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  • Talking with confidence

    Date: 05 November 2018
    Venue: Library level 2 meeting room; Frenchay Campus

    Come along for some English conversation in a friendly and relaxed environment. Learn some new words through informal chat and leave feeling more confident.

  • Improve your pronunciation 3: Intonation

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay campus

    Languages have different patterns of intonation and this can be difficult to get right when you are speaking and listening. Come along to this interactive, fun session to improve your communication skills.

  • Library support drop-in session

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2D90 (Library), Frenchay campus

    Drop in to Frenchay Library to chat with a member of the library support team. We can talk to you about a range of additional library services available to help you with your studies.

  • Writing academic English: being formal

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24, D block, Frenchay Campus

    This session will explain why you need to be formal in your academic writing and how to do this. You will learn to identify the differences between formal and informal language and have the opportunity to practise writing formally.

  • Using JustisOne

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D26 (Library), Frenchay campus

    A one-hour workshop to help you to make the best use of JustisOne, a legal citator and a leading law database.

  • Using JustisOne

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D26 (Library), Frenchay campus

    A one-hour workshop to help you to make the best use of JustisOne, a legal citator and a leading law database.

  • Using JustisOne

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D26 (Library), Frenchay campus

    A one-hour workshop to help you to make the best use of JustisOne, a legal citator and a leading law database.

  • Writing academic English: being cautious

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24, D block, Frenchay Campus

    This session will help you to write better academic English by explaining how to be concise, cautious and impersonal in your writing. You will have the opportunity to identify and practise using these features of good academic writing.

  • Workshop: How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Workshop: Identify key reasons why citation and referencing are essential academic skills. Learn how the development of good study habits, such as note making, paraphrasing and referencing, can ensure that you avoid plagiarism.

  • How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Learn how to build an argument and develop an appropriate 'voice'.

    This will be useful if you are undertaking postgraduate study or if you have been told that you need to be more critical in your writing. This workshop will be suitable for Level 3 and postgraduate students.

  • How to search effectively

    Date: 07 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn to search the subject databases and use RefWorks to manage your references.

    The focus of this session will be on health and social care related databases. There will be an opportunity for hands-on practice.

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 07 November 2018
    Venue: Room AW110, Gloucester Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to make your writing less descriptive and more critical.

    This workshop is suitable for Level 1 and 2 students.

  • PAL: Resilient U

    Date: 07 November 2018
    Venue: Room 3D42, PAL Zone, Library, Frenchay Campus

    Develop the Resilient You at UWE Bristol. A proactive approach to growing your confidence for when challenges hit at university and beyond. You'll learn how to develop your self-empowerment, support network, and how to learn from challenges.

  • Workshop: How to make notes from your reading and lectures

    Date: 07 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus

    In this workshop you will learn strategies for selecting what to read and how to take useful notes when reading and listening.

  • Workshop: How to write reflectively (for business and law students)

    Date: 07 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4X224, Academic Success Centre, Bristol Business School, Frenchay campus

    Tips on writing reflectively for business and law students.

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