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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January 2017
Mon 16 JanStratfordStudying at university, the essentials for success
In this workshop you will be introduced to the academic skills you will need for your University study.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Higher Education, Personal development, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.20bookings closed
Mon 16 JanCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOM (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 16 JanCTPLTAssistive 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
Mon 16 JanCTPLTReading for academic purposes
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Reading and note-taking skills
18:00 to 19:30Malet Street, room MAL B2937 places left
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Mon 16 JanCTPLTNote 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 english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
19:30 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL B2935 places left
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Tue 17 JanCTPLTReading for academic purposes
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Reading and note-taking skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR 32741 places left
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Tue 17 JanCTPLTAcademic English 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
Tue 17 JanStratfordStudying at university, the essentials for success
In this workshop you will be introduced to the academic skills you will need for your University study.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 2.0250 places left
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Wed 18 JanCTPLTOne to one Dyslexia and SpLD Academic skills tutorials
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dyslexia
13:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 18 JanCTPLTWriting Fundamentals:Academic vocabulary development
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3029 places left
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Wed 18 JanCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 19 JanCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills
12:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOMNo booking required
Thu 19 JanCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0445 places left
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Thu 19 JanCTPLTNumerical 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 19 JanCTPLTAcademic Skills Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
17:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICESNo booking required
Thu 19 JanCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Effective note-taking
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2943 places left
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Thu 19 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 2: Understanding the Question
Workshop 2 asks where the essay writing process actually begins: understanding the question is the key stage. We demystify the language of questions.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0423 places left
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Fri 20 JanCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Academic Reading
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Well being, Writing skills
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0247 places left
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Fri 20 JanBGRSTeaching Arts in Higher Education
A course in 10 sessions aimed to equip research students with the skills to teach arts-based subjects
Multiple sessions (10)
For PhD students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Careers, Higher Education, Job hunting, New Workshop, Teaching and Learning
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL G151 place left
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Fri 20 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 2: Understanding the Question
Workshop 2 asks where the essay writing process actually begins: understanding and answering the question. We decode the language of questions.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0419 places left
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Fri 20 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 2: Understanding the Question
Workshop 2 asks where the essay writing process actually begins: understanding and answering the question. We decode the language of questions.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0421 places left
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Sat 21 JanBEIManipulating Algebraic Expressions
In this workshop we will cover: • Collecting like terms • Multiplying out brackets • Sum & difference of squares • Factorizing • Indices
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills
10:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBA25 places left
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Sat 21 JanCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Sat 21 JanCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOMNo booking required
Sat 21 JanCTPLTTime Management
In this workshop you will assess how well you manage your time and learn how to organise your day more effectively in line with your chosen goals.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
11:00 to 12:30Malet Street, room MAL 63239 places left
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Sat 21 JanCTPLTProcrastination, 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, Project Management, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
13:00 to 14:30Malet Street, room MAL 63226 places left
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Sat 21 JanCTPLTStrategies for Disability/Dyslexia: Making the Most of Your Reading Using ClaroRead and ClaroCapture
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, ClaroRead
13:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)23 places left
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Sat 21 JanCTPLTWriting masterclass: Sentence length, clarity, consciseness, variety.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0318 places left
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Mon 23 JanBGRSMental Health Awareness Training
For PhD students

