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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.

Excel Analysing Data

Starts: 27 Apr 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Apr 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Allerton Building, room C811
Remaining places: 5
FOR STUDENTS ONLY. Explore how to analyse Data in Excel. This course is intermediate level, NOT suitable for beginners.
Beginners should attend our Excel Basics first.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 2 May 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 2 May 2018 12:00 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: 9
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 19 April.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 15 May 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 15 May 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 not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 1 May.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 21 May 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 21 May 2018 12:00 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 7 May.

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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: 18
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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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 19 Jun 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 19 Jun 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 not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 5 June.

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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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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 27 Jun 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 27 Jun 2018 1:00 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 13 June.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 10 Jul 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 10 Jul 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 not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 26 June.

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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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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 19 Jul 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 19 Jul 2018 12:00 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 5 July.

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam

Starts: 14 Aug 2018 2:00 PM
Finishes: 14 Aug 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 not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 31 July.

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Library tour

Starts: 23 May 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 May 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at ground floor reception, 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: 14
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 ground floor reception, 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: 19
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 ground floor reception, 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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Revision and Exam Techniques

Starts: 2 May 2018 1:00 PM
Finishes: 2 May 2018 3:00 PM
Venue: Peel LG05
Remaining places: 13
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: 28
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: 23 May 2018 11:00 AM
Finishes: 23 May 2018 11:30 AM
Venue: Meet at ground floor reception, 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: 18
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: 14
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 ground floor reception, 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: 19
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 ground floor reception, 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

Resilience Workshop

Starts: 8 May 2018 10:00 AM
Finishes: 8 May 2018 11:00 AM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, New Adelphi 6.20-Ideas Lab 3
Remaining places: 57
Volunteers from Samaritans will introduce an interactive session focused on developing emotional awareness, recognising and dealing with difficult moments for themselves, knowing how to help those close to them and building emotional resilience to better cope when it is needed.

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Resilience Workshop

Starts: 8 May 2018 11:30 AM
Finishes: 8 May 2018 12:30 PM
Venue: Peel Park Campus, New Adelphi 6.20-Ideas Lab 3
Remaining places: 57
Volunteers from Samaritans will introduce an interactive session focused on developing emotional awareness, recognising and dealing with difficult moments for themselves, knowing how to help those close to them and building emotional resilience to better cope when it is needed.

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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)


CV and Cover letters workshop

Starts: 30 Apr 2018 3:00 PM
Finishes: 30 Apr 2018 4:30 PM
Venue: Derwent Room, University House
Remaining places: 14
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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SoBE Careers Clinic / Drop In Session

Starts: 1 May 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 1 May 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 901 - Go through the main doors to the Language suite and follow the signs
Undergraduate Drop In Session for School of Built Environment students to get help with:
CVs
Cover Letters
LinkedIn
Placements
General Employability Advice

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SoBE Careers Clinic / Drop In Session

Starts: 8 May 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 8 May 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 901 - Go through the main doors to the Language suite and follow the signs
Undergraduate Drop In Session for School of Built Environment students to get help with:
CVs
Cover Letters
LinkedIn
Placements
General Employability Advice

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SoBE Careers Clinic / Drop In Session

Starts: 15 May 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 15 May 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 901 - Go through the main doors to the Language suite and follow the signs
Undergraduate Drop In Session for School of Built Environment students to get help with:
CVs
Cover Letters
LinkedIn
Placements
General Employability Advice

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SoBE Careers Clinic / Drop In Session

Starts: 22 May 2018 12:00 PM
Finishes: 22 May 2018 1:00 PM
Venue: Maxwell 901 - Go through the main doors to the Language suite and follow the signs
Undergraduate Drop In Session for School of Built Environment students to get help with:
CVs
Cover Letters
LinkedIn
Placements
General Employability Advice

Book now...


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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