Academic Skills Workshops

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Elevate your skills and knowledge with us!

We offer a wide range of academic skills workshops delivered online and in-person on campus. This is a great place to start if you want to:

  • Improve your study and research skills.
  • Develop your IT and digital skills.
  • Focus on your maths and numeracy.

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

Develop your skills

Workshop topics

Coming up...

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    • PowerPoint: Creating Academic Posters (On Campus)

      Starts: 18 Apr 2024, 1:00 pm
      Finishes: 18 Apr 2024, 2:30 pm
      Venue: Frederick Road Campus, Allerton, C811
      Remaining places: 1
      This 1½ hour workshop will show you how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create an academic poster. It includes design advice as well as the opportunity to use PowerPoint with a poster template file. This workshop is on campus. BOOKINGS OPEN 28 MARCH.
    • Develop your confidence in speaking [ON CAMPUS]

      Starts: 18 Apr 2024, 1:00 pm
      Finishes: 18 Apr 2024, 2:00 pm
      Venue: Peel Park Campus, Clifford Whitworth University Library, CW Learning Suite 2
      Remaining places: 16
      In this workshop we will explore what is stopping us from speaking up and understand the benefits of speaking to others. We will practise speaking in a safe space and share strategies to boost our confidence. This workshop is useful for any undergraduate and postgraduate level student wanting to develop their confidence in speaking in different situations.
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session (On Campus)

      Starts: 19 Apr 2024, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 19 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm
      Venue: Frederick Road Campus, Allerton, C811
      Remaining places: 1
      This one-hour EXAM SESSION for MOS certification takes place ON CAMPUS. At the time of booking, you must have scored over 70% in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode for your chosen application. Bookings not meeting this criterion will be cancelled.
    • Preparing for Exams (Online)

      Starts: 23 Apr 2024, 4:00 pm
      Finishes: 23 Apr 2024, 5:00 pm
      This workshop is for anybody who needs to take an exam, and will cover effective revision techniques, and how to plan a revision timetable. There will also be the opportunity to ask your specific questions about effective revision and exam preparation.
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