UniSkills Workshops

What is a UniSkills Workshop?

UniSkills workshops and webinars are an opportunity for a deeper dive into a specific skill that will support you on your academic journey. Facilitated by our friendly and knowledgeable Academic Skills Advisors, these sessions provide an informal safe space where you will be supported alongside other students in a small group setting.

Workshops Available

How to book a UniSkills Workshop / Webinar

You can view and book on any (or all!) of our UniSkills workshops and webinars via the student portal – watch our quick video guide for more info…

 

How to get the most out of your UniSkills Webinar

Watch our handy video guide on how to get the most out of attending a UniSkills Webinar…

Students can self-book on any of the workshops (on campus) and webinars (online) listed below via the student portal.

When you click into any of our events on the student portal you will see the location details of that particular workshop / webinar in the top right hand corner information. The workshop / webinar details will also be emailed to your student email account when you register to attend any of our sessions.

October 2021

Mon 4th Oct – Fri 8th Oct  (12:30pm-1pm) – Get Going With UniSkills

Mon 11th Oct (1pm-2pm) – Introduction to Academic Writing
Tue 12th Oct (12pm-12:45pm) – Introduction to Harvard Referencing
Wed 13th Oct (2pm-4pm) – Returning to Learning
Thu 14th Oct (12pm-1pm) – Using Assistive Technologies at University (UniSkills Extra)
Thu 14th Oct (2pm-3pm) – Grow Your Academic Resilience
Fri 15th Oct (12pm-1pm) – Discover More: Accessing eBooks and eJournals (*NEW*)
Fri 15th Oct (2pm-3pm) – Developing Strategies for Learning: Part 1 (UniSkills Extra)

Mon 18th Oct (11am-12pm) – Develop Your Academic Writing [online]
Tue 19th Oct (10am-11am) – Developing Strategies for Learning: Part 2 (UniSkills Extra)
Tue 19th Oct (12pm-1pm) – Become a Paraphrasing Pro
Wed 20th Oct (2pm-3pm) – Being Critical
Wed 20th Oct (3pm-4pm) – Using Assistive Technologies at University (UniSkills Extra)
Thu 21st Oct (2pm-3pm) – Reading Academic Texts

Mon 25th Oct (12pm-1pm) – Finding Academic Information
Wed 27th Oct (12pm-1pm) – Developing Strategies for Learning: Part 1 (UniSkills Extra)
Wed 27th Oct (2pm-4pm) – Returning to Learning [in person]

November 2021

Mon 1st – Fri 5th Nov (12:30pm-1pm) – Study Happy With UniSkills

Thu 4th Nov (12pm-1pm) –Transitioning into Postgraduate (PGT) Study (*NEW*)

Mon 8th Nov (12pm-1pm) – Discover More: Accessing eBooks and eJournals (*NEW *)
Tue 9th Nov (2pm-3pm) – Powerful Presentations
Wed 10th Nov (12pm-1pm) – Introduction to Academic Writing
Wed 10th Nov (2pm-4pm) – Returning to Learning
Thu 11th Nov (12pm-12:45pm) – Introduction to Harvard Referencing
Thu 11th Nov (1pm-2pm) – Developing Strategies for Learning: Part 2 (UniSkills Extra)
Fri 12th Nov (10am-11am) – Using Assistive Technologies at University (UniSkills Extra)
Fri  12th Nov (1pm-2pm) – Transitioning into Postgraduate (PGT) Study (*NEW*)

Mon 15th Nov (1pm-1:45pm) – Introduction to Harvard Referencing
Tue 16th Nov (12pm-1pm) – Finding Academic Information
Tue 16th Nov (1pm-2pm) – Planning Your Postgraduate Dissertation
Wed 17th Nov (11am-12pm) – Being Critical
Wed 17th Nov (2pm-3pm) – Become a Paraphrasing Pro
Thu 18th Nov (2pm-3pm) – Planning Your Undergraduate Dissertation
Fri 19th Nov (12pm-1pm) – Introduction to Academic Writing

Mon 22nd Nov (1pm-2pm) – Develop Your Academic Writing
Tue 23rd Nov (2pm-3pm) – Grow Your Academic Resilience
Wed 24th Nov (10am-11am) – Developing Strategies for Learning: Part 1 (UniSkills Extra)
Wed 24th Nov (2pm-4pm) – Returning to Learning
Thu 25th Nov (12pm-1pm) – Powerful Presentations
Fri 26th Nov (1pm-2pm) – Reading Academic Texts

Tue 30th Nov (1pm-2pm) – Conducting a Literature Review

December 2021

Wed 1st Dec (12pm-1pm) – Develop Your Academic Writing
Thu 2nd Dec (12pm-1pm) – Using Assistive Technologies at University (UniSkills Extra)
Thu 2nd Dec (2pm-3pm) – Being Critical
Fri 3rd Dec (11am-12pm) – Developing Strategies for Learning: Part 2 (UniSkills Extra)
Fri 3rd Dec (1pm-2pm) – Finding Academic Information

Mon 6th Dec (11am-12pm) – Conducting a Literature Review
Wed 8th Dec (2pm-4pm) – Returning to Learning
Thu 9th Dec (2pm-3pm) – Proofreading Strategies

Mon 13th Dec (11am-12pm) – Grow Your Academic Resilience
Wed 15th Dec (12pm-1pm) – Become a Paraphrasing Pro

Our Uniskills workshops and webinars run throughout the academic year and cover a range of key academic skills including:

  • Academic reading, writing and referencing
  • Effective exam preparation
  • Finding academic print and digital resources
  • Conducting a literature review
  • Presentation skills
  • And much more…

Students can view and book all UniSkills workshops and webinars in one handy location via the student portal.

If you experience any problems accessing the student portal, or would like any support booking onto a UniSkills workshops and webinars, then please get in touch.

Student Feedback

We love hearing your feedback about our Uniskills workshops. Here are just a few examples of feedback we have received this last academic year:

“The session was excellent, it really put me and a friend at ease”

“The workshop was supportive and answered my questions very well, I understand the topic better now”

“Thank you for being there to help with invaluable information and support!”

“Really enjoyed it, very informative and will definitely be back for a different session”

“I find the Uniskills courses excellent and they have helped me enormously”

If you have any feedback about a session you attended, or would like to make a suggestion for future topics please do get in touch.

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