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This calendar is a convenient guide to planned workshops, webinars and forums at the Skills Centre in the next two weeks.  Please see UniHub for the most up-to-date schedule. For drop-ins and one-to-one tutorials, follow the links above.
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Monday 29 April
  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 29 Apr 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Apr 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/829363

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 29 Apr 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Apr 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 8
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/830900

  • Presentation Skills - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 29 Apr 2019 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Apr 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 8
    Do you have to deliver a presentation as part of your course? This workshop will help you to plan, structure and present with confidence.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/831126

  • Writing Forum - Skills Centre forum
    3 days from now

    Starts: 29 Apr 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Apr 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    Gain immediate feedback on your work and writing skills in a small group with an Academic Skills Advisor. With up to four students, share and discuss writing and apply new strategies to polish your work. Book places individually, or come as a group.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/829358

  • Introduction to Academic Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 29 Apr 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Apr 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    New to university? This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of effective academic writing. Learn about structure, style, developing critical arguments and using research to evidence your writing. This workshop gives you the top ten tips for starting out at university.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/830901

Tuesday 30 April
  • Assistive Technology for Notetaking - Audio Notetaker
    4 days from now

    Starts: 30 Apr 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 30 Apr 2019 4:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 6
    You can now record your teaching sessions!
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/814086

  • Assistive Technology for Notetaking - Audio Notetaker
    4 days from now

    Starts: 30 Apr 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 30 Apr 2019 4:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 6
    You can now record your teaching sessions!
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/814091

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    4 days from now

    Starts: 30 Apr 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 30 Apr 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/830871

Wednesday 1 May
  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    5 days from now

    Starts: 1 May 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 1 May 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/830902

  • Skills Centre workshop - Critical Writing
    5 days from now

    Starts: 1 May 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 1 May 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/829366

  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre workshop
    5 days from now

    Starts: 1 May 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 1 May 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    What does a literature review involve? This session offers a practical guide to researching, planning and writing a successful literature review.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/830903

Thursday 2 May
  • Time Management and Planning for Academic Success- Skills Centre workshop
    6 days from now

    Starts: 2 May 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 2 May 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    In this session, you will learn how to manage your studies, and to plan and organise your time more effectively. These tips and techniques will not only benefit your studies and university success - they will also give you a good foundation for your future working career.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/830862

  • Reflective Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    6 days from now

    Starts: 2 May 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 2 May 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    What does it mean to be reflective? This workshop offers an introduction to the key principles of reflective writing, using frameworks to develop an effective reflective approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/829858

  • Assistive Technology for Reading: Read & Write Gold
    6 days from now

    Starts: 2 May 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 2 May 2019 6:30 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 6
    Read & Write Gold can support you with your reading, and is available on AppsAnywhere. It can read back your work, help you to collect information, and change the way your screen looks. It's really useful if you struggle with reading.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/814105

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    6 days from now

    Starts: 2 May 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 2 May 2019 7:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/828242

Friday 3 May
  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre workshop
    7 days from now

    Starts: 3 May 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 3 May 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    What does a literature review involve? This session offers a practical guide to researching, planning and writing a successful literature review.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/831538

  • Assistive Technology for Planning: Mindview
    7 days from now

    Starts: 3 May 2019 12:30 PM
    Finishes: 3 May 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 6
    Mindview can help you visually plan your assignments, and is available on AppsAnywhere. It's also great for exam revision and research. During this session we'll develop an essay plan starting with just a title, and export it to Word.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/814143

  • Writing Forum - Skills Centre
    7 days from now

    Starts: 3 May 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 3 May 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 4
    Gain immediate feedback on your work and writing skills in a small group with an Academic Skills Advisor. With up to four students, share and discuss writing and apply new strategies to improve work. Why not bring friends if working on the same assignment? Book places individually, come as a group.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/831539

Tuesday 7 May
  • Assistive Technology for Notetaking - Audio Notetaker
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 7 May 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 7 May 2019 4:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 6
    You can now record your teaching sessions!
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/814087

Wednesday 8 May
  • Planning and Structuring Assignments - Skills Centre workshop
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 8 May 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 8 May 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    Not sure where to start with your assignment brief? Learn the fundamentals of understanding the question, tools for effective planning and structuring successful assignments.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/830904

  • Reflective Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 8 May 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 8 May 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    What does it mean to be reflective? This workshop offers an introduction to the key principles of reflective writing, using frameworks to develop an effective reflective approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/831542

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 8 May 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 8 May 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/831544

Thursday 9 May
  • Writing Forum - Skills Centre
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 9 May 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 9 May 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 4
    Gain immediate feedback on your work and writing skills in a small group with an Academic Skills Advisor. With up to four students, share and discuss writing and apply new strategies to improve work. Why not bring friends if working on the same assignment? Book places individually, come as a group.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/831545

  • Writing up your Research Project - Skills Centre Webinar
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 9 May 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 9 May 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: Join via link in email
    Remaining places: 12
    New to writing up a research project? This workshop is a step-by-step guide to deciding on the structure of your dissertation or extended project report, formulating research aims, and how to find appropriate wording for each section.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/818191

  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre workshop
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 9 May 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 9 May 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    What does a literature review involve? This session offers a practical guide to researching, planning and writing a successful literature review.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/831546

  • Presentation Skills - Skills Centre workshop
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 9 May 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 9 May 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 8
    Do you have to deliver a presentation as part of your course? This workshop will help you to plan, structure and present with confidence.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/831167

  • Writing Forum - Skills Centre forum
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 9 May 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 9 May 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 3
    Gain immediate feedback on your work and writing skills in a small group with an Academic Skills Advisor. With up to four students, share and discuss writing and apply new strategies to polish your work. Book places individually, or come as a group.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/830898