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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December 2017
Sat 16 DecStudy 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
11:00 to 13:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B074 places left
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January 2018
Mon 08 JanStudy SkillsNumerical Methods - Drop in help
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 08 JanStudy 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 english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
19:30 to 21:00Malet Street, room MAL B2925 places left
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Tue 09 JanStudy SkillsReading 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 G0425 places left
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Tue 09 JanStudy 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 09 JanStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Thu 11 JanStudy 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 G0415 places left
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Thu 11 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 1: What IS Academic Writing?
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0420 places left
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Fri 12 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 1: What IS Academic Writing?
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0422 places left
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Mon 15 JanStudy SkillsNumerical Methods - Drop in help
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 15 JanStudy SkillsSummarising, 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 B2925 places left
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Tue 16 JanStudy 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 17 JanStudy SkillsStructuring your writing: Paragraphs, signposting, cohesion
Multiple sessions (1)
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B1328 places left
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Thu 18 JanStudy SkillsUsing 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 536 (ITS)23 places left
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Thu 18 JanStudy 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 G0415 places left
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Sat 20 JanStudy SkillsCritical 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 13:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0425 places left
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Mon 22 JanStudy SkillsNumerical Methods - Drop in help
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 23 JanStudy 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 23 JanStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Thu 25 JanStudy 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 G0415 places left
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Thu 25 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 3: Planning and Structuring an Essay
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 G0425 places left
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Fri 26 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 3: Planning and Structuring an Essay
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 G0423 places left
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Mon 29 JanStudy SkillsNumerical Methods - Drop in help
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 30 JanStudy 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 31 JanStudy SkillsSentence and punctuation toolkit: taking control of your writing at the sentence level
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 Skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0430 places left
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February 2018
Thu 01 FebStudy 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 G0415 places left
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Thu 01 FebArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 4: How to Write 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 G0425 places left
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Fri 02 FebArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 4: How to Write 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 G0425 places left
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Sat 03 FebStudy SkillsMindmapping
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 12:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0425 places left
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Mon 05 FebStudy SkillsNumerical Methods - Drop in help
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 FebStudy 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 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 B2925 places left
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Tue 06 FebStudy SkillsCritical 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
13:00 to 15:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0425 places left
Book now
Tue 06 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
Tue 06 FebStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Thu 08 FebStudy 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 G0415 places left
Book now
Thu 08 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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Fri 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
18:00 to 19:2043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0425 places left
Book now
Mon 12 FebStudy SkillsNumerical Methods - Drop in help
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 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
18:00 to 19:30Malet Street, room MAL B2925 places left
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Tue 13 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
Thu 15 FebStudy 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 G0450 places left
Book now
Mon 19 FebStudy SkillsNumerical Methods - Drop in help
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 20 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
Tue 20 FebStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
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
March 2018
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
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
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 G0429 places left
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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
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
April 2018
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
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
18:00 to 20:00Location TBA, room TBA29 places left
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May 2018
Tue 01 MayStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No 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
Tue 15 MayStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Tue 29 MayStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
June 2018
Tue 12 JunStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required
Tue 26 JunStratfordStratford One to One
For enrolled Stratford students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
16:00 to 18:00University Square Stratford, room US G.25No booking required