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  • Emotional resilience 'Off the Record': making friends with stress

    Date: 10 January 2018
    Venue: The Students' Union Meeting Room 1, Frenchay Campus

    This free interactive session helps students to better deal with stress and learn ways of using it positively. We do activities on topics like, what stresses people out, how stress manifests in us, how we each deal with stressful times, breathing/meditation techniques, gratitude etc.

  • How to make notes from your reading and lectures

    Date: 15 January 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

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

  • How to plan and structure your writing

    Date: 17 January 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    In this workshop you will learn how to understand your assignment title and how to plan and structure an academic assignment.

  • PAL (Peer Assisted Learning): Emotional Resilience

    Date: 17 January 2018
    Venue: Room 3D42 (PAL Zone, Library), Frenchay Campus

    These are sessions to help students with the stresses of general life at university. This includes such topics as: mindfulness meditations, key skills for being resilient, the biology of panic attacks and so on.

  • OSCOLA Workshop for referencing legal materials

    Date: 19 January 2018
    Venue: Room 4X224, Frenchay Campus

    OSCOLA: An introduction to legal citation workshop.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 22 January 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 30 January 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to make your writing less descriptive and more critical. This workshop will be suitable for Levels 1 and 2 students.

  • How to stand up and be heard

    Date: 31 January 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop uses a non-threatening approach to share ideas and strategies to build confidence in public speaking. The focus will be on enabling students to change their attitude and approach to delivering presentations. You will not be required to give a presentation in this workshop.

  • Postgraduate writing for dissertations: writing up

    Date: 01 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop is aimed specifically at Masters level students who are currently in the process of writing up their dissertation research.

  • How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 02 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay 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 make notes from your reading and lectures

    Date: 05 February 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.

  • How to plan and structure your writing

    Date: 07 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    In this workshop you will learn how to understand your assignment title and how to plan and structure an academic assignment.

  • PAL (Peer Assisted Learning): Emotional Resilience

    Date: 07 February 2018
    Venue: Room 3D42 (PAL Zone, Library), Frenchay Campus

    These are sessions to help students with the stresses of general life at university. This includes such topics as: mindfulness meditations, key skills for being resilient, the biology of panic attacks and so on.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 12 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • How to stand up and be heard

    Date: 14 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop uses a non-threatening approach to share ideas and strategies to build confidence in public speaking. The focus will be on enabling students to change their attitude and approach to delivering presentations. You will not be required to give a presentation in this workshop.

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