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.

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

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February 2018
Mon 26 FebStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 26 FebLawReferencing using OSCOLA - for LLB and LLM students
In this workshops we will explain how to reference your sources using the OSCOLA referencing system.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B293 places left
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Mon 26 FebStudy SkillsReading for Academic Purposes
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
18:00 to 19:30Malet Street, room MAL B299 places left
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Mon 26 FebStudy SkillsNote Making for Academic Purposes
Making effective notes from your reading and in lectures requires you to engage in several activities all at once.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
19:30 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL B298 places left
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Tue 27 FebStudy SkillsRevision Tips and Creating a Revision Timetable
Getting organised for exams and creating an effective revision timetable is one of the most important steps to exam success.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G047 places left
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Tue 27 FebStudy SkillsStudy Clinic
Study Clinics are open to all Birkbeck students who need some timely support with their studies.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)No booking required
Wed 28 FebStudy SkillsSentence and punctuation toolkit
Sentence and punctuation toolkit: learn how to take control of your writing at the sentence level for clearer expression.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0414 places left
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Wed 28 FebLawReferencing using the HARVARD system - for Criminology students
In this workshops we will explain how to reference your sources using the Harvard referencing system.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B294 places left
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March 2018
Thu 01 MarCounsellingSTRESS-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
12:30 to 14:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0624 places left
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Thu 01 MarWellbeingBeating Procrastination - University Mental Health Day Event
This 30-minute session discusses tips for beating procrastination and completing tasks to deadline.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Mindfulness, Self esteem, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Time management, Wellbeing, Work Life Balance
14:30 to 15:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0411 places left
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Thu 01 MarWellbeingMindfulness Taster Session - University Mental Health Day Event
This is an introductory session aimed at students who would like to find out more about mindfulness techniques.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Mindfulness, Self esteem, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing
15:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0421 places left
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Thu 01 MarWellbeingTaster Yoga Session - University Mental Health Day Event
This is an introductory session to yoga for all fitness levels. It comprises a mix of meditation and movement. Comfortable clothing recommended.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Mindfulness, Self esteem, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing, Work Life Balance
16:30 to 17:1043 Gordon Square, room GOR G046 places left
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Thu 01 MarStudy SkillsWriting Skills Clinic
Writing Skills Clinic: a group tutorial focused on academic writing. Whatever you want to work on, we can show you how to improve.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
17:15 to 17:4543 Gordon Square, room GOR G04fully booked
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Thu 01 MarWellbeingYoga Taster Session 2 - University Mental Health Day Event
This is an introductory session to yoga for all fitness levels. It comprises a mix of meditation and movement. Comfortable clothing recommended.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Mindfulness, Self esteem, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing, Work Life Balance
17:20 to 17:5043 Gordon Square, room GOR G10 (DEPT)11 places left
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Fri 02 MarStudy SkillsUsing Zotero for managing your referencing and citations
Zotero is a free, online tool for storing and organising resources. This workshop will show you how to use it to write your essays with Word
For enrolled students
13:00 to 14:30Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)8 places left
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Fri 02 MarStudy SkillsPit-stop software: improve your reading and researching using software
Prefer the idea of listening to your reading instead? Learn to use text-to-speech software and its in-built method for highlighting key points
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Research skills
14:00 to 16:30Location TBA, room TBA23 places left
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Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsSummarising, paraphrasing and quoting
This workshop will identify the differences between summarising, paraphrasing and quoting, and why these academic writing skills are important
For enrolled students
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Malet Street Basement Room B35)fully booked
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Sat 03 MarLibraryUsing text-to-speech software to support your reading
Learn how to use ClaroRead and SensusAccess to convert readings into formats that can be read aloud from the screen.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, ClaroRead, Disability, Dyslexia, Library skills, Reading and note-taking skills
11:00 to 12:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 118 places left
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Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsAcademic Writing Day: Summarising, paraphrasing and quoting
For enrolled students
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room MAL B3541 places left
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Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsAcademic Writing Day: Using Zotero for Managing Your References and Citations
Zotero is a free, online tool for storing and organising resources. This workshop will cover all the key skills.
For enrolled students
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room MAL 423 (ITS)13 places left
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Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsAcademic Writing Day: Improve your online search skills – finding journal articles
How to plan and find journal articles using Birkbeck Library’s resources and options for finding articles where Birkbeck does not have a subscription.