Theme tags: Communication Skills, Disability, New Workshop, PhD Support, Stress and anxiety, Student advice, Well being
10:00 to 16:30Russell Square, room RUS (30) 10113 places left
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Mon 23 JanCTPLTNumerical 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 23 JanCTPLTAssistive 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
Mon 23 JanCTPLTMindmapping
Mindmapping is a technique to make better use of our brainpower. It is a powerful thinking tool and useful for all areas of our life.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Communication Skills, Exams and revision, Mind mapping, Personal development, Presentation skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Study skills
18:00 to 19:30Malet Street, room MAL B2931 places left
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Mon 23 JanCTPLTSummarising, 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 students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Essay writing, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:30 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL B2926 places left
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Tue 24 JanCTPLTNote 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 english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR 32748 places left
Book now
Tue 24 JanCTPLTAcademic English 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 25 JanCTPLTEnglish writing and grammar problems for second language speakers
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3038 places left
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Wed 25 JanCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 26 JanCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills
12:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICESNo booking required
Thu 26 JanCTPLTUsing 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 422 (ITS)7 places left
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Thu 26 JanCTPLTMaking the Most of Technology for Collaborative Study Groups
Learn how to use blogs and Google docs for collaborative learning. Basic web browsing skills are required. Bring your ITS username and password.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Computing and IT Skills, Researching on the internet, Social Media, Technology enhanced learning
15:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 422 (ITS)16 places left
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Thu 26 JanCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0449 places left
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Thu 26 JanCTPLTNumerical 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 26 JanCTPLTAcademic 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 26 JanCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Academic Reading
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Well being, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2949 places left
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Thu 26 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 3: Planning and Structuring an Essay
Workshop 3 explores how to plan and structure an essay by using a Process Method of essay writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0423 places left
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Fri 27 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 3: Planning and Structuring an Essay
Workshop 3 explores how to plan and structure an essay by using a ‘process method’ of academic writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:20Clore Building, room CLO 10120 places left
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Fri 27 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 3: Planning and Structuring an Essay
Workshop 3 explores how to plan and structure an essay by using a ‘process method’ of academic writing
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:00Clore Building, room CLO 10122 places left
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Sat 28 JanBEISolving Linear Equations & Systems
In this workshop we will cover: Simple linear equations Linear equations with fractions Systems of linear equations Graphical solutions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills
10:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBA27 places left
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Sat 28 JanCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 28 JanCTPLTCritical Thinking I: What is Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is the cornerstone of studying at university. It is an academic skill that encompasses other academic skills.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room MAL 35123 places left
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Sat 28 JanStratfordHow to reference your work and avoid plagiarism
You will identify different kinds of text and how they are referenced.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Bibliography and referencing, Plagiarism
11:00 to 13:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.1949 places left
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Sat 28 JanLibraryFinding journal articles using JSTOR & Academic Search Complete databases
Find relevant journal articles for your assignments from 2 of the Library’s biggest multi-disciplinary databases: JSTOR and Academic Search Complete.
For continuing students

Theme tags: Library skills, Research skills, Researching on the internet
11:30 to 13:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 150 places left
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Sat 28 JanCTPLTCritical Thinking II : 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, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
13:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room MAL 35126 places left
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Sat 28 JanStratfordThree essential writing techniques for avoiding plagiarism: quotations, paraphrases and summaries
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Plagiarism
13:30 to 15:30University Square Stratford, room US 1.1949 places left
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Sat 28 JanLibraryFinding information for your essays and assignments
Effectively search for and evaluate academic information for your course essays and assignments.
For continuing students

Theme tags: Library skills, Research skills
14:00 to 15:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 149 places left
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Sat 28 JanCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 B3043 places left
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Sat 28 JanLibraryManaging your references with Mendeley
An introduction to the Mendeley, a reference management tool that helps you collect, store and manage your references and cite them correctly.
For continuing students

Theme tags: Bibliography and referencing, Library skills
15:30 to 17:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 149 places left
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Mon 30 JanCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOM (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 30 JanCTPLTAssistive 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
Mon 30 JanCTPLTCritical Thinking I: What is Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is the cornerstone of studying at university. It is an academic skill that encompasses other academic skills.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2944 places left
Book now
Mon 30 JanBGRSHow to Apply for a Postdoc - Arts & Humanities
For PhD students

Theme tags: Careers, Financial management, Job hunting, New Workshop
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL 25510 places left
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Mon 30 JanStratfordBoost your grammar, punctuation and spelling
In this workshop,you will practice writing grammatical sentences,using punctuation appropriately,and using effective spelling strategies.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic writing
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.0949 places left
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Tue 31 JanStratfordBoost your grammar, punctuation and spelling
In this workshop,you will practice writing grammatical sentences,using punctuation appropriately,and using effective spelling strategies.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic writing
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.2050 places left
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Tue 31 JanCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Using mindmapping software to help you write your assignments
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Assistive Technology, Writing skills
13:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)23 places left
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Tue 31 JanCTPLTMindmapping
Mindmapping is a technique to make better use of our brainpower. It is a powerful thinking tool and useful for all areas of our life.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Communication Skills, Exams and revision, Mind mapping, Personal development, Presentation skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Study skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR 32745 places left
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Tue 31 JanCTPLTAcademic English 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
February 2017
Wed 01 FebCTPLTOne to one Dyslexia and SpLD Academic skills tutorials
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dyslexia
13:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 01 FebCTPLTUsing 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)46 places left
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Wed 01 FebCTPLTSentences and punctuation toolkit
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0444 places left
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Wed 01 FebCTPLTUsing 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)14 places left
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Wed 01 FebCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Wed 01 FebBGRSBeyond the PhD | What to do with a PhD: Thinking Outside the Box
Part of a series of five events on how to prepare for life after the PhD.
For PhD students

