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  Academic Skills Workshops

As a university student, you will want to get the most out of your studies and time at university. We offer open workshops to help you develop and improve your academic skills - and your grades. Descriptions of our workshops are at the bottom of this page. Book yourself a place on one or more of our these, or take advantage of our drop-in sessions.


Workshop booking

To book your place on a workshop please visit myFuture and click on events. On this page you can filter events in the left hand side menu for 'Academic Skills Workshops'.


Academic Skills Workshops

Academic Integrity: using the words and ideas of others

Acknowledging your sources and referencing properly is essential to protect your work from plagiarism. Referencing and citing the work you use can be confusing at first but is a key academic skill and can gain you valuable marks. This workshop will show you how and why you need to reference your work, as well as giving you the opportunity to practise using the ideas and words of others.

Who should attend this workshop?

Students who are new to university and those who have taken a break from university study. Students in 3rd and 4th year who would like to improve their marks are also welcome to attend.

Building an academic argument
Structuring essays and reports
Critical reading and writing
Delivering oral presentations
Beginning dissertations and literature reviews
Exam preparation and revision
Intro to online learning- moodle – 50 minute session
Reading and note making- 50 minute session
Writing introductions and conclusions- 50 minute session
Beginners PowerPoint- 50 minute session
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