Skills Centre ACE sessions

ACE One-to-one appointments

Do you want feedback on your assignment before you submit? Are you unsure about the structure of your essay? Do you struggle with referencing? Are you confused about how to approach a difficult topic? If any of these issues seem familiar and you are looking for some advice, then please book a Skills Centre Writing Clinic. The Writing Clinics are one-to-one, thirty-minute appointments held through Google Meet with our skilled Tutors. Your tutor will go through your piece of work and address the key areas of concern in order to help redraft and refine your assignment. They will give you advice on structure and on how best to focus on the question being asked. This personalised, detailed feedback will help you gain control of your writing and give you the tools to tackle future assignments with confidence.

Alternatively, may find that studying effectively can be difficult. Study can be something that is elusive and difficult to articulate. Try ask yourself: what is it that you do well? What is blocking you from achieving? You may even be confused about where to start! If this sounds like you then why not book a session with one of our academic study coaches today. Your tutor will help you to identify ways to address your concerns and improve your academic performance. They might recommend that you review our resources on writing an essay, building an academic argument, and so on, in order to develop your academic skills.


ACE Virtual Coffee Morning

Starting Saturday the 17th of October, there will be a virtual coffee morning every week for ACE students to get together from 11am to 11.30am. This will give you the opportunity to ask a Skills Centre tutor any specific issues you may be having with your academic work, or to simply catch up with your peers!


ACE Saturday Skill Sessions

Every Saturday Morning, the Skills Centre will be holding webinars on an assortment of academic skills that you can utilize in your academic journey. The sessions are focused on many common writing issues. You can explore the basics of “How to Write an Essay” and learn about the structure of written assignment. Additional sessions will teach you how to build an argument and weave that elusive golden thread through your essay, and more. The list of sessions that will be going ahead are below:

We will be hosting a variety of Saturday Morning webinars on different aspects of academic writing.

Theres no need to book in advance, you can drop in at the specified times directly through the links below:

Saturday 10am - 10.30am, 21st November: Cite-seeing

Saturday 9.30am - 10am, 28th November: Active Listening for Lectures

Saturday 10am - 10.30am, 28th November: Building an Academic Argument

Saturday 10am - 10.30am, 5th December: How to write a strong conclusion

Saturday 10am - 10.30am, 12th December: Editing & Proofreading

Don't forget to mark it into your calender!