Theme tags: Careers, Job hunting, New Workshop, PhD Support
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR 114 KEYNES LIBRARY25 places left
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Thu 02 FebCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
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 02 FebCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0434 places left
Book now
Thu 02 FebCTPLTNumerical 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)No booking required
Thu 02 FebCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Preparing to Write your Essay
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2950 places left
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Thu 02 FebArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 4: How to Write Paragraphs
Workshop 4 reveals the rules for structuring and developing paragraphs.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0426 places left
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Fri 03 FebArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 4: How to Write Paragraphs
Workshop 4 reveals the “rules” for structuring and developing paragraphs.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0422 places left
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Fri 03 FebArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 4: How to Write Paragraphs
Workshop 4 reveals the “rules” for structuring and developing paragraphs.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0424 places left
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Sat 04 FebBEILinear Graphs
In this workshop we will cover the following: Equation of a line Special points Gradient
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills
10:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBA26 places left
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Sat 04 FebCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 04 FebCTPLTReading for academic purposes
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Reading and note-taking skills
11:00 to 12:30Malet Street, room MAL 63247 places left
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Sat 04 FebStratfordHow to improve your academic writing (1)
The aim of this workshop is to enable you to write academic English using the appropriate grammar and sentence structures.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.1949 places left
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Sat 04 FebCTPLTNote 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 english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
13:00 to 14:30Malet Street, room MAL 63246 places left
Book now
Sat 04 FebStratfordHow to improve your academic writing (2)
The aim of this workshop is to enable you to improve your academic writing by using formal vocabulary, appropriate punctuation and an acceptable style
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic writing
13:30 to 15:30University Square Stratford, room US 1.1949 places left
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Sat 04 FebCTPLTWriting Fundamentals:Academic Writing Conventions
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL B3041 places left
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Mon 06 FebStratfordHow to plan and write an academic essay
This workshop will consider the study skills needed to write an academic essay.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Essay writing
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.2050 places left
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Mon 06 FebCTPLTNumerical 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 06 FebCTPLTAssistive 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
Mon 06 FebLawReading texts and listening to lectures: How to take effective notes
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Reading and note-taking skills
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3017 places left
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Mon 06 FebCTPLTCritical Thinking II : 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, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2944 places left
Book now
Tue 07 FebCTPLTUsing 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 422 (ITS)23 places left
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Tue 07 FebCTPLTActive listening and speaking for academic purposes
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
14:00 to 15:30Location TBA, room TBA47 places left
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Tue 07 FebCTPLTUsing 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 422 (ITS)19 places left
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Tue 07 FebCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICESNo booking required
Tue 07 FebStratfordHow to plan and write an academic essay
This workshop will consider the study skills needed to write an academic essay.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Essay writing
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 2.0250 places left
Book now
Wed 08 FebCTPLTOne to one Dyslexia and SpLD Academic skills tutorials
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dyslexia
13:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 08 FebCTPLTWriting masterclass: Sentence length, clarity, consciseness, variety.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3048 places left
Book now
Wed 08 FebCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICESNo booking required
Thu 09 FebCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
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 09 FebCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0439 places left
Book now
Thu 09 FebCTPLTNumerical 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 09 FebLawWhat is critical thinking and how to write ‘critically’
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B305 places left
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Thu 09 FebCTPLTAcademic Skills Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
17:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Thu 09 FebCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Academic Referencing
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Well being, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2940 places left
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Thu 09 FebBGRSHow to Balance Life and Research
For PhD students

Theme tags: New Workshop, Personal development, Stress and anxiety, Well being
18:00 to 20:30Russell Square, room RUS (30) 40713 places left
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Thu 09 FebArtsArts 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, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0426 places left
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Fri 10 FebCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Preparing to Write your Essay
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
14:00 to 16:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3049 places left
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Fri 10 FebArtsArts 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, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0422 places left
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Fri 10 FebArtsArts 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, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0424 places left
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Sat 11 FebBGRSMaking a Success of your Doctorate
An in-depth all day workshop designed for new researchers at Birkbeck. Please note that this workshop is intended for 1st year MPhil/PhD students only
For PhD students

