Academic development workshops

Birkbeck offers academic development workshops for students. All workshops are free of charge unless stated otherwise.

You will need your Birkbeck username and password to book a place.

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May 2017
Tue 30 MayCTPLTAcademic English One to One Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Wed 31 MayCTPLTWriting skills clinic
Get help with your academic writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G039 places left
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June 2017
Thu 01 JunCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
To book an appointment, please email studyskills@bbk.ac.uk
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills
12:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOM (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 01 JunCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 01 JunCTPLTGrammar and Writing for Dissertations
This workshop covers: punctuation; sentences; paragraph structure; cohesion and signposting; hedging; academic phrases and functions; paraphrasing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 21:00Russell Square, room RUS (28) 10235 places left
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Fri 02 JunCTPLTAcademic and Exam Skills drop-in help
One to one drop-in help sessions to help students with their Academic and Exam skills.To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Time management
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 03 JunCTPLTAcademic and Exam Skills drop-in help
One to one drop-in help sessions to help students with their Academic and Exam skills.To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Time management
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOM (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 03 JunBEIUsing formulae
In this workshop we will review how to manipulate different types of formulae and how to use the scientific calculator, so please bring yours along.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills
14:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL 54021 places left
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Mon 05 JunCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 05 JunCTPLTAssistive Technology and Academic Skills Drop-in
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills, Writing skills
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 4)No booking required
Tue 06 JunCTPLTAcademic English One to One Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Wed 07 JunCTPLTWriting skills clinic
Get help with your academic writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0312 places left
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Thu 08 JunCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
To book an appointment, please email studyskills@bbk.ac.uk
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills
12:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 08 JunCTPLTAcademic Skills Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 08 JunLawWriting essays in university
In this workshop we'll look at how to structure your introduction, analysis and conclusion in order to create a coherent essay.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing
18:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room MAL G1513 places left
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Fri 09 JunCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 10 JunCTPLTAcademic and Exam Skills drop-in help
One to one drop-in help sessions to help students with their Academic and Exam skills.To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Time management
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOM (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 12 JunCTPLTUsing Evernote to Manage Your Research
Evernote is free software designed for note-taking and archiving of web pages, text, images and audio.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Presentation skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Research projects, Researching on the internet, Study skills, Technology enhanced learning
13:00 to 14:30Malet Street, room MAL 423 (ITS)22 places left
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Mon 12 JunCTPLTUsing Zotero for Managing Your References and Citations
Zotero is a free, online tool for storing and organising resources. Participants should have a good understanding of web browsing and MS Word.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Report writing, Research projects, Research skills, Researching on the internet, Study skills, Technology enhanced learning
15:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 423 (ITS)48 places left
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Mon 12 JunCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 12 JunCTPLTAssistive Technology and Academic Skills Drop-in
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills, Writing skills
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 4)No booking required
Wed 14 JunBGRSEssay film course
Attendees must be able to attend both 2-day sessions in order to take part. The first 2-day session will be 14-15 June and the second 2-day session will be 21- 22 June. This intensive course is for postgraduate researchers from any discipline.
Multiple sessions (1)
For PhD students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Careers, Communication Skills, Personal development, Presentation skills, Research skills, Social Media
10:00 to 17:0036 Gordon Square, room DEREK JARMAN LABfully booked
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Thu 15 JunCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
To book an appointment, please email studyskills@bbk.ac.uk
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills
12:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 15 JunCTPLTAcademic Skills Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Fri 16 JunCTPLTAcademic and Exam Skills drop-in help
One to one drop-in help sessions to help students with their Academic and Exam skills.To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Time management
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 17 JunLibraryImproving Your Search Skills
How to undertake a literature search and tips for searching databases.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Critical thinking, Databases, Dissertations, Library skills, Mind mapping, Research skills, Researching on the internet
10:30 to 11:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 129 places left
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Sat 17 JunCTPLTAcademic and Exam Skills drop-in help
One to one drop-in help sessions to help students with their Academic and Exam skills.To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Time management
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOM (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 17 JunLibraryFake news, filter bubbles and algorithms: the effect on finding reliable information
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Critical thinking, Library skills, New Workshop, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Researching on the internet, Social Media
12:00 to 13:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 130 places left
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Sat 17 JunLibraryOrganisation and time management: tools for study
Learn how online tools like Mendeley, Claro Capture, Trello & EverNote can assist you with organising your study and meeting your deadlines.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Assistive Technology, Library skills, New Workshop, Research skills, Time management
13:30 to 15:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 124 places left
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Sat 17 JunLibraryManaging your references with EndNote: the basics
Learn the basics of Endnote: online software that helps you create bibliographies, cite correctly and collect, store and manage your references.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Bibliography and referencing, Computing and IT Skills, Library skills
15:30 to 17:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 126 places left
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Mon 19 JunCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 19 JunCTPLTAssistive Technology and Academic Skills Drop-in
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills, Writing skills
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 4)No booking required
Thu 22 JunCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
To book an appointment, please email studyskills@bbk.ac.uk
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills
12:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 22 JunCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Fri 23 JunCTPLTAcademic and Exam Skills drop-in help
One to one drop-in help sessions to help students with their Academic and Exam skills.To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Time management
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 24 JunCTPLTAcademic and Exam Skills drop-in help
One to one drop-in help sessions to help students with their Academic and Exam skills.To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Time management
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOM (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 26 JunBGRSResearching and Vulnerability and Power
Researching and collecting data from people in sensitive contexts.
For PhD students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Communication Skills, Discussion, Research ethics, Research projects, Research skills
14:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 4149 places left
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Mon 26 JunCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 26 JunCTPLTAssistive Technology and Academic Skills Drop-in
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills, Writing skills
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 4)No booking required
Tue 27 JunCTPLTAcademic English One to One Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Wed 28 JunCTPLTWriting skills clinic
Get help with your academic writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0313 places left
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Wed 28 JunBGRSThree Minute Thesis competition
This year’s Three Minute Thesis competition has been extended to allow more students to take part and will now take place on the evening of 28th June from 7pm till 9pm. The winner takes away a top prize of £500!
Multiple sessions (1)
For PhD students

Theme tags: Communication Skills, Interview skills, Job hunting, Personal development, Research skills
19:00 to 21:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Thu 29 JunCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
To book an appointment, please email studyskills@bbk.ac.uk
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills
12:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 29 JunCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 29 JunCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Fri 30 JunCTPLTAcademic and Exam Skills drop-in help
One to one drop-in help sessions to help students with their Academic and Exam skills.To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Time management
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
July 2017
Wed 12 JulCTPLTWriting skills clinic
Get help with your academic writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 3516 places left
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Wed 19 JulCTPLTWriting skills clinic
Get help with your academic writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 35114 places left
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Wed 26 JulCTPLTWriting skills clinic
Get help with your academic writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (30) 10115 places left
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