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
Thu 14 DecArtsStudy Tools: Reject Plagiarism: Learn to Love your Referencing System (Part 2): How to USE your Referencing System in your Essays
This workshop tackles the nitty gritty of when and how to apply a referencing system, or stylesheet, to your writing. We go back to basics
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Bibliography and referencing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Plagiarism, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
19:40 to 21:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0421 places left
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January 2018
Wed 03 JanStudy SkillsTime 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
14:00 to 15:30Malet Street, room MAL 15228 places left
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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 B2924 places left
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Sat 13 JanStudy SkillsProcrastination, Perfectionism and Prioritisation
This workshop will help you to recognise the causes of procrastination and perfectionism, and provide help in overcoming them.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Dissertations, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Project Management, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
13:00 to 14:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0421 places left
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Sat 20 JanStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
13:00 to 15:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0625 places left
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February 2018
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 B2924 places left
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Tue 27 FebStudy SkillsRevision tips and creating a revision timetable
Getting organised for exams and creating an effective revision timetable is one of the most important steps to exam success.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0425 places left
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March 2018
Sat 03 MarStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0625 places left
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Mon 05 MarStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2925 places left
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Sat 10 MarStudy SkillsRevision tips and creating a revision timetable
Getting organised for exams and creating an effective revision timetable is one of the most important steps to exam success.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
11:00 to 12:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0424 places left
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Tue 13 MarStudy SkillsProcrastination, Perfectionism and Prioritisation
This workshop will help you to recognise the causes of procrastination and perfectionism, and provide help in overcoming them.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Dissertations, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Project Management, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0425 places left
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Tue 13 MarStudy SkillsWriting a postgraduate literature review
This workshop introduces postgraduates to writing a literature review.
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 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2925 places left
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April 2018
Fri 27 AprStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Communication Skills, Critical thinking, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0625 places left
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