For enrolled students
13:00 to 14:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 124 places left
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Sat 03 MarWellbeingMental Health/Disability Support - Staying 'on track'
This workshop is aimed at students with disabilities and mental health difficulties. Come along to find out what structured support we can offer you.
For special arrangements students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Bibliography and referencing, Critical thinking, Disability, Dyslexia, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Mental Health, Moodle, Report writing, Stress and Anxiety, Study skills, Time management, Wellbeing, Writing skills
13:30 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL B1839 places left
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Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsStructuring your writing: Paragraphs, signposting, cohesion
This workshop will help make your writing flow, by focusing on paragraph structure, cohesion and signposting language.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
13:30 to 15:30Malet Street, room MAL G16fully booked
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Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsAcademic Writing Day: Writing Critically
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
13:30 to 15:30Malet Street, room MAL B3515 places left
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Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsAcademic Writing Day: How to introduce your reading into your essay
How much is too much quotation? How do I use punctuation and reporting verbs? How do I reflect a range of views in my essay?
For enrolled students
13:30 to 15:30Malet Street, room MAL B3643 places left
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Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsAcademic Writing Day: Using Evernote to Manage Your Research
Evernote is free software designed for note-taking and archiving of web pages, text, images and audio. Learn the basics in this hands-on workshop.
For enrolled students
13:30 to 15:30Malet Street, room MAL 423 (ITS)46 places left
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Sat 03 MarBEIAlgebra
Workshop on basic algebra skills from working with formulae to manipulating expressions.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills
14:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL 4169 places left
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Mon 05 MarStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 05 MarStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Study skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2912 places left
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Tue 06 MarStudy SkillsExam tips and Writing Essay Style Exam Answers
Exam strategies: learn how to how to manage your time in the exam, understand and answer the question, structure your answer and include an argument.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G046 places left
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Tue 06 MarStudy SkillsStudy Clinic
Study Clinics are open to all Birkbeck students who need some timely support with their studies.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)No booking required
Tue 06 MarStratfordStratford One to One
One-to-one drop-in tutorial sessions with an academic skills tutor. To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Tue 06 MarLawWriting essays in university
Essays are highly structured. In this workshop we identify the different parts of an essay and their functions, and explain how to structure an essay.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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Tue 06 MarStudy SkillsWriting for postgraduates
This workshop considers different aspects of writing including planning for writing, research, and reading, finding a structure, writing and editing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Report writing, Research projects, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:00Russell Square, room RUS (30) 10213 places left
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Tue 06 MarStratfordExam Tips and Writing Essay Style Exam Answers
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.1828 places left
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Wed 07 MarStudy SkillsStructuring your writing: Paragraphs, signposting, cohesion
This workshop will help make your writing flow, by focusing on paragraph structure, cohesion and signposting language.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0414 places left
Book now
Thu 08 MarLawExam preparation: how to organise your revision
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B291 place left
Book now
Thu 08 MarStudy SkillsWriting Skills Clinic
Writing Skills Clinic: a group tutorial focused on academic writing. Whatever you want to work on, we can show you how to improve.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
17:15 to 17:4543 Gordon Square, room GOR G0414 places left
Book now
Fri 09 MarStudy SkillsPit-stop software: improve your reading and researching using software
Prefer the idea of listening to your reading instead? Learn to use text-to-speech software and its in-built method for highlighting key points from your reading.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Research skills
14:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS) (Walk past the Students' Union bar on Level 4)23 places left
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Sat 10 MarStudy SkillsPit-stop software: learn mindmapping software for planning your ideas and writing
Mindmapping software takes the pain out of organising ideas. Learn how to use mindmapping software for planning any piece of written work.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mind mapping
10:00 to 12:30Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)25 places left
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Sat 10 MarStudy SkillsRevision Tips and Creating a Revision Timetable
Getting organised for exams and creating an effective revision timetable is one of the most important steps to exam success.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
11:00 to 12:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0417 places left
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Sat 10 MarStudy SkillsExam tips and Writing Essay Style Exam Answers
Exam strategies: learn how to how to manage your time in the exam, understand and answer the question, structure your answer and include an argument.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
13:00 to 14:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0421 places left
Book now
Sat 10 MarStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: a five-step approach to writing better essays
We usually have a rough idea of what content should go in an essay, but how many of us have a process that maximises your chance to gain marks? Attend this workshop to learn a five-stage process that involves getting a computer to do some of the work
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Assistive Technology, Disability, Specific learning difficulties, Technology enhanced learning, Writing skills
13:00 to 15:30Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)9 places left
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Sat 10 MarWellbeingMental Health/Disability Support - Progress Review
This workshop is aimed at students with disabilities and mental health difficulties. Come along to find out what structured support we can offer you.
