Study Skills workshop timetable

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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January 2018
Sat 20 JanCritical Thinking I: What is Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is the cornerstone of studying at university. It is an academic skill that encompasses other academic skills.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills
Study Skills
11:00 to 13:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G04fully booked
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Sat 20 JanCritical 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
Study Skills
13:30 to 15:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR B063 places left
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Mon 22 JanNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
Study Skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Tue 23 JanStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
Thu 25 JanWriting skills clinic
Writing Skills Clinic: a group tutorial focused on academic writing. Whatever you want to work on, we can show you how to improve.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
Study Skills
17:15 to 17:4543 Gordon Square, room GOR G047 places left
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Sat 27 JanBreaking through writer’s block 1 – writing productivity techniques
Tips and tricks to help you produce and refine writing towards your essays and assignments.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
Study Skills
14:00 to 16:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0412 places left
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Mon 29 JanNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
Study Skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Tue 30 JanStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
Tue 30 JanWriting 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
Study Skills
18:00 to 19:00Clore Building, room CLO 20421 places left
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Tue 30 JanWriting style and developing a writing voice
This workshop discusses what writing style is and what you need to consider when writing essays at university.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Essay writing, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
Study Skills
19:00 to 20:00Clore Building, room CLO 20420 places left
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Wed 31 JanSentence and punctuation toolkit: taking control of your writing at the sentence level
Sentence and punctuation toolkit: learn how to take control of your writing at the sentence level for clearer expression.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
Study Skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0417 places left
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February 2018
Thu 01 FebWriting skills clinic
Writing Skills Clinic: a group tutorial focused on academic writing. Whatever you want to work on, we can show you how to improve.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
Study Skills
17:15 to 17:4543 Gordon Square, room GOR G0412 places left
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Sat 03 FebMindmapping
Mindmapping is a technique to make better use of our brainpower. It is a powerful thinking tool and useful for all areas of our life.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Communication Skills, Exams and revision, Mind mapping, Personal development, Presentation skills, Reading and note-taking skills, Study skills
Study Skills
11:00 to 12:3043 Gordon Square, room GOR G045 places left
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Mon 05 FebNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
Study Skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 05 FebCritical thinking 3: Building an academic argument
The focus of this workshop will be on advanced critical writing and critical reading skills.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Critical thinking, Essay writing, Reading and note-taking skills, Report writing, Study skills, Writing skills
Study Skills
18:00 to 20:00Malet Street, room MAL B298 places left
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Tue 06 FebCritical Thinking I: What is Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is the cornerstone of studying at university. It is an academic skill that encompasses other academic skills.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Study skills
Study Skills
13:00 to 15:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0420 places left
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Tue 06 FebStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
Thu 08 FebWriting skills clinic
Writing Skills Clinic: a group tutorial focused on academic writing. Whatever you want to work on, we can show you how to improve.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
Study Skills
17:15 to 17:4543 Gordon Square, room GOR G0413 places left
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Mon 12 FebNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
Study Skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Mon 12 FebRevision 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
Study Skills
18:00 to 19:30Malet Street, room MAL B2910 places left
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Tue 13 FebStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
Thu 15 FebWriting skills clinic
Writing Skills Clinic: a group tutorial focused on academic writing. Whatever you want to work on, we can show you how to improve.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic english, Academic Skills, Academic writing, Dissertations, Essay writing, Report writing, Writing skills
Study Skills
17:15 to 17:4543 Gordon Square, room GOR G0450 places left
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Mon 19 FebNumerical Methods - Drop in help
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Maths skills
Study Skills
16:00 to 18:00Malet Street, room STUDENT SERVICES (Talk Room 10)No booking required
Tue 20 FebStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
Tue 27 FebStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
March 2018
Tue 06 MarStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
Tue 13 MarStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
Wed 14 Mar‘True writing is rewriting’ – Drafting, editing and proofreading your work
Develop strategies for drafting and redrafting, checking content, structure and cohesion, and learn tips for proofreading.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills
Study Skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0416 places left
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Tue 20 MarStudy Clinic
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)No booking required
Wed 21 MarBreaking through writer’s block 2: ‘Get your assignment started’ collective workspace
Tutor-led session to start to analyse your assignment task, begin brainstorming and mind-mapping, and get started on planning and writing.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Essay writing
Study Skills
15:00 to 17:0043 Gordon Square, room GOR G0422 places left
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April 2018
Tue 24 AprStudy Clinic
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)No booking required