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Writing skills: Academic writing for exams

Venue: Online, online

This event has ended.

In addition to discussing essay-style exam strategies, this workshop will address academic writing skills for exams.   

It will cover: 

  • exam essay structure;
  • analysing your essay question and planning; 
  • paragraph structure;  
  • signposting language (to join your ideas together) 

Please note this workshop is for enrolled Birkbeck students only, and you will require your student login details to access the workshop.

This online workshop will take place on a Blackboard Collaborate link within the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle Module. If you have booked, you will be emailed another link as a reminder to your registered email address (so please remember to check your junk mail.)

This workshop will be repeated numerous times throughout the academic year.

The central study skills team offers a variety of study skills and writing skills workshops.

This is one of the writing skills workshop series, which consists of:

1. Essay and assignment writing
2. Referencing and citation
3. Academic writing skills for exams
4. Writing a dissertation (postgraduates)
5. Style: Academic writing conventions
6. Structure: Paragraphs and signposting language
7. Grammar 1: Sentence structure
8. Grammar 2: Punctuation
9. Drafting, editing and proofreading

Contact name:

  • Sal Campbell