Theme tags: PhD Support, Research skills, Self esteem
10:30 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 153fully booked
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Sat 11 FebCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Sat 11 FebCTPLTMindmapping
Mindmapping is a technique to make better use of our brainpower. It is a powerful thinking tool and useful for all areas of our life.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Communication Skills, Exams and revision, Mind mapping, Personal development, Presentation skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Study skills
11:00 to 12:30Malet Street, room MAL 63342 places left
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Sat 11 FebStratfordHow to read an academic text and take notes
In this workshop you will develop the skills of effective academic reading.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Research skills, Study skills
11:00 to 13:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.1950 places left
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Sat 11 FebCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Using mindmapping software to help you write your assignments
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Assistive Technology, Writing skills
13:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)23 places left
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Sat 11 FebCTPLTSummarising, 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 students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Essay writing, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
13:00 to 14:30Malet Street, room MAL 63343 places left
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Sat 11 FebCTPLTSentences and punctuation toolkit
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL B3046 places left
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Mon 13 FebBGRSMonograph Publishing Lecture
This lecture is led by external consultant Josie Dixon.
For PhD students

Theme tags: Academic writing, New Workshop, Research skills, Writing skills
12:30 to 14:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR 114 KEYNES LIBRARY36 places left
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Mon 13 FebCTPLTStrategies for Disability/Dyslexia: Making the Most of Your Reading Using ClaroRead and ClaroCapture
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, ClaroRead
13:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)25 places left
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Mon 13 FebCTPLTNumerical 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 13 FebCTPLTAssistive 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
Mon 13 FebCTPLTCritical Thinking III - 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 english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2936 places left
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Mon 13 FebStratfordHow to read an academic text and take notes
In this workshop you will develop the skills of effective academic reading.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Research skills, Study skills
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.0949 places left
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Tue 14 FebStratfordHow to read an academic text and take notes
In this workshop you will develop the skills of effective academic reading.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Research skills, Study skills
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.2050 places left
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Tue 14 FebCTPLTCritical Thinking I: What is Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is the cornerstone of studying at university. It is an academic skill that encompasses other academic skills.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0438 places left
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Tue 14 FebCTPLTHow to Read a Journal Article
In this workshop we will explore techniques for reading academic journal articles including understanding the purposes of the different parts.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills
18:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room MAL B2948 places left
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Tue 14 FebCTPLTCritical Reading for Postgraduates
This workshop considers different aspects of reading at postgraduate level. We will discuss how to manage your reading lists and research reading.
For all postgraduate students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Critical thinking, Reading and note-taking skills
19:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2948 places left
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Thu 16 FebCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
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 16 FebCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICESNo booking required
Thu 16 FebCTPLTAcademic 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 16 FebCTPLTWriting a Postgraduate Dissertation
This workshop introduces students to the different elements of a postgraduate dissertation.
For all postgraduate and research students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Research projects, Research skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2942 places left
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Sat 18 FebStratfordCritical Writing Skills
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.1950 places left
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Sat 18 FebStratfordCritical Thinking Skills
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Critical thinking
13:30 to 15:30University Square Stratford, room US 1.1950 places left
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Sat 18 FebBEISolving Quadratic Equations & Systems
In this workshop we will cover the following: Formula for solving quadratic Factorising to solve quadratic Systems of one quadratic & one linear
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills
14:00 to 17:00Location TBA, room TBA29 places left
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Mon 20 FebStratfordCritical Writing Skills
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Writing skills
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.2049 places left
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Mon 20 FebCTPLTNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room COUNCIL ROOM (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 20 FebCTPLTAssistive 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 SERVICESNo booking required
Mon 20 FebLawHow to construct an argument
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3011 places left
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Mon 20 FebStratfordDoing your dissertation
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Dissertations, Essay writing
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.1130 places left
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Mon 20 FebCTPLTRevision 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
18:00 to 19:30Malet Street, room MAL B2945 places left
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Mon 20 FebCTPLTExam tips and writing essay style exam answers
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision
19:30 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL B2945 places left
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Tue 21 FebBGRSAttending and Presenting at Conferences
This full-day workshop will equip you with the tools to make the most of a conference.
For postgraduate research students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Careers, Communication Skills, Personal development, Presentation skills, Self esteem, Study skills
10:30 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 402fully booked
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Tue 21 FebStratfordDoing your dissertation
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Dissertations, Essay writing
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.2049 places left
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Tue 21 FebCTPLTCritical Thinking II : 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, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B1347 places left
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Tue 21 FebCTPLTAcademic English 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)No booking required
Tue 21 FebCTPLTIntroduction To Essay Writing
In this workshop we will look at how to approach your essay from the time you receive the assignment until the deadline.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Report writing, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room MAL B2946 places left
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Tue 21 FebBGRSBeyond the PhD | Academic Careers: Myths and Facts
Part of a series of five events on how to prepare for life after the PhD.
For PhD students

