Workshops

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We offer a wide range of face-to-face skills training. If you need to improve your IT skills, learn how to find information for your assignments or improve your study skills this is a great place to start.

All workshops are bookable through Advantage by clicking on the workshop title. Where a session has no remaining spaces you can add yourself to the waiting list.

  • Information Search Skills
    • Digital Notemaking

      Starts: 6 Aug 2020, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 6 Aug 2020, 1:15 pm
      Remaining places: 12
      Would you like to read more for assignments? Do you struggle with time management? Need to improve your analysis? Learning effective notemaking can improve your performance. This course will keep you connected with your studies over the summer.
    • 40 minute focus: Making the most of Library Search! [online]

      Starts: 10 Aug 2020, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 10 Aug 2020, 12:40 pm
      Remaining places: 25
      This 40 minute focus is a live demo of how Library Search works and showcases what it can do to help you find information. This webinar will include tips on making the most of all of its features, saving you time! This workshop is online.
    • The what, why, when and how of referencing [online workshop]

      Starts: 13 Aug 2020, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 13 Aug 2020, 11:15 am
      Remaining places: 34
      Keep connected: This workshop will help you understand what referencing is, why we need to do it, when it is needed in your work and advice on how to reference using the APA 6th style. This workshop is online.
    • A short introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills [online]

      Starts: 14 Aug 2020, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 14 Aug 2020, 1:00 pm
      Remaining places: 23
      This session is aimed at undergraduate and masters level students who wish to improve their critical thinking, reading and writing skills. It will help keep you connected to your studies over the summer.
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Digital Skills
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 6 Aug 2020, 11:00 am
      Finishes: 6 Aug 2020, 12:00 pm
      Venue: Online Certiport exam
      Remaining places: 2
      This is an online EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 23 July.
    • Digital Notemaking

      Starts: 6 Aug 2020, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 6 Aug 2020, 1:15 pm
      Remaining places: 12
      Would you like to read more for assignments? Do you struggle with time management? Need to improve your analysis? Learning effective notemaking can improve your performance. This course will keep you connected with your studies over the summer.
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 13 Aug 2020, 10:00 am
      Finishes: 13 Aug 2020, 11:00 am
      Venue: Online Certiport exam
      Remaining places: 8
      This is an online EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 30 July.
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 26 Aug 2020, 3:00 pm
      Finishes: 26 Aug 2020, 4:00 pm
      Venue: Online Certiport exam
      Remaining places: 10
      This is an online EXAM SESSION for Microsoft Office Specialist certification. At the time of booking you must be registered on the MOS programme & scored 70% plus in GMetrix's 'Testing' mode in your chosen application/s. Bookings not meeting this criteria will be cancelled. Bookings open 12 August.
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