Workshops

students at a workshop

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
    • 40 minute focus: Evaluating the information you find [online workshop]

      Starts: 6 Jul 2020, 6:00 pm
      Finishes: 6 Jul 2020, 6:40 pm
      Remaining places: 16
      This 40 minute focus is a live session in which we will examine techniques that enable you to identify the quality of the information you find. We will look at key areas you can focus on when deciding if a piece of information is reliable and suitable for your academic work. This workshop is online.
    • Planning and Writing your Assignment [online]

      Starts: 21 Jul 2020, 3:00 pm
      Finishes: 21 Jul 2020, 4:00 pm
      Remaining places: 49
      This short online session is aimed at any undergraduate and masters level students who would like to improve how they plan and structure their written work.
    • Introduction to Critical and Analytical Skills [online]

      Starts: 23 Jul 2020, 12:00 pm
      Finishes: 23 Jul 2020, 1:00 pm
      Remaining places: 20
      This session is aimed at undergraduate and masters level students who wish to improve their critical thinking, reading and writing skills.
    • 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: 49
      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. Please note: This workshop is online.
  • Academic Writing Skills
    • 40 minute focus: Evaluating the information you find [online workshop]

      Starts: 6 Jul 2020, 6:00 pm
      Finishes: 6 Jul 2020, 6:40 pm
      Remaining places: 13
      This 40 minute focus is a live session in which we will examine techniques that enable you to identify the quality of the information you find. We will look at key areas you can focus on when deciding if a piece of information is reliable and suitable for your academic work. 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: 49
      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. Please note: This workshop is online.
  • Digital Skills
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 16 Jul 2020, 11:00 am
      Finishes: 16 Jul 2020, 12:00 pm
      Venue: Online Certiport exam
      Remaining places: 5
      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 2 July.
    • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam session [Online]

      Starts: 16 Jul 2020, 2:00 pm
      Finishes: 16 Jul 2020, 3:00 pm
      Venue: Online Certiport exam
      Remaining places: 7
      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 2 July.
    • 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: 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 23 July.
    • 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: 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 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.