Theme tags: Careers, Job hunting, New Workshop, PhD Support
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR 114 KEYNES LIBRARY27 places left
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Tue 21 FebStratfordCritical Writing Skills
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 2.0250 places left
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Tue 21 FebCTPLTIntroduction to Citing, Reference Lists and Plagiarism
Many students find referencing one of the most baffling aspects of academic writing. This workshop provides a step-by-step guide to referencing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Research skills, Researching on the internet, Study skills, Writing skills
19:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2948 places left
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Wed 22 FebCTPLTOne to one Dyslexia and SpLD Academic skills tutorials
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dyslexia
13:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 22 FebCTPLTStructuring your writing: Paragraphs, signposting, cohesion
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3044 places left
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Wed 22 FebCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTRE)No booking required
Wed 22 FebLawInterpreting tutors' feedback
For 2nd/3rd/4th yr LLB students. We'll discuss what terms that tutors use in their feedback mean, e.g. to be 'critical', use 'evidence' and 'argument'
For third/fourth year Law students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Law
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3028 places left
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Thu 23 FebCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
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 CENTRE)No booking required
Thu 23 FebCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0450 places left
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Thu 23 FebCTPLTNumerical 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 23 FebCTPLTAcademic 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 23 FebCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Finalising your Essay
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2949 places left
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Sat 25 FebBGRSResearch Means and Ends - Part 1
This course consists of two Saturday Workshops and draws from the range of research skills of the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy.
For PhD students
10:00 to 14:00Other, room 10 GOWER STREET 102 (Paul Hirst Seminar Room)25 places left
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Sat 25 FebCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9 STUDENT CENTRE)No booking required
Sat 25 FebLawDissertation day: How do I write my dissertation?
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Study skills, Writing skills
14:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room MAL 41715 places left
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Sat 25 FebCTPLTAcademic English Workshop
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL B3039 places left
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Sat 25 FebLawDissertation day: How do I write the literature review for my dissertation?
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Dissertations, Study skills, Writing skills
15:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL 41719 places left
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Mon 27 FebCTPLTNumerical 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 27 FebCTPLTAssistive 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 9 STUDENT CENTER)No booking required
Mon 27 FebCTPLTActive listening and speaking for academic purposes
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
18:00 to 19:30Malet Street, room MAL B2947 places left
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Mon 27 FebStratfordCritical Thinking Skills
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Critical thinking
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.0950 places left
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Mon 27 FebCTPLTSummarising, 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 students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Essay writing, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:30 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL B2950 places left
Book now
Tue 28 FebStratfordCritical Thinking Skills
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Critical thinking
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US G.2550 places left
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Tue 28 FebCTPLTCritical Thinking III - 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 english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR 32746 places left
Book now
Tue 28 FebCTPLTAcademic English 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)No booking required
Tue 28 FebBGRSEthics Roundtable
For PhD students

Theme tags: Research ethics, Research skills
18:00 to 20:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0429 places left
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Tue 28 FebCTPLTWhat Is Academic English?
This workshop considers what it means to use English appropriately for university study.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room MAL B2949 places left
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Tue 28 FebCTPLTWriting style and developing a writing voice
This workshop discusses what writing style is and what you need to consider when writing essays at university.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2949 places left
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March 2017
Wed 01 MarCTPLTOne to one Dyslexia and SpLD Academic skills tutorials
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dyslexia
13:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 01 MarCTPLTWriting Fundamentals:Academic Writing Conventions
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3048 places left
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Wed 01 MarCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICESNo booking required
Wed 01 MarLawReferencing using OSCOLA - for LLB and LLM students
In this workshops we will explain how to reference your sources using the OSCOLA system.
For current Law students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3013 places left
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Wed 01 MarBGRSBeyond the PhD | Workshop: Writing Job and Grant Applications
Part of a series of five events on how to prepare for life after the PhD.
For PhD students

