Skills Centre ACE sessions

Virtual Saturday Morning Webinars

Every Saturday Morning through Google Meet, 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:

Feel free to book into the sesison through our group session booking page. You can also enter directly through the Google Meet links hyperlinked for each of the sessions in the elow timetable. 


Date & Time

Saturday Webinar

Digital Skills Session

Sat, Sept 25th: 10am - 11amIntroductory SessionNetiquette - Online Communication Skills
Sat, Oct 2nd: 10am - 11amTime ManagementCanvas Basics
Sat, Oct 9th: 10am - 11amNote taking for Lectures & Active ListeningGoogle Drive & One Drive
Sat, Oct 16th: 10am - 11amCritical ThinkingFile Management & Saving Resources
Sat, Oct 23th: 10am - 11amHow to write an EssayWorking with Word (Beginners)
Sat, Oct 30th: 10am - 11amHow to Build an Academic ArgumentWorking with Word (intermediate)
Sat, Nov 6th: 10am - 11amAcademic IntegrityPowerpoint (Beginners)
Sat, Nov 13th: 10am - 11amReflective WritingPowerpoint (intermediate)
Sat, Nov 20th: 10am - 11amPowerful ParagraphsMind mapping
Sat, Nov 27th: 10am - 11amUnderstanding FeedbackCanva Workshop
Sat, Dec 4th: 10am - 11amParaphrasing in your Academic Writing   
Sat, Dec 11th: 10am - 11amEditing & ProofreadingInternet Safety

Virtual One-to-one appointments

Do you want feedback on your assignment before you submit? Are you unsure about the structure of your essay? 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, where your tutor will go through your piece of work and address the key areas of concern. 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.


Virtual Coffee Morning

Do you want to catchup with your peers? Are you interested in understanding how your fellow classmates have engaged with the Academic year? Then join us for our ACE students coffee morning!

The Saturday Morning Virtual Coffee Session, taking place at 11am to 11.30am through Google Meet - is a chance for you to catch up with your peers simply for a chat. You can access this space open to all ACE students through the Google Meet link below.