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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.

Introduction to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Workshop

Starts: 24 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Peel building, Peel Park campus. The training room, LG 02/03, is on the Lower Ground of the building.
Remaining places: 0
Want to prove your IT skills? Achieve globally recognised IT qualifications in Office 2016 applications. Study online, sit exams in applications that interest you and become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist. Available to current Students and Staff. Bookings open 7 January 2018.

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Word: Formatting your dissertation or thesis

Starts: 12 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 12 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Peel building, Peel Park campus. The training room, LG 02/03, is on the Lower Ground of the building.
Remaining places: 16
Ready to type up your dissertation/thesis? 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 from 29 January

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Introduction to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Workshop

Starts: 13 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Peel building, Peel Park campus. The training room, LG 02/03, is on the Lower Ground of the building.
Remaining places: 18
Want to prove your IT skills? Achieve globally recognised IT qualifications in Office 2016 applications. Study online, sit exams in applications that interest you and become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist. Available to current Students and Staff. 1hr session + optional 30min practice.

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PowerPoint: Creating professional presentations

Starts: 19 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Feb 2018 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: Ideal for beginners, or those who would enjoy a refresher.
Beginning with the basics, but moving to more intermediate features such as transitions, animations and embedding videos.
Bookings open on 5 February.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 4:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, Room c811. Once in the building walk up the stairs & take the lift up to level 7/8. After walking up the set of steps turn left at the doors & C811 is the first door on the right.
Remaining places: 10
This is an EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings which do not meet this criteria will be cancelled. Booking opens 6 February.

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IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.

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PowerPoint - Creating Academic Posters

Starts: 28 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 28 Feb 2018 12:00 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: 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.

Bookings open 14 February.

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IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 14 Mar 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.

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IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 18 Apr 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.

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IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 23 May 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 May 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.

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IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.

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IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.

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Introduction to EndNote X8

Starts: 31 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Room 209
Remaining places: 10
EndNote X8 is software which can be used to manage your information sources and create citations and references automatically and correctly.

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Plagiarism and how to avoid it

Starts: 14 Feb 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Feb 2018 7:00 PM
Venue: Online session - via Collaborate (instructions on how to join will be sent the day before)
Remaining places: 20
An overview of plagiarism and useful tools to help avoid it.

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Plagiarism and how to avoid it

Starts: 15 Feb 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Feb 2018 7:00 PM
Venue: Online session - via Collaborate (instructions on how to join will be sent the day before)
Remaining places: 19
An overview of plagiarism and useful tools to help avoid it.

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Library tour

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

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Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

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Library tour

Starts: 14 Mar 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 14 Mar 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

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Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 14 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Mar 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

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Library tour

Starts: 18 Apr 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

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Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 18 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

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Library tour

Starts: 23 May 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 May 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

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Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 23 May 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 May 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

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Library tour

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

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Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

Book now...


Library tour

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.

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Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.

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Referencing your work APA 6th (Harvard) style

Starts: 29 Jan 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel LG05
Remaining places: 0
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) style referencing system

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Effective Note-Taking and Evaluating Sources

Starts: 13 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 13 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Mary Seacole MS160
Remaining places: 20
How to take effective notes and evaluate academic sources

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Referencing your work APA 6th (Harvard) style

Starts: 14 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Mary Seacole MS187
Remaining places: 25
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) style referencing system

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 15 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Mary Seacole MS169/170
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Tackling Literature Reviews

Starts: 16 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Building Room 918
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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Speaking Up In Groups

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Newton 238/239
Remaining places: 25
Taking part in group discussions

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Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 27 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Brian Blatchford Building Room P035
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 8 Mar 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 8 Mar 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building Room 319
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: 12 Mar 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 12 Mar 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 105
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Giving a good presentation

Starts: 12 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 12 Mar 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 330
Remaining places: 25
Presentation skills

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Tackling Literature Reviews

Starts: 14 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Mar 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 114
Remaining places: 25
Strategies for understanding, writing and structuring Literature Reviews as stand-alone assignments or as part of longer research projects.

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Presentation Skills

Starts: 20 Mar 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Mar 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Building Room 918
Remaining places: 30
Presentation skills

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 29 Mar 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 29 Mar 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton L707
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Referencing your work APA 6th (Harvard) style

Starts: 3 Apr 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 3 Apr 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel LG05
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) style referencing system

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Planning and writing your assignment

Starts: 4 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 4 Apr 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 819
Remaining places: 25
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered

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Confidence Building for Public Speaking

Starts: 5 Apr 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 5 Apr 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 819
Remaining places: 25
A practical session to help take some of the nerves out of public speaking and improve your delivery.