Theme tags: Careers, Financial management, Job hunting, New Workshop
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR 114 KEYNES LIBRARY13 places left
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Thu 02 MarCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
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)No booking required
Thu 02 MarCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0449 places left
Book now
Thu 02 MarCTPLTNumerical 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 02 MarLawHow to interpret an essay question and plan an essay
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Essay writing
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3013 places left
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Thu 02 MarCTPLTAcademic 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 02 MarCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Revision and Exam Preparation
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2950 places left
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Fri 03 MarCTPLTUsing 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
13:00 to 14:30Malet Street, room MAL 423 (ITS)49 places left
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Fri 03 MarCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Finalising your Essay
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0149 places left
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Fri 03 MarCTPLTMaking the Most of Technology for Collaborative Study Groups
Learn how to use blogs and Google docs for collaborative learning. Basic web browsing skills are required. Bring your ITS username and password.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Computing and IT Skills, Researching on the internet, Social Media, Technology enhanced learning
15:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 422 (ITS)24 places left
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Sat 04 MarCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICESNo booking required
Sat 04 MarStratfordDoing seminars and presentations
In this workshop you will develop the skills necessary for doing presentations and taking part in discussions.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Presentation skills
11:00 to 13:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.1950 places left
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Sat 04 MarStratfordUsing the Internet for academic purposes
This session will provide you with the skills required to make the most efficient and effective use of the Internet for academic study.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Computing and IT Skills, Exams and revision, Moodle, Research skills, Researching on the internet, Study skills
11:00 to 13:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.06 (UEL)50 places left
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Sat 04 MarLibraryProtecting your digital identity: privacy and surveillance online
An overview of how your data can be used online, with an introduction to some tools that can help you protect your privacy and digital identity online
For continuing students

Theme tags: Computing and IT Skills, Library skills, Researching on the internet, Social Media
11:30 to 13:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 150 places left
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Sat 04 MarStratfordHow to reference your work and avoid plagiarism
You will identify different kinds of text and how they are referenced.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Bibliography and referencing, Plagiarism
13:30 to 15:30University Square Stratford, room US 1.1950 places left
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Sat 04 MarStratfordUsing Powerpoint for presentations
This session will provide you with all the information you need to put together an interesting set of slides for a presentation.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Computing and IT Skills, Presentation skills, Research projects, Technology enhanced learning
13:30 to 15:30University Square Stratford, room US 1.06 (UEL)48 places left
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Sat 04 MarBEIPlotting Non-Linear Graphs
In this workshop we will cover the following: Plotting graphs Intro of logs Applying log to exponential functions ‘Straightening’ of curved graphs
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills
14:00 to 17:00Location TBA, room TBA27 places left
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Sat 04 MarLibraryIntroduction to Scopus & Web of Science databases
Learn to search the Scopus and Web of Science databases which both cover the fields of science, technology, social sciences and arts and humanities.
For continuing students

Theme tags: Databases, Library skills, Researching on the internet
14:00 to 15:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 150 places left
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Sat 04 MarCTPLTStructuring your writing: Paragraphs, signposting, cohesion
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL B3048 places left
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Sat 04 MarLibraryManaging your references with EndNote
An introduction to Endnote, the reference management tool that helps you collect, store and manage your references and cite them correctly.
For continuing students

Theme tags: Bibliography and referencing, Computing and IT Skills, Library skills
15:30 to 17:00Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 150 places left
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Mon 06 MarStratfordHow to reference your work and avoid plagiarism
You will identify different kinds of text and how they are referenced.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Bibliography and referencing, Plagiarism
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.2050 places left
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Mon 06 MarCTPLTNumerical 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)No booking required
Mon 06 MarCTPLTAssistive 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 ((Assistive Technology Room next to talk room 4))No booking required
Mon 06 MarLawWriting essays in university
In this workshop we will explain how to structure the introduction, analysis and conclusion of your essay.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3016 places left
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Mon 06 MarCTPLTReading for academic purposes
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Reading and note-taking skills
18:00 to 19:30Malet Street, room MAL B2939 places left
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Mon 06 MarBGRSThe Birkbeck MPhil/PhD examination process
For PhD students

Theme tags: Copyright, Exams and revision, PhD Support
18:00 to 20:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B06fully booked
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Mon 06 MarStratfordWriting CVs, job application letters and personal statements
The aim of this workshop is to enable you to prepare effectively for compiling your CV, and to develop the writing techniques necessary for CV's.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.0949 places left
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Mon 06 MarCTPLTMindmapping
Mindmapping is a technique to make better use of our brainpower. It is a powerful thinking tool and useful for all areas of our life.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Communication Skills, Exams and revision, Mind mapping, Personal development, Presentation skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Study skills
19:30 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL B2939 places left
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Tue 07 MarStratfordWriting CVs, job application letters and personal statements
The aim of this workshop is to enable you to prepare effectively for compiling your CV, and to develop the writing techniques necessary for CV's.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Writing skills
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.2050 places left
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Tue 07 MarCTPLTStrategies for Disability/Dyslexia: Make Your Revision Even Better Using Assistive Technology
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology
13:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)25 places left
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Tue 07 MarCTPLTRevision 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 32747 places left
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Tue 07 MarCTPLTAcademic English 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)No booking required
Tue 07 MarCTPLTHow to Read a Journal Article
In this workshop we will explore techniques for reading academic journal articles including understanding the purposes of the different parts.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills
18:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room MAL B2950 places left
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Tue 07 MarStratfordHow to reference your work and avoid plagiarism
You will identify different kinds of text and how they are referenced.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Bibliography and referencing, Plagiarism
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 2.0250 places left
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Tue 07 MarBGRSUsing LaTeX for Scientific Writing
LaTeX is a powerful typesetting system for producing documents of high typographic quality.
Multiple sessions (3)
For PhD students

