How to get started with critical writing

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Date: 23 May 2017
Venue: Room 3D42, Frenchay campus
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

How to attend:

If you are interested in attending this event, please register via InfoHub.


This will help you to read more effectively, to make notes whilst reading and whilst listening to others.

Please use the following links to access the course materials: workshop slides and activity pack.

This workshop is useful if you are new to higher education or if you have been told that your work contains too much description and not enough evaluation i.e. you are not writing critically.


  • Identify what is meant by critical thinking and reading.
  • Distinguish between descriptive and critical writing.
  • Identify the language of evaluation used in critical writing.
  • Understand what transferable skills this session will teach you for use in your future employment.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance, which contributes towards the UWE Futures Award.

If you have any questions or any accessibility needs, please do contact UWE Bristol library.

Cost: Free

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