, reading and writing skills.
    • The what, why, when and how of referencing [online]

      Starts: 9 Dec 2020, 5:00 pm
      Finishes: 9 Dec 2020, 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 or Chicago referencing styles. Please note: This workshop is online.
  • Digital Skills
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 9 Dec 2020, 4:00 pm
      Finishes: 9 Dec 2020, 5:00 pm
      Venue: MOS Exam - Certiport exam provider
      Remaining places: 3
      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 25 November.
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 17 Dec 2020, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 17 Dec 2020, 11:00 am
      Venue: MOS Exam - Certiport exam provider
      Remaining places: 5
      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 2 December.
  • Information Search Skills
    • Finding journals and articles [Online]

      Starts: 30 Nov 2020, 5:00 pm
      Finishes: 30 Nov 2020, 6:00 pm
      Remaining places: 30
      This is a live session in which we will discuss how to find journal articles. We will use Library search to look for articles for your research and how to make the most of using it from off-campus. This workshop is online.
    • Finding and using eBooks [online]

      Starts: 11 Dec 2020, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 11 Dec 2020, 1:00 pm
      Remaining places: 38
      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.
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