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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Fri 15 DecArtsArts 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
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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 G04fully booked
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January 2018
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 G0421 places left
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Fri 12 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 1: What IS Academic Writing?
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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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Thu 18 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 2: Understanding the Question
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Theme tags: Academic english, 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 19 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 G0425 places left
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Thu 25 JanArtsArts Essay Writing Workshop 3: Planning and Structuring an Essay
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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
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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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February 2018
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
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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 G0426 places left
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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 G0426 places left
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