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Off Campus Learners

Skills for Learning for off campus leaners

When studying off site, being prepared is crucial. The majority of the materials on the Skills for Learning site are relevant to you and will help you to get the most out of your studies. This short presentation covers the main things you need to know about studying off campus.

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Find out how to travel to the University, where you can park and how to get around once you are here.

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Attend a Library Workshop

Planning and writing your assignment [online workshop]

Starts: 24 Oct 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 24 Oct 2018 7:30 PM
Venue: Online via Collaborate Ultra
Remaining places: 0
Planning, structuring, writing and editing, all parts of assignment writing covered.
Please note: This is an online workshop. You will need access to the internet, a PC/laptop or device and headphones to take part in this workshop.

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Finding information for your assignments and assessments [online workshop]

Starts: 29 Oct 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 29 Oct 2018 7:30 PM
Venue: Online via Collaborate Ultra.
Remaining places: 10
This session will explain how to identify and evaluate online resources to use in essays and assignments using Library Search. Please note: This is an online workshop aimed at new students. You will need access to the internet, a PC/laptop or device and headphones to take part in this workshop.

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Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills [online workshop]

Starts: 7 Nov 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 7 Nov 2018 7:30 PM
Venue: Online via Collaborate Ultra
Remaining places: 17
Looking at how to be a critical student.
Please note: This is an online workshop. You will need access to the internet, a PC/laptop or device and headphones to take part in this workshop.

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How to reference and avoid plagiarism (APA 6th) [online workshop]

Starts: 13 Nov 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 13 Nov 2018 7:30 PM
Venue: Online via Collaborate Ultra.
Remaining places: 15
This workshop is an introductory session covering why we need to reference, how to do it using APA 6th style, what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

Please note: This is an online workshop and is delivered via Collaborate Ultra.

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Exam Preparation and Revision Techniques [online session]

Starts: 27 Nov 2018 6:00 PM
Finishes: 27 Nov 2018 7:30 PM
Venue: Online via Collaborate Ultra
Remaining places: 25
Learn effective approaches to revision and exam technique.
Please note: This is an online workshop. You will need access to the internet, a PC/laptop or device and headphones to take part in this workshop.

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