All Study Skills workshops

At Birkbeck, we offer a range of workshops to help all students, develop your study skills and get the most out of your time with us.

Browse for workshops that interest you or focus on areas you want to develop. Click 'Book now' to book your free place. Note you need to login with your Birkbeck username and password, NOT your email address.

Don't forget there is also a wealth of online resources available to you any time on the Birkbeck Study Skills module in Moodle.

View my bookings





December 2018
Wed 12 DecLawReferencing using OSCOLA - for LLB and LLM students
In this workshop we will explain how to reference your sources using the OSCOLA referencing system.
For current Law students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 10231 places left
Book now
Thu 13 DecArtsStudy Tools: Reject Plagiarism: Learn to Love Your Referencing System: WHAT ARE Plagiarism and Collusion? How a Referencing System Works
This workshop gets down to basics to discuss the issues and to allow you to ask all those awkward questions which have bothered you through the term
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Discussion, Essay writing, Plagiarism, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G043 places left
Book now
Fri 14 DecArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 5: How to Write Introductions and Conclusions
Workshop 5 considers functional differences between introductions and conclusions. We explore strategies for writing introductions and conclusions.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Discussion, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR G04fully booked
join waiting list
Fri 14 DecArtsAcademic English Workshop: From Reading to Referencing (Part 2): Managing the Language of Citation; Integrating References into YOUR Analysis
This session follows on from the attention devoted last week to the Language of Referencing (Part 1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic writing, Bibliography and referencing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Plagiarism, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G04fully booked
join waiting list
January 2019
Tue 29 JanCounsellingSTRESS-LESS
This course aims to help students understand what stress and anxiety are, reflect on their own experiences and find strategies to manage it.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUB23 places left
Book now
March 2019
Mon 04 MarCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: Exam stress focus
Stressed by exams? Join us for an interactive session to find strategies to understand and manage your stress, including relaxation techniques.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUB42 places left
Book now
Wed 06 MarCounsellingRESILIENCE: Get Ready for the Exam Period
This workshop aims to provide participants with the information and coping strategies needed to succeed during the exam period.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUB41 places left
Book now
April 2019
Wed 24 AprCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: relaxation sessions
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Join us an informal, friendly drop-in relaxation session.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUBNo booking required
May 2019
Wed 08 MayCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: relaxation sessions
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Join us an informal, friendly drop-in relaxation session.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUBNo booking required
Wed 22 MayCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: relaxation sessions
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Join us an informal, friendly drop-in relaxation session.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUBNo booking required
Thu 23 MayCounsellingRESILIENCE: How to stay positive in your job search
This workshop aims to provide participants with the information and coping strategies needed to succeed in a competitive job market.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Careers, Interview skills, Job hunting, Mental Health, Self esteem, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing
14:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUB46 places left
Book now
June 2019
Wed 05 JunCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: relaxation sessions
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Join us an informal, friendly drop-in relaxation session.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUBNo booking required
Tue 25 JunCounsellingRESILIENCE: How to stay positive in your job search
This workshop aims to provide participants with the information and coping strategies needed to succeed in a competitive job market.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Careers, Interview skills, Job hunting, Mental Health, Self esteem, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL G20 HUB45 places left
Book now