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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October 2017
Tue 24 OctHow to avoid plagiarism
We explain plagiarism through examples, clarify how to avoid it and when to reference. Please note: we do not discuss a particular referencing system.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
School of Law
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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Thu 26 OctReferencing using OSCOLA - for LLB and LLM students
In this workshops we will explain how to reference your sources using the OSCOLA referencing system.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
School of Law
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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November 2017
Wed 01 NovReading texts and listening to lectures: How to take effective notes
We'll learn different ways of reading texts, so you can get more out of them, and note-taking techniques to use in lectures and during your reading.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Reading and note-taking skills
School of Law
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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Thu 09 NovWriting 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
19:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL 402fully booked
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Mon 13 NovHow to construct an argument
We explain what is argument in academic writing and how to write arguments using appropriate evidence.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing
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17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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Wed 15 NovWhat is critical thinking and how to write ‘critically’
Being critical is central to study and success in university, but what does it mean and how do we demonstrate our critical thinking?
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing
School of Law
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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Wed 29 NovHow to avoid plagiarism
We explain plagiarism through examples, clarify how to avoid it and when to reference. Please note: we do not discuss a particular referencing system.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
School of Law
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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December 2017
Tue 05 DecReferencing using OSCOLA - for LLB and LLM students
In this workshops we will explain how to reference your sources using the OSCOLA referencing system.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
School of Law
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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Wed 06 DecReferencing using the HARVARD system - for Criminology students
In this workshops we will explain how to reference your sources using the Harvard referencing system.
For all Law and Criminology students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Plagiarism
School of Law
17:00 to 17:45Malet Street, room MAL B29fully booked
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