Theme tags: Computing and IT Skills
18:00 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)1 place left
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Tue 07 MarCTPLTUsing your reading in your essays
In this workshop we will examine two aspects of how to use your reading in your essays: paraphrasing and reporting your sources.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
19:00 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL B2949 places left
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Wed 08 MarCTPLTOne to one Dyslexia and SpLD Academic skills tutorials
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dyslexia
13:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 08 MarCTPLTSentences and punctuation toolkit
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3040 places left
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Wed 08 MarCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 08 MarLawHow to construct an argument
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3024 places left
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Thu 09 MarCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
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)No booking required
Thu 09 MarCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0440 places left
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Thu 09 MarCTPLTNumerical 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)No booking required
Thu 09 MarCTPLTAcademic 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)No booking required
Thu 09 MarLawReferencing using OSCOLA - for LLB and LLM students
In this workshops we will explain how to reference your sources using the OSCOLA system.
For current Law students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3029 places left
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Thu 09 MarCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Preparing to Write your Essay
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2940 places left
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Thu 09 MarBGRSSurviving the Viva, and Beyond
For PhD students

Theme tags: Exams and revision, New Workshop, PhD Support, Research skills
18:00 to 20:00Russell Square, room RUS (30) 4074 places left
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Sat 11 MarCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Sat 11 MarStratfordRevising and preparing for exams and timed questions
Revising for exams and exam techniques In this workshop, you will be introduced to effective ways of revising for exams.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision
11:00 to 13:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.1950 places left
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Sat 11 MarCTPLTCritical Thinking II : 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, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room MAL 63239 places left
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Sat 11 MarCTPLTCritical Thinking III - 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 english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
13:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room MAL 63239 places left
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Sat 11 MarStratfordDoing your dissertation
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Dissertations, Essay writing
13:30 to 15:30University Square Stratford, room US 1.1949 places left
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Sat 11 MarCTPLTWriting masterclass: Sentence length, clarity, consciseness, variety.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL B3047 places left
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Mon 13 MarCTPLTNumerical 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)No booking required
Mon 13 MarCTPLTAssistive 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 (Assistive Technology Room next to talk room 4)No booking required
Mon 13 MarBGRSBeyond the PhD | Structuring a Job Presentation
Part of a series of five events on how to prepare for life after the PhD.
For PhD students

Theme tags: Careers, Interview skills, Job hunting, New Workshop, Presentation skills
18:00 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR 114 KEYNES LIBRARY14 places left
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Mon 13 MarStratfordRevising and preparing for exams and timed questions
Revising for exams and exam techniques In this workshop, you will be introduced to effective ways of revising for exams.
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Exams and revision
18:00 to 20:00University Square Stratford, room US 1.0950 places left
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Mon 13 MarCTPLTCritical Thinking II : 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, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2940 places left
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Tue 14 MarStratfordRevising and preparing for exams and timed questions
Revising for exams and exam techniques In this workshop, you will be introduced to effective ways of revising for exams.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision
12:00 to 14:00University Square Stratford, room US G.2550 places left
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Tue 14 MarCTPLTExam tips and writing essay style exam answers
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR 32738 places left
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Tue 14 MarCTPLTAcademic English 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)No booking required
Tue 14 MarCTPLTCritical Reading for Postgraduates
This workshop considers different aspects of reading at postgraduate level. We will discuss how to manage your reading lists and research reading.
For all postgraduate students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Critical thinking, Reading and note-taking skills
18:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room MAL B2950 places left
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Tue 14 MarCTPLTWriting for Postgraduates
This workshop considers different aspects of writing including planning for writing, research and reading, finding a structure, writing and editing.
For all postgraduate students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Report writing, Research projects, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
19:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2950 places left
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Wed 15 MarCTPLTOne to one Dyslexia and SpLD Academic skills tutorials
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dyslexia
13:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 15 MarCTPLTStructuring your writing: Paragraphs, signposting, cohesion
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3040 places left
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Wed 15 MarCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 15 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 B3019 places left
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Wed 15 MarBGRSResearching Interculturally
For PhD students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, New Workshop, Personal development, Research ethics, Research skills
18:00 to 20:00Clore Building, room CLO 10221 places left
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Thu 16 MarCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
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)No booking required
Thu 16 MarCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0439 places left
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Thu 16 MarCTPLTNumerical 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)No booking required
Thu 16 MarCTPLTAcademic 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)No booking required
Thu 16 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 B3017 places left
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Thu 16 MarCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Finalising your Essay
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2940 places left
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Sat 18 MarBGRSPython: the Swiss Army Knife for Researchers
This six-hour crash course aims to introduce the basics of Python programming and explain its advantages.
For PhD students

