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  • Managing your time

    Date: 21 October 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    We all know that time management is important to prioritise tasks, manage multiple deadlines and get everything done.​ This workshop will offer tips on identifying your priorities and being productive.

  • Writing academic English: being formal

    Date: 25 October 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This session will explore when and 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 apply these features to academic work.

  • Resilient U PAL series: Develop your resilience skills

    Date: 25 October 2021
    Venue: Online via MS Teams (book via Infohub)

    These workshops offer a proactive approach to managing challenges and increasing your personal resilience. Explore evidence-based theories, strategies and tools to apply these skills of resilience in a context relevant to you.

    Open to all students, you are welcome to join any or all of the sessions in the series.

  • Resilient U PAL series: Develop your resilience skills

    Date: 26 October 2021
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Level 4 Library), Frenchay Campus

    These workshops offer a proactive approach to managing challenges and increasing your personal resilience. Explore evidence-based theories, strategies and tools to apply these skills of resilience in a context relevant to you.

    Open to all students, you are welcome to join any or all of the sessions in the series.

  • How to put your reading into your writing

    Date: 26 October 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This workshop will help you learn how to incorporate themes and ideas from multiple sources into your own work.

  • Espresso Science PAL: Accuracy, precision and testing a hypothesis

    Date: 26 October 2021
    Venue: Online via MS Teams (book via Infohub)

    Are you a Level 1 student on an Applied Science programme, looking to develop your lab skills? Join student PAL Leaders, Michelle and Bhama, for this interactive online session where you can ask questions, share concerns and pick up top tips on this week's theme.

  • Essay writing (1/6): What is an essay and how to start (Aimed at Economics students)

    Date: 26 October 2021
    Venue: 4X224, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop is the first in the essay writing series for Economics students, and will be focussed on answering the questions: What is an essay & how to start.

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 27 October 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This interactive workshop looks at what is meant by critical writing and provides an opportunity to review an example of student writing.

  • Resilient U PAL series: Develop your resilience skills

    Date: 27 October 2021
    Venue: Room 2D009 (Level 2 Library), Glenside Campus

    These workshops offer a proactive approach to managing challenges and increasing your personal resilience. Explore evidence-based theories, strategies and tools to apply these skills of resilience in a context relevant to you.

    Open to all students, you are welcome to join any or all of the sessions in the series.

  • Learning Hub PAL workshops – aimed at AEF students

    Date: 27 October 2021
    Venue: Room 4X224, Frenchay Campus

    Accounting, Economics and Finance students in any year of study, join student PAL Leader, Hannah, for an interactive in-person study skills session focussed on getting used to UWE Bristol systems. You will be able to ask questions and pick up top tips ranging from how to submit assignments and navigate Blackboard to accessing online study and IT resources - all this in a friendly and collaborative learning environment with someone who has been where you are now.

  • Time management for business and law

    Date: 28 October 2021
    Venue: 4X224, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop is for business or law students at any level of study. It is an introductory session with opportunity to reflect on your current time management, together with tips to identify your priorities and improve your productivity.
  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 28 October 2021
    Venue: Room 1B04, City Campus at Bower Ashton

    This interactive workshop looks at what is meant by critical writing and provides an opportunity to review an example of student writing.

  • How to make notes and read effectively

    Date: 29 October 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This introductory workshop presents useful tips for selecting what to read and creating effective notes.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 01 November 2021
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

    This workshop explores key concepts around academic integrity and offers practice in identifying effective paraphrasing, citing and referencing.

  • Taking part in discussions

    Date: 01 November 2021
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

    Are group discussions part of your course? What are you expected to do and what type of language is required? This workshop will clarify the purpose of these discussions and help you to practise the language you need to participate effectively.

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