For special arrangements students

Theme tags: Bibliography and referencing, Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing
13:30 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL B181 place left
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Sat 10 MarStudy SkillsTrue writing is rewriting: drafting editing proofreading
Develop strategies for drafting and redrafting, checking content, structure and cohesion, and learn tips for proofreading.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing
14:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL 63322 places left
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Mon 12 MarStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 12 MarStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 3: Building an Academic Argument
The focus of this workshop will be on advanced critical writing and critical reading skills.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Critical thinking
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2912 places left
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Tue 13 MarStudy SkillsProcrastination, Perfectionism and Prioritisation
This workshop will help you to recognise the causes of procrastination and perfectionism, and provide help in overcoming them.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Dissertations, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Study skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0413 places left
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Tue 13 MarStudy SkillsStudy Clinic
Study Clinics are open to all Birkbeck students who need some timely support with their studies.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)No booking required
Wed 14 MarStudy Skills‘True writing is rewriting’ – Drafting, editing and proofreading your work
Develop strategies for drafting and redrafting, checking content, structure and cohesion, and learn tips for proofreading.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G04fully booked
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Wed 14 MarLawExam preparation: How do I write essays and problem questions in exams?
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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Thu 15 MarStudy SkillsWriting Skills Clinic
Writing Skills Clinic: a group tutorial focused on academic writing. Whatever you want to work on, we can show you how to improve.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
17:15 to 17:4543 Gordon Square, room GOR G0414 places left
Book now
Sat 17 MarSSHPSSHP Exam preparation for History and Politics
Develop strategies and techniques to help you achieve your full potential in your exams. This workshop will support your exam preparation.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision
11:00 to 12:00Malet Street, room MAL 15225 places left
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Sat 17 MarSSHPSSHP Practical Strategies to Manage Exam Anxiety & Stress
Do you struggle to perform your best in exams because of stress and anxiety? Are you unable to calm yourself sufficiently to put all that you know
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision, Stress and Anxiety
12:30 to 13:30Malet Street, room MAL 15245 places left
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Sat 17 MarWellbeingMental Health/Disability Support - Raising awareness of mental wellbeing
This workshop is aimed at students with disabilities and mental health difficulties. Come along to find out what structured support we can offer you.
For special arrangements students

Theme tags: Communication Skills, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Self esteem, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing
13:30 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL B1814 places left
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Sat 17 MarStudy SkillsIntroduction to Essay Writing and Citing, Referencing and Plagiarism
How to approach your essay from receiving the assignment until the deadline, and an introduction to academic referencing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Essay writing
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B1324 places left
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Sat 17 MarBEISolving Equations
In this workshop we will go through how to solve same basic equations.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills, Study skills
14:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL 5389 places left
Book now
Tue 20 MarStudy SkillsStudy Clinic
Study Clinics are open to all Birkbeck students who need some timely support with their studies.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)No booking required
Tue 20 MarStratfordStratford One to One
One-to-one drop-in tutorial sessions with an academic skills tutor. To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Tue 20 MarLawExam preparation: how to organise your revision
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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Wed 21 MarStudy SkillsBreaking through writer’s block 2: ‘Get your assignment started’ collective workspace
Tutor-led session to start to analyse your assignment task, begin brainstorming and mind-mapping, and get started on planning and writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Essay writing
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0415 places left
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Thu 22 MarLawExam preparation: How do I write essays and problem questions in exams?