Theme tags: Research skills
10:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 407 (CSC)6 places left
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Sat 18 MarCTPLTAcademic English Drop-in Help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
11:00 to 13:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Sat 18 MarCTPLTRevision 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 12:30Malet Street, room MAL 63246 places left
Book now
Sat 18 MarCTPLTExam tips and writing essay style exam answers
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Exams and revision
13:00 to 14:30Malet Street, room MAL 63239 places left
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Sat 18 MarCTPLTStrategies for Disability/Dyslexia: Make Your Revision Even Better Using Assistive Technology
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology
13:00 to 15:00Malet Street, room MAL 423 (ITS)25 places left
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Sat 18 MarCTPLTEssay question language and reporting verbs
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL B3040 places left
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Mon 20 MarCTPLTNumerical 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)No booking required
Mon 20 MarCTPLTAssistive 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 (Assistive Technology Room next to talk room 4)No booking required
Mon 20 MarCTPLTCritical Thinking III - 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 english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2938 places left
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Tue 21 MarCTPLTProcrastination, 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, Project Management, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR 32740 places left
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Tue 21 MarCTPLTAcademic English 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)No booking required
Tue 21 MarBGRSBeyond the PhD | Preparing for academic job interviews
Part of a series of five events on how to prepare for life after the PhD.
For PhD students

Theme tags: Careers, Communication Skills, Interview skills, Job hunting, New Workshop
18:00 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR 114 KEYNES LIBRARY16 places left
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Tue 21 MarCTPLTWriting style and developing a writing voice
This workshop discusses what writing style is and what you need to consider when writing essays at university.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:00Malet Street, room MAL B2949 places left
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Tue 21 MarCTPLTWriting a postgraduate literature review
This workshop introduces postgraduates to writing a literature review.
For all postgraduate students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
19:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2949 places left
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Wed 22 MarCTPLTOne to one Dyslexia and SpLD Academic skills tutorials
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Dyslexia
13:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 22 MarCTPLTEssay question language and reporting verbs
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Writing skills
15:00 to 17:00Russell Square, room RUS (26) B3040 places left
Book now
Wed 22 MarCTPLTDyslexia and SpLD Academic Skills Drop-in
These one to one drop-in help sessions
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Disability, Dyslexia, Specific learning difficulties
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk room 9)No booking required
Wed 22 MarLawReferencing using the HARVARD system - for Criminology students
In this workshops we will explain how to reference your sources using the Harvard system.
For all Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3029 places left
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Thu 23 MarCTPLTOne to One Academic skills tutorials
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)No booking required
Thu 23 MarCTPLTFacilitated Writing Workshop
Tutor-led writing group to help you put your thoughts into words and develop your writing practice. Bring your lecture notes and course reading.
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 G0440 places left
Book now
Thu 23 MarCTPLTNumerical 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)No booking required
Thu 23 MarLawWriting essays in university
In this workshop we will explain how to structure the introduction, analysis and conclusion of your essay.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B3024 places left
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Thu 23 MarCTPLTAcademic 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)No booking required
Thu 23 MarCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Revision and Exam Preparation
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2940 places left
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Fri 24 MarCTPLTStrategies for disabilities/dyslexia: Revision and Exam Preparation
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Writing skills
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0140 places left
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Sat 25 MarBEIStats Overview for Management UG Research Projects
In this workshope we will review: surveys hypthesis testing different statistical tests correlation & linear regression
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Research skills
10:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBA28 places left
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May 2017
Sat 06 MayBGRSResearch Means and Ends - Part 2
This course consists of two Saturday Workshops and draws from the range of research skills of the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy.
For PhD students
10:00 to 14:00Location TBA, room TBA25 places left
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