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:

Date, Saturdays at 10am - 11am

Saturday Morning Session for week  (Click below to join)

Oct 1st Time Management & Canvas Basics
Oct 8th Note-taking for Lectures & File Management
Oct 15th Critical Thinking & Google Drive + OneDrive
Oct 22nd How to Write an Essay & Working with Word
Oct 29th How to Build an Academic Argument
Nov 5th Academic Integrity & Powerpoint 
Nov 12th Reflective Writing & Powerpoint Continued
Nov 19th Powerful Paragraphs & Mindmapping
Nov 26th Understanding Feedback
December 3rd Academic Reading
December 10th Editing and Proofreading & Internet 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.


Skills Centre

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