All Study Skills workshops

At Birkbeck, we offer a range of workshops to help all students, develop your study skills and get the most out of your time with us.

Browse for workshops that interest you or focus on areas you want to develop. Click 'Book now' to book your free place.

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

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February 2018
Tue 27 FebStudy SkillsRevision Tips and Creating a Revision Timetable
Getting organised for exams and creating an effective revision timetable is one of the most important steps to exam success.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G047 places left
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March 2018
Sat 03 MarWellbeingMental Health/Disability Support - Staying 'on track'
This workshop is aimed at students with disabilities and mental health difficulties. Come along to find out what structured support we can offer you.
For special arrangements students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Bibliography and referencing, Critical thinking, Disability, Dyslexia, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Mental Health, Moodle, Report writing, Stress and Anxiety, Study skills, Time management, Wellbeing, Writing skills
13:30 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL B1839 places left
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Mon 05 MarStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Study skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B2912 places left
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Tue 06 MarStudy SkillsWriting for postgraduates
This workshop considers different aspects of writing including planning for writing, research, and reading, finding a structure, writing and editing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Report writing, Research projects, Research skills, Study skills, Writing skills
18:00 to 19:00Russell Square, room RUS (30) 10213 places left
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Sat 10 MarStudy SkillsRevision Tips and Creating a Revision Timetable
Getting organised for exams and creating an effective revision timetable is one of the most important steps to exam success.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Research skills, Study skills
11:00 to 12:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0417 places left
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Tue 13 MarStudy SkillsProcrastination, Perfectionism and Prioritisation
This workshop will help you to recognise the causes of procrastination and perfectionism, and provide help in overcoming them.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Dissertations, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Study skills
14:00 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0413 places left
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Sat 17 MarBEISolving Equations
In this workshop we will go through how to solve same basic equations.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Maths skills, Study skills
14:00 to 16:00Malet Street, room MAL 5389 places left
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Sat 24 MarArtsSchool of Arts Revision Skills and Exam Techniques Workshop
Revision skills and exam tips workshop: put the fun into reviewing your year of study; take the fear out of the examination experience.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Exams and revision, Reading and note-taking skills, Stress and Anxiety, Stress and Anxiety, Study skills, Time management, Writing skills
13:30 to 17:30Location TBA, room TBA34 places left
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April 2018
Fri 27 AprStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

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

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 28 AprStudy SkillsCritical Thinking 2: Evaluating Academic Argument
This workshop will extend and build upon the critical thinking skills covered in Critical Thinking I.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Study skills
13:30 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR B0620 places left
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May 2018
Tue 01 MayStudy SkillsStudy Clinics
Study Clinics are open to all Birkbeck students who need some timely support with their studies.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Study skills
16:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)19 places left
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Fri 04 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Sat 05 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

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

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, Study skills
13:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)23 places left
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Fri 11 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: revision - what to do when revision cramming seems like the only option
Get the most out of your last-minute revision
For enrolled students

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

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

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Fri 18 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

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

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Fri 25 MayStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

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

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
June 2018
Fri 01 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

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

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Fri 08 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

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

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Fri 15 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

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

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Fri 22 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

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

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
11:00 to 13:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required
Fri 29 JunStudy SkillsExam and Academic Skills drop-in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Exams and revision, Study skills, Writing skills
16:00 to 18:00Location TBA, room TBANo booking required