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  • Library support drop-in session

    Date: 27 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.

  • Punctuation matters

    Date: 28 November 2018
    Venue: Room 5X106, Frenchay Campus

    Should a dash be used in an academic essay? What is the difference between a dash and a hyphen? What is the Oxford comma? Misuse of punctuation marks can have serious consequences. Some humorous examples of these consequences are used in this revision of punctuation.

  • Equity Frenchay Campus - coaching and workshops

    Date: 28 November 2018
    Venue: Atrium, Bristol Business School (X Block), Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

    This Equity day features identity coaching and workshops aimed at Black and Asian Minority Ethic (BAME) students.

  • Equity Presents: Afua Hirsch

    Date: 28 November 2018
    Venue: Atrium, Bristol Business School (X Block), Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY

    Come along to Equity's evening speaker and networking event featuring Afua Hirsch, a successful broadcaster, former barrister and social commentator. She is the author of the critically acclaimed 'Brit(ish)' which gives an account of her experiences of black identity in Britain. Her talk will explore themes from the book.

  • How to make notes from your reading and lectures

    Date: 28 November 2018
    Venue: Room AW111, Gloucester Campus

    Workshop: Learn strategies for selecting what to read and how to take useful notes when reading and listening.

  • Workshop: How to search effectively

    Date: 28 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay campus

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

  • How to stand up and be heard

    Date: 28 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Build your confidence in public speaking by exploring ideas and strategies which enable you to shift your attitude and approach to presentations.

    The workshop uses a non-threatening approach to enable students. You will not be asked to deliver a presentation.

  • Workshop: How to put your reading into your writing

    Date: 28 November 2018
    Venue: Room 1G002, City Campus – Bower Ashton Studios

    Workshop: Learn how to incorporate themes and ideas from multiple sources into your own work.

  • Workshop: OSCOLA: An introduction to legal citation

    Date: 29 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4X224, Bristol Business School, Frenchay campus

    OSCOLA: An introduction to legal citation workshop.

  • Library support drop-in session

    Date: 29 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.

  • The definite and indefinite articles ('the' and 'a/an')

    Date: 30 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2B054, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop examines the use of the articles in academic writing. Examples and exercises will be used in this hands-on session.

  • Seminar skills

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

    What is a seminar? What are you expected to do and what type of language is required? This session will clarify the purpose of a seminar and help you to practise the language you need to participate effectively.

  • Academic English for science

    Date: 03 December 2018
    Venue: Room 2L2, L block, Frenchay Campus

    This session will look at the vocabulary and academic English used in science writing.

  • Workshop: How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 03 December 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

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

    This workshop is suitable for Level 1 and 2 students.

  • Workshop: How to plan and structure your writing

    Date: 04 December 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to understand your assignment title and how to plan and structure an academic assignment.

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