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
join waiting list
Thu 22 MarStudy SkillsWriting Skills Clinic
Writing Skills Clinic: a group tutorial focused on academic writing. Whatever you want to work on, we can show you how to improve.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
17:15 to 17:4543 Gordon Square, room GOR G0413 places left
Book now
Fri 23 MarStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: a five-step approach to writing better essays
We usually have a rough idea of what content should go in an essay, but how many of us have a process that maximises your chance to gain marks? Attend this workshop to learn a five-stage process that involves getting a computer to do some of the work
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Assistive Technology, Disability, Specific learning difficulties, Technology enhanced learning, Writing skills
14:00 to 16:30Location TBA, room TBA21 places left
Book now
Sat 24 MarSSHPSSHP Exam preparation for History and Politics
Develop strategies and techniques to help you achieve your full potential in your exams. This workshop will support your exam preparation.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision
11:00 to 12:00Malet Street, room MAL 15242 places left
Book now
Sat 24 MarSSHPSSHP Practical Strategies to Manage Exam Anxiety and Stress
Do you struggle to perform your best in exams because of stress and anxiety? Unable to calm yourself sufficiently to put all that you know on paper?
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision, Stress and Anxiety, Wellbeing
12:30 to 13:30Malet Street, room MAL 15249 places left
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Sat 24 MarArtsSchool of Arts Revision Skills and Exam Techniques Workshop
Revision skills and exam tips workshop: put the fun into reviewing your year of study; take the fear out of the examination experience.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Study skills, Time management, Writing skills
13:30 to 17:30Location TBA, room TBA34 places left
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April 2018
Mon 16 AprCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: Exam stress drop-in
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Come to an informal, friendly drop-in to discover strategies to manage and relieve your exam stress.
For staff

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B13No booking required
Mon 23 AprStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Tue 24 AprStudy SkillsStudy Clinic
Study Clinics are open to all Birkbeck students who need some timely support with their studies.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)No booking required
Tue 24 AprStratfordSummarising paraphrasing and quoting for academic purposes
This workshop helps you to build the skills of summarising and paraphrasing so that you can use your reading materials effectively
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
18:00 to 20:00Location TBA, room TBA29 places left
Book now
Fri 27 AprStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Study skills
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0619 places left
Book now
Fri 27 AprStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 28 AprStudy SkillsGrammar and writing crash course (exams edition)
This workshop will focus on writing skills for exams. Click on the title for a full description.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
11:00 to 14:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0425 places left
Book now
Sat 28 AprStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Study skills
13:30 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0620 places left
Book now
Mon 30 AprStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 30 AprCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: Exam stress drop-in
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Come to an informal, friendly drop-in to discover strategies to manage and relieve your exam stress.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B13No booking required
May 2018
Tue 01 MayStratfordStratford One to One
One-to-one drop-in tutorial sessions with an academic skills tutor. To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Tue 01 MayStudy SkillsStudy Clinics
Study Clinics are open to all Birkbeck students who need some timely support with their studies.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Study skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)19 places left
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Tue 01 MayStratfordCritical Thinking
Critical thinking is the cornerstone of studying at university. It is an academic skill that encompasses other academic skills.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Critical thinking
18:00 to 20:00Location TBA, room TBA30 places left
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Wed 02 MayStudy SkillsGrammar and writing crash course (dissertations edition)
This workshop will focus on writing skills for dissertations. Click on the title for a full description.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Writing skills
14:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 40227 places left
Book now
Fri 04 MayStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 3: Building an Academic Argument
The focus of this workshop will be on advanced critical writing and critical reading skills.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Critical thinking
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0619 places left
Book now
Fri 04 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: approaches for greater reading speed, stamina and comprehension
Make more efficient use of your reading time with strategies for better comprehension, focus and methods for making notes about what you read.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Assistive Technology, ClaroRead, Computing and IT Skills, Disability, Specific learning difficulties, Technology enhanced learning
14:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 458 (ITS)23 places left
Book now
Fri 04 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 05 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: a five-step approach to writing better essays
We usually have a rough idea of what content should go in an essay, but how many of us have a process that maximises your chance to gain marks?