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Referencing your work APA 6th (Harvard) style

Starts: 11 Apr 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 11 Apr 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Peel LG05
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) style referencing system

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Giving a good presentation

Starts: 12 Apr 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 12 Apr 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Allerton L616
Remaining places: 25
Presentation skills

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 13 Apr 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 13 Apr 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Mary Seacole MS136
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 18 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Building Room 824
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Revision and Exam Techniques

Starts: 2 May 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 2 May 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel LG05
Remaining places: 30
Exam preparation and planning and revision techniques.

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Referencing your work APA (Harvard) style

Starts: 14 May 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 14 May 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Building Room 824
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the Harvard referencing system

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Tackling Literature Reviews

Starts: 8 Jun 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 8 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 822
Remaining places: 25
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: 19 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jun 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 114
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Referencing your work APA 6th (Harvard) style

Starts: 16 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jul 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 114
Remaining places: 25
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) style referencing system

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 17 Jul 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 17 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 824
Remaining places: 25
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Referencing your work APA 6th (Harvard) style

Starts: 14 Aug 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 14 Aug 2018 12:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Building room 824
Remaining places: 30
An introduction to the APA 6th (Harvard) style referencing system

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills

Starts: 15 Aug 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Aug 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel 114
Remaining places: 30
Looking at how to be a critical student

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Library tour

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.


IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.


Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 21 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 21 Feb 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.


Library tour

Starts: 14 Mar 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 14 Mar 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.


IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 14 Mar 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.


Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 14 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Mar 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.


Library tour

Starts: 18 Apr 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.


IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 18 Apr 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.


Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 18 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Apr 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.


Library tour

Starts: 23 May 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 May 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.


IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 23 May 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 May 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.


Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 23 May 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 23 May 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.


Library tour

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.


IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.


Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 20 Jun 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Jun 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.


Library tour

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at the first floor support desk, Clifford Whitworth Library
Come and discover the university's Clifford Whitworth Library with this short tour.


IT Essentials@Salford

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Discover everything you need to know to get yourself started with using the IT systems at university, including setting up your mobile device ready for learning.


Using the Library: Why Google's not enough

Starts: 18 Jul 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jul 2018 1:45 PM
Venue: L01 R17 (CW208) - First floor, Clifford Whitworth Library
Remaining places: 20
Confident finding information on the web? Come along to this workshop to discover how to find the quality academic information you'll need to use for your degree, research and assignments.


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

Perfectionism

Starts: 2 Mar 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2018 11:00 AM
Venue: Newton Building 255/6
The Perfectionism workshop will help students recognise what this is and how it can affect them. I will show how they can manage their perfectionism and how to set goals to change. This course will give them the tools to provide a more healthy and balanced way of life.

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Assertiveness

Starts: 2 Mar 2018 2:30 PM
Finishes: 2 Mar 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Peel Building Room 331
Workshop to discuss assertiveness and how it affects us. I will show you techniques and coping strategies on being able to stand up for your own rights in a calm and positive way, without being aggressive or passive.

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The following workshops are delivered by the Careers and Enterprise Team. We offer a range of careers support, from online resources to face-to-face appointments and workshops. This includes services like CV checks, mock interviews and help with planning your career. Visit Careers and Enterprise for further information. You can contact the team on:
Email: AskUS-Careers@salford.ac.uk
Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 5)


How to get a job in the creative industries? Event for Art and Design students

Starts: 26 Jan 2018 10:45 AM
Finishes: 26 Jan 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: New Adelphi, Floor 5
Remaining places: 33
The day is aimed at Level 6 and 5 students on Art and Design programmes. Speakers will give practical advice and information on how get your all-important first job after graduating, and how to progress your career. Sign up required as lunch is provided!

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Preparing for Job Interviews

Starts: 31 Jan 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 31 Jan 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 13
This workshop will look at how you can best prepare for job interviews, including video interviews. If you worry about interviews and want to build confidence then this workshop is for you.

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CV Workshop

Starts: 5 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 5 Feb 2018 4:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 21
This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV. The session will cover content, layout and how to sell your skills in a CV, whether on paper or online. We will cover CVs for part-time work as well as CVs for graduate jobs.

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Considering Postgraduate Study?

