School of Law workshop timetable

We offer a range of learning support and study skills workshops to help you succeed on your course. Choose the workshop below that you would like to attend and book your place.

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November 2018
Tue 20 NovConstructing arguments in academic writing
We'll learn what an argument is, explain why you need one in most of your academic essays and identify strategies to apply argument in your writing.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Writing skills
School of Law
17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 102fully booked
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Mon 26 NovHow to interpret an essay question and plan your answer
We explain how to analyse an essay question, draw up a reading list, and plan the first draft of an essay.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic writing, Essay writing
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17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 102fully booked
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Tue 27 NovSounding 'academic': Using Academic English and Disciplinary Language
Learn the common pitfalls to avoid and how to sound 'academic' in your writing with these useful tips and techniques.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Law, Study skills, Writing skills
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17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 1028 places left
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Wed 28 NovEditing and proof reading your assignment
This workshop will lead you through the essential stages of reviewing and refining your work, as well as providing proof reading tips.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Writing skills
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17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 10222 places left
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December 2018
Tue 04 DecReferencing using OSCOLA - for LLB and LLM students
In this workshop we will explain how to reference your sources using the OSCOLA referencing system.
For current Law students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
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17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 1022 places left
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Wed 05 DecReferencing using the HARVARD system - for Criminology students
In this workshop we will explain how to reference your sources using the Harvard referencing system.
For all Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
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17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 10217 places left
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Thu 06 DecWriting essays in university
Essays are highly structured. In this workshop we identify the different parts of an essay and their functions, and explain how to structure an essay.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing
School of Law
17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 1028 places left
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Tue 11 DecReferencing using the HARVARD system - for Criminology students
In this workshop we will explain how to reference your sources using the Harvard referencing system.
For all Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
School of Law
17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 10228 places left
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Wed 12 DecReferencing using OSCOLA - for LLB and LLM students
In this workshop we will explain how to reference your sources using the OSCOLA referencing system.
For current Law students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
School of Law
17:00 to 18:00Clore Building, room CLO 10227 places left
Book now