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  • Art and Its Materials: Talk by Robin MacKay

    Date: 05 March 2020
    Venue: Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX

    In partnership with Spike Island, the Philosophy Programme and Social Sciences in the City at UWE Bristol are proud to present Art and Its Materials, an ongoing series exploring the relationship between art, aesthetics and contemporary materialism.

  • Library disability support drop-in session

    Date: 05 March 2020
    Venue: Room 2D90, Library, Frenchay campus

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

  • PAL: Resilient U

    Date: 06 March 2020
    Venue: Room 4D24 (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.

  • English Vocabulary for Business and Management

    Date: 06 March 2020
    Venue: Room 6X269, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop will help you recognise English business and management vocabulary through context.

  • Meet to Eat

    Date: 06 March 2020
    Venue: The Students' Union Bar (upstairs)

    Come along to the SU Bar for a pizza meet and greet!

  • Writing academic English: being formal

    Date: 09 March 2020
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This session will explain 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 have the opportunity to practise looking for these differences and how to apply this in your writing.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 09 March 2020
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    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.

  • Student workshop: Using prefixes and suffixes to guess new business words

    Date: 09 March 2020
    Venue: Room 7X201, Frenchay campus

    This workshop will help you to make use of prefixes and suffixes to learn new business words.

  • Student workshop: Improve your pronunciation 2: Stress

    Date: 09 March 2020
    Venue: Room 4D24, Library, Frenchay campus

    Why don't people understand what you are saying sometimes? You know your grammar is good… but it could be your stress patterns! Come along to this interactive, fun class to improve your communication skills!

  • Workshop: How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 11 March 2020
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Learn how to make your writing less descriptive and more critical. This workshop is suitable for Level 1 and 2 students.

  • How to search effectively: database searching and RefWorks

    Date: 11 March 2020
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

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

    While the focus of this session will be on health and social care databases, this workshop is suitable for all subjects and all levels of study. There will be an opportunity for hands-on practice.

  • Bristol Distinguished Address: Lisa Opie, Managing Director, UK Production, BBC Studios

    Date: 11 March 2020
    Venue: UWE Bristol, Bristol Business School, North Entrance, Frenchay Campus, Filton Road, Bristol, BS16 1ZG

    Lisa Opie, Managing Director, BBC Studios, will deliver a lecture as part of the Bristol Distinguished Address Series titled 'TV as a Force For Good'.

  • Maintaining Momentum and Writing Your Thesis - a workshop for UWE Bristol postgraduate researchers

    Date: 11 March 2020
    Venue: Room 4E13a, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    During the latter stages of a doctorate, postgraduate researchers (PGRs) often find it difficult to get started in writing for their thesis and in ensuring they maintain the drive and motivation for successful thesis submission.

  • How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 12 March 2020
    Venue: Room 4AF013, City Campus at Arnolfini

    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.

  • Student workshop: Communicating with your lecturers

    Date: 12 March 2020
    Venue: Room 4D24, Library, Frenchay campus

    This workshop will give tips and practice in how to communicate appropriately with your lecturers.

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