Starts: 7 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 7 Feb 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Event Room 1, Careers and Enterprise Service, First Floor, University House
Remaining places: 9
This workshop is for undergraduates considering pursuing a Postgraduate Qualification. Focus will mainly be on taught courses and funding but we will also touch on research degrees.

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Using LinkedIn and Social Media for your Career

Starts: 9 Feb 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 9 Feb 2018 4:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 14
A practical session for those interested in using social media for career development, networking and jobsearch.

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Job Hunting Secrets – understanding the job market

Starts: 14 Feb 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 14 Feb 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 14
This workshop will focus on effective job search techniques as well as tips on uncovering the 'hidden' jobs market.

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CV Workshop

Starts: 16 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Feb 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 25
This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV. The session will cover content, layout and how to sell your skills in a CV, whether on paper or online. We will cover CVs for part-time work as well as CVs for graduate jobs.

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Grow your career confidence

Starts: 19 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Feb 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 18
Do you want to grow in career confidence? Are you worried about finding a job? Are you still trying to work out what your ideal career might be? This workshop introduces the 21 Days to Career Success programme which can help you to know what action you can take to grow your career confidence.

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CV Workshop

Starts: 23 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Feb 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 25
This is a practical workshop looking at how to put together a strong CV. The session will cover content, layout and how to sell your skills in a CV, whether on paper or online. We will cover CVs for part-time work as well as CVs for graduate jobs.

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Preparing for Job Interviews

Starts: 28 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Feb 2018 3:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 20
This workshop will look at how you can best prepare for job interviews, including video interviews. If you worry about interviews and want to build confidence then this workshop is for you.

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The following workshops are delivered by the Enterprise Team. The Enterprise Team provide various Masterclass workshops on Enterprise and being Entrepreneurial. Visit Careers and Enterprise for further information. You can contact the team on:
Email: enterprise@salford.ac.uk
Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 5)


Enterprise Masterclass: Accessing Funding, Finance & Awards

Starts: 6 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House, Peel Park Campus, University of Salford
Remaining places: 15
Its hard to think of any business that doesn’t need some funding or finance to start and grow. This session by Santander can give you guidance on how you might seek funding. Including the Start Up and Make THE Difference award, offering students the chance to gain £1,000 for there business.

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Enterprise Masterclass: Marketing on a Shoestring

Starts: 13 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 25
The success of any business relies on customers hearing about it, but many start-ups have little cash to spend on marketing.This interactive workshop will enable participants to identify and explore ways in which they can raise the profile of a business and get to better understand of customers.

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Enterprise Masterclass: 60 minute confidence© - Increase your confidence in just 1 hour

Starts: 20 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House.
Remaining places: 21
Confidence can be the difference between success and failure, and is something that's difficult to pin down, identify and even harder to develop. 60 minute confidence© takes you through a series of techniques to enhance and develop your confidence in five easy steps:

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Enterprise Masterclass: Making the most of networking

Starts: 27 Feb 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Feb 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Derwent, University House, Peel Park Campus, University of Salford
Remaining places: 30
Why Network? Successful networking skills can raise your profile, build self-confidence, gain, share knowledge, create new contacts, reinforce relationships, and source new business. Successful networking is relevant to those who are self-employed or employed in either the public or private sector.

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Enterprise Masterclass: Business Planning

Starts: 6 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Mar 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, Careers and Employability, Lower Ground, University House
Remaining places: 20
Thinking about starting a business? This session is a great place to start as it will provide ideas and structure to start you on your business planning journey. You will learn about the importance of good market research, establishing your value proposition and determining your customer base.

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Enterprise Masterclass: Learn how to pitch

Starts: 15 Mar 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 15 Mar 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Derwent, University House, Peel Park Campus, University of Salford
Remaining places: 18
This workshop will help you develop your confidence skills, learn how to plan, structure and deliver your pitch effectively. We’ll cover organising content, positive body language and persuasive techniques to keep your audience’s attention.

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Enterprise Masterclass: Social Media and Blogging

Starts: 10 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Apr 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Derwent, Lower ground floor, University House
Remaining places: 23
The aim of the session will be to demonstrate how students and graduates can use social media to promote themselves and their businesses, whilst interacting with potential clients and employers.

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Enterprise Masterclass: Which Business Structure works for you.

Starts: 17 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 17 Apr 2018 2:00 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 25
This workshop will identify the various business structures from Sole Trader and Partnership to Limited Company and Social Enterprise. We will be explaining the various legal structures and how to set up each structure and what registrations and Government paperwork will be required.

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