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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: 22 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 22 Jan 2019 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 not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 8 January.

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Introduction to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Workshop

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2019 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: 17
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 9 January.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 28 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 28 Jan 2019 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 not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 14 January.

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Introduction to EndNote X8

Starts: 16 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jan 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Teaching Room 2 / L01 R17
Remaining places: 12
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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Introduction to EndNote X8

Starts: 13 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Feb 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Teaching Room 2 / L01 R17
Remaining places: 12
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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Introduction to EndNote X8

Starts: 16 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 16 Jan 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Teaching Room 2 / L01 R17
Remaining places: 12
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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Introduction to EndNote X8

Starts: 13 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Feb 2019 4:00 PM
Venue: Clifford Whitworth Teaching Room 2 / L01 R17
Remaining places: 12
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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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

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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: careers@salford.ac.uk
Phone: 0161 295 0023 (option 5)


Working in the UK after your studies (for international students)

Starts: 6 Feb 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Feb 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: Gilbert 1
Remaining places: 92
Talk from an immigration lawyer Charlotte Ashton (MLP Law) about post-study work options in the UK.

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Built Environment Careers Fair March 2019

Starts: 6 Mar 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 6 Mar 2019 3:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell Upper Hall (on The Crescent, with the big 50 and University logo).
Come along to the School of the Built Environment Careers Fair to meet employers offering placement and graduate job opportunities.

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Environment and Life Sciences Careers Fair March 2019

Starts: 20 Mar 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 20 Mar 2019 3:00 PM
Venue: The Old Fire Station G05 (Council Chamber),
The Environment and Life Sciences Careers Fair is open to all students interested in a career within environment & geography, wildlife, conservation, biology and life science disciplines. Organisations will highlight opportunities and work insights to help support your future career plans.

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Working in the UK after your studies (for international students)

Starts: 25 Jun 2019 1:00 PM
Finishes: 25 Jun 2019 2:00 PM
Venue: Chapman lecture theatre 1
Remaining places: 150
Talk from an immigration lawyer Charlotte Ashton (MLP Law) about post-study work options in the UK.

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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)


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