Workshops

students at a workshop
  • We offer a wide range of skills training. If you need to improve your IT skills, learn how to find information for your assignments, improve your study skills or focus on your career plans this is a great place to start. 
  • Workshops are listed below and 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.
  • Online workshops are delivered via Collaborate. A link for joining the session will be included in your booking confirmation. It is also possible to join Collaborate workshops using a ‘dial-in’ function too. If you anticipate problems with your internet connection, please let the Collaborate event organiser know and they will advise you on joining Collaborate via the dial-in mechanism.

Workshops are added regularly, so keep checking back to see what's new!

  • Skills workshops for students
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 28 Sep 2021, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 28 Sep 2021, 11:00 am
      Remaining places: 191
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 28 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 28 Sep 2021, 3:00 pm
      Remaining places: 194
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 28 Sep 2021, 6:00 pm
      Finishes: 28 Sep 2021, 7:00 pm
      Remaining places: 189
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 29 Sep 2021, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 29 Sep 2021, 11:00 am
      Remaining places: 198
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 29 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 29 Sep 2021, 3:00 pm
      Remaining places: 196
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • IT Essentials at Salford [Online]

      Starts: 29 Sep 2021, 5:00 pm
      Finishes: 29 Sep 2021, 5:50 pm
      Remaining places: 26
      Find out about the key IT tools and services you need to get started at Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 30 Sep 2021, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 30 Sep 2021, 11:00 am
      Remaining places: 197
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 30 Sep 2021, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 30 Sep 2021, 3:00 pm
      Remaining places: 198
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 30 Sep 2021, 6:00 pm
      Finishes: 30 Sep 2021, 7:00 pm
      Remaining places: 198
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 1 Oct 2021, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 1 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
      Remaining places: 199
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 1 Oct 2021, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 1 Oct 2021, 3:00 pm
      Remaining places: 198
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 6 Oct 2021, 6:00 pm
      Finishes: 6 Oct 2021, 7:00 pm
      Remaining places: 199
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Writing Cafe [Online]

      Starts: 8 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
      Finishes: 8 Oct 2021, 12:00 pm
      Remaining places: 46
      The Writing Café is primarily a self-guided study space for students to work on assignments. It is based on the premise that good writing takes practice and reflection. This workshop will be delivered online.
    • Returning to Learning - ONLINE

      Starts: 8 Oct 2021, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 8 Oct 2021, 3:00 pm
      Venue: Online, Collaborate
      Remaining places: 20
      For students who have been out of education for some time
    • Word, Excel, PowerPoint... Try online courses with LinkedIn Learning [Online]

      Starts: 11 Oct 2021, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 11 Oct 2021, 1:00 pm
      Remaining places: 31
      You choose what to study, where and when you learn. You set the pace. Find out how to use LinkedIn Learning’s online courses to build and improve your Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills. You'll be surprised to find out what you didn't know! Discover what else LinkedIn Learning has to offer.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 13 Oct 2021, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 13 Oct 2021, 3:00 pm
      Remaining places: 200
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 19 Oct 2021, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 19 Oct 2021, 1:00 pm
      Venue: MOS Exam - Certiport exam provider
      Remaining places: 10
      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 28 September.
    • PowerPoint: Creating an academic poster [Online]

      Starts: 20 Oct 2021, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 20 Oct 2021, 11:30 am
      Remaining places: 32
      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 webinar.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 20 Oct 2021, 6:00 pm
      Finishes: 20 Oct 2021, 7:00 pm
      Remaining places: 200
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Writing Cafe [Online]

      Starts: 22 Oct 2021, 11:00 am
      Finishes: 22 Oct 2021, 12:00 pm
      Remaining places: 47
      The Writing Café is primarily a self-guided study space for students to work on assignments. It is based on the premise that good writing takes practice and reflection. This workshop will be delivered online.
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 25 Oct 2021, 4:00 pm
      Finishes: 25 Oct 2021, 5:00 pm
      Venue: MOS Exam - Certiport exam provider
      Remaining places: 10
      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 4 October.
    • Word: Formatting your dissertation or thesis - PART 1 of 2 [Online]

      Starts: 26 Oct 2021, 3:30 pm
      Finishes: 26 Oct 2021, 5:00 pm
      Remaining places: 49
      FOR STUDENTS ONLY: Ready to start writing up? Apply Styles to your headings, and insert Captions for your figures and tables. Then work smarter by creating automatic listings for your Table of Contents, and for your Figures and Tables. - Not suitable for Word beginners. Bookings open now.
    • Constructing an Argument [Online]

      Starts: 27 Oct 2021, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 27 Oct 2021, 1:15 pm
      Remaining places: 30
      This session will explore the elements that make up an academic argument, how to write your own and to challenge ones you disagree with.
    • Library Welcome webinar [online]

      Starts: 27 Oct 2021, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 27 Oct 2021, 3:00 pm
      Remaining places: 200
      An introduction to the services and resources offered by the Library to students at the University of Salford.
    • Word: Formatting your dissertation or thesis - PART 2 of 2 [Online]

      Starts: 27 Oct 2021, 3:30 pm
      Finishes: 27 Oct 2021, 5:00 pm
      Remaining places: 49
      Ready to start writing up? During this 1 hour workshop learn how to stop your chapter headings moving up and down your pages by inserting Page Breaks, apply different page number formats and change Page Orientation. - Not suitable for Word beginners - Bookings open now.
    • Hands-on Essay Planning [online]

      Starts: 28 Oct 2021, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 28 Oct 2021, 11:30 am
      Remaining places: 40
      This interactive session is aimed primarily at students who are new to essay planning but will also be useful for anyone hoping to improve how they plan their written work.
    • Getting Started with your Assignment [online]

      Starts: 2 Nov 2021, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 2 Nov 2021, 1:00 pm
      Remaining places: 50
      Got an assignment and don't know where to start? Come and learn about types of assignment, managing your time and planning and structuring your work.
    • Avoiding plagiarism in your work [online]

      Starts: 3 Nov 2021, 4:00 pm
      Finishes: 3 Nov 2021, 5:00 pm
      Remaining places: 40
      This workshop will help you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it in your work. Please note: This workshop is online.
    • An Introduction to Reflective Writing [online]

      Starts: 10 Nov 2021, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 10 Nov 2021, 1:15 pm
      Remaining places: 40
      This online workshop is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who are new to reflective writing.
    • Digital Notemaking [online]

      Starts: 17 Nov 2021, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 17 Nov 2021, 1:00 pm
      Remaining places: 40
      This course will teach you how to:
      -Organise your work with OneDrive and OneNote​
      -Improve your critical analysis using matrix tables in Excel or Word​
      -Use speech to text for easier paraphrasing and writing​
      -Make reading easier with Office Lens and Immersive Reader
  • Careers workshops for students
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