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Assistive Technology, Disability, Specific learning difficulties, Technology enhanced learning, Writing skills
10:00 to 12:30Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)23 places left
Book now
Sat 05 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 05 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: revision - what to do when revision cramming seems like the only option
Get the most out of your last-minute revision
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, Study skills
13:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)23 places left
Book now
Mon 07 MayStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Tue 08 MayStratfordReading for academic purposes
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
18:00 to 20:00Location TBA, room TBA30 places left
Book now
Thu 10 MayStudy SkillsGrammar and writing crash course (exams edition)
This workshop will focus on writing skills for exams. Click on the title for a full description.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Location TBA, room TBA29 places left
Book now
Fri 11 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: revision - what to do when revision cramming seems like the only option
Get the most out of your last-minute revision
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, Study skills
14:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)24 places left
Book now
Fri 11 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 12 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 12 MayStudy SkillsGrammar and writing crash course (dissertations edition)
This workshop will focus on writing skills for dissertations. Click on the title for a full description.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Writing skills
11:00 to 14:00Malet Street, room MAL 63225 places left
Book now
Mon 14 MayStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 14 MayCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: Exam stress drop-in
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Come to an informal, friendly drop-in to discover strategies to manage and relieve your exam stress.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G01No booking required
Tue 15 MayStratfordStratford One to One
One-to-one drop-in tutorial sessions with an academic skills tutor. To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Wed 16 MayStudy SkillsGrammar and writing crash course (exams edition)
This workshop will focus on writing skills for exams. Click on the title for a full description.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
14:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B1329 places left
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Wed 16 MayStudy SkillsUsing Zotero for managing your referencing and citations
Zotero is a free, online tool for storing and organising resources. This workshop will show you how to use it to write your essays with Word
For enrolled students
15:00 to 16:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0424 places left
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Fri 18 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 19 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Mon 21 MayStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 21 MayCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: Exam stress drop-in
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Come to an informal, friendly drop-in to discover strategies to manage and relieve your exam stress.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B13No booking required
Fri 25 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 26 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Mon 28 MayStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Tue 29 MayStratfordStratford One to One
One-to-one drop-in tutorial sessions with an academic skills tutor. To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
June 2018
Fri 01 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 02 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 02 JunStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 04 JunStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICESNo booking required
Mon 04 JunCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: Exam stress drop-in
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Come to an informal, friendly drop-in to discover strategies to manage and relieve your exam stress.
For staff

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B13No booking required
Fri 08 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 09 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Mon 11 JunStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Tue 12 JunStratfordStratford One to One
One-to-one drop-in tutorial sessions with an academic skills tutor. To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Fri 15 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 16 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Mon 18 JunStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 18 JunCounsellingSTRESS-LESS: Exam stress drop-in
Exams looming? Under pressure with assignments? Come to an informal, friendly drop-in to discover strategies to manage and relieve your exam stress.
For staff

Theme tags: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety, Work Life Balance
16:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B13No booking required
Fri 22 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 23 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Mon 25 JunStudy SkillsNumerical Methods Drop In Help
These one to one sessions are to help students apply numerical, algebraic or simple statistical techniques to problems in their own subject area.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Tue 26 JunStratfordStratford One to One
One-to-one drop-in tutorial sessions with an academic skills tutor. To attend these sessions just turn up, no booking is required.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Fri 29 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
July 2018
Tue 03 JulStudy SkillsDissertation Bootcamp 1: writing clear sentences (POSTGRADUATE)
One of a series of three workshops running on Tuesday afternoons and repeating on Thursday evenings.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G1522 places left
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Thu 05 JulStudy SkillsDissertation Bootcamp 1: writing clear sentences (POSTGRADUATE)
One of a series of three workshops running on Tuesday afternoons and repeating on Thursday evenings.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Location TBA, room TBA23 places left
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Tue 10 JulStudy SkillsDissertation Bootcamp 2: writing coherent paragraphs (POSTGRADUATE)
One of a series of three workshops running on Tuesday afternoons and repeating on Thursday evenings.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G1543 places left
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Thu 12 JulStudy SkillsDissertation Bootcamp 2: writing coherent paragraphs (POSTGRADUATE)
One of a series of three workshops running on Tuesday afternoons and repeating on Thursday evenings.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Location TBA, room TBA22 places left
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Tue 17 JulStudy SkillsDissertation Bootcamp 3: drafting, editing, proofreading (POSTGRADUATE)
One of a series of three workshops running on Tuesday afternoons and repeating on Thursday evenings.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL G1522 places left
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Thu 19 JulStudy SkillsDissertation Bootcamp 3: drafting, editing, proofreading (POSTGRADUATE)
One of a series of three workshops running on Tuesday afternoons and repeating on Thursday evenings.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Location TBA, room TBA20 places left
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