How to plan and manage your time
Content: This workshop aims to help students to prioritise their aims and plan how to achieve them, and will also provide some tips on avoiding distractions and procrastination.
How to do critical analysis
Content: This workshop will help students to understand how students already use their critical thinking skills, and how they can apply those to studying and assessments.
How to write reports
Content: Reports have a specific structure and purpose: this workshop will break these down to help students to understand what the lecturer is looking for, and how they can better achieve this.
How to write essays
Content: This workshop will explain the key features of university essays, including task achievement, structure, and how to incorporate and reference reading.
How to avoid plagiarism
Content: Plagiarism can be a serious issue and can have significant consequences for grades. This workshop explores what is (and isn’t) plagiarism, and the writing skills students need in order to avoid it.
How to sound more ‘academic’ in your writing
Content: This workshop is for any student who’s been told their writing style isn’t “academic”. It will explore the features of academic style, and how students can incorporate these into their own writing in order to sound more professional and credible.
How to write reflectively
Content: Many modules now include an assessment where students are asked to reflect on an experience or a process. This workshop will help in understanding the purpose of these assessments and how to discuss personal views in an academic way.
How to take better notes
Content: Good note-taking is an essential skill at university – even when everything is online! This workshop gives students some tips on how to make their notes both more meaningful and more concise, both in lectures and when reading, and includes methods that students may not have tried before.
How to get ready for exams
Content: Exams are an unavoidable part of university assessment, and this workshop will provide students with some tips on how to prepare for them, how to manage exam stress, and how to deal with different types of question in the exam itself.