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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 our drop-ins and 1-1s, please follow the links above.

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Tuesday 19 November
  • Planning and Structuring Assignments - Skills Centre workshop
    3 hours from now

    Starts: 19 Nov 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 19 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 7
    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/924819

  • Writing Forum - Skills Centre forum
    5 hours from now

    Starts: 19 Nov 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 19 Nov 2019 1:00 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/924817

  • Doctoral Skills workshop: Reading and Synthesis for your Doctorate
    6 hours from now

    Starts: 19 Nov 2019 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 19 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    Would you like to learn more about reading techniques and strategies for your doctorate? We will explore techniques for synthesising large volumes of literature, identify what to extract from your reading, and discuss strategies for enhancing reading motivation.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/924151

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    7 hours from now

    Starts: 19 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 19 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    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/924820

  • Getting started with ProQuest Refworks Workshop - Academic Skills
    7 hours from now

    Starts: 19 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 19 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6624
    Remaining places: 6
    Learn how to use ProQuest RefWorks to create citations and reference lists.This includes importing references from databases and using Write-n-Cite in Word to construct your reference list. An optional hands-on exploration of the software will follow a demonstration of how to use RefWorks.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/916751

  • Assistive Technology for Notetaking - Audio Notetaker
    8 hours from now

    Starts: 19 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 19 Nov 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/917627

  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre workshop
    9 hours from now

    Starts: 19 Nov 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 19 Nov 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 1
    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/922217

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    10 hours from now

    Starts: 19 Nov 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 19 Nov 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 7
    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/923733

Wednesday 20 November
  • Writing up your Research Project - Skills Centre
    1 day from now

    Starts: 20 Nov 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 20 Nov 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    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/924154

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 day from now

    Starts: 20 Nov 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 20 Nov 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 5
    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/923735

Thursday 21 November
  • Effective Reading - Skills Centre Workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    This workshop covers effective strategies and practical tips for reading and deconstructing journal articles. Students will also have the opportunity to practise a reading strategy and reflect upon the benefits and challenges associated with their chosen approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/922663

  • Effective Reading - Skills Centre Workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    This workshop covers effective strategies and practical tips for reading and deconstructing journal articles. Students will also have the opportunity to practise a reading strategy and reflect upon the benefits and challenges associated with their chosen approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/922663

  • Top tips for getting started at University - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    This workshop is ideal if you are new to university, or would like to refresh your academic writing and study skills. The session brings together 'top tips' from a number of our existing workshops, and delivers these in a bite-size format.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/924219

  • Getting started with APA referencing workshop - Academic Skills
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 11:30 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 5
    This bite-size workshop (30 minutes) will help you get started with APA referencing. Session includes interactive activities to let you practice your referencing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/916730

  • Exam Revision and Strategy - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    Develop effective revision strategies and prepare for a range of different exam question formats.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/922664

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 7
    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/924229

  • Top tips for getting started at University - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    This workshop is ideal if you are new to university, or would like to refresh your academic writing and study skills. The session brings together 'top tips' from a number of our existing workshops, and delivers these in a bite-size format.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/922666

  • Getting started with APA referencing workshop - Academic Skills
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 5:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 8
    This bite-size workshop (30 minutes) will help you get started with APA referencing. Session includes interactive activities to let you practice your referencing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/916717

  • Assistive Technology for Planning: Mindview
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 6:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 3
    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/917920

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 21 Nov 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Nov 2019 7:00 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/924233

Friday 22 November
  • Planning and Structuring Assignments - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 22 Nov 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 22 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    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/922219

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 22 Nov 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 22 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    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/924235

  • Skills Centre workshop - Literature Reviews
    3 days from now

    Starts: 22 Nov 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Nov 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    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/924237

  • Assistive Technology for Reading: Learning Tools in Office 365
    3 days from now

    Starts: 22 Nov 2019 12:30 PM
    Finishes: 22 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 5
    There are some great new Learning Tools in Office 365 & Edge to support your reading. You can use these tools to: read back your work, change the way your screen looks, and even to help you to find the right word. They're really useful if you struggle with reading and research.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/917922

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

    Starts: 22 Nov 2019 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 7
    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/923743

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 22 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Nov 2019 3:00 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/922218

Monday 25 November
  • Getting started with APA referencing workshop - Academic Skills
    6 days from now

    Starts: 25 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 25 Nov 2019 11:30 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 13
    This bite-size workshop (30 minutes) will help you get started with APA referencing. Session includes interactive activities to let you practice your referencing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/916721

Tuesday 26 November
  • Getting started with APA referencing workshop - Academic Skills
    1 week from now

    Starts: 26 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 26 Nov 2019 11:30 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    This bite-size workshop (30 minutes) will help you get started with APA referencing. Session includes interactive activities to let you practice your referencing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/916731

  • Reflective Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 26 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Nov 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    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/922673

  • Assistive Technology for Notetaking - Audio Notetaker
    1 week from now

    Starts: 26 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Nov 2019 4:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 5
    You can now record your teaching sessions!
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/917628

  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 26 Nov 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Nov 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    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/922238

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 26 Nov 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Nov 2019 7:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    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/922239

Wednesday 27 November
  • Getting started with ProQuest Refworks Workshop - Academic Skills
    1 week from now

    Starts: 27 Nov 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 27 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6624
    Remaining places: 6
    Learn how to use ProQuest RefWorks to create citations and reference lists.This includes importing references from databases and using Write-n-Cite in Word to construct your reference list. An optional hands-on exploration of the software will follow a demonstration of how to use RefWorks.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/916753

Thursday 28 November
  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 28 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    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/919780

  • Getting started with ProQuest Refworks Workshop - Academic Skills
    1 week from now

    Starts: 28 Nov 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Nov 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C106
    Remaining places: 8
    Learn how to use ProQuest RefWorks to create citations and reference lists.This includes importing references from databases and using Write-n-Cite in Word to construct your reference list. An optional hands-on exploration of the software will follow a demonstration of how to use RefWorks.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/916742

  • Assistive Technology for Planning: Mindview
    1 week from now

    Starts: 28 Nov 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Nov 2019 6:30 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 3
    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/917923

Friday 29 November
  • Introduction to Academic Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 29 Nov 2019 11:30 AM
    Finishes: 29 Nov 2019 12:30 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    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/918013

  • Assistive Technology for Reading - Learning Tools in Office 365
    1 week from now

    Starts: 29 Nov 2019 12:30 PM
    Finishes: 29 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 6
    There are some great new Learning Tools in Office 365 & Edge to support your reading. You can use these tools to: read back your work, change the way your screen looks, and even to help you to find the right word. They're really useful if you struggle with reading and research.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/917926

Monday 2 December
  • Doctoral skills workshop- getting published
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 2 Dec 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 2 Dec 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Charles Street, 12.5.07
    Remaining places: 13
    This is an introductory session covering important issues to consider when getting published
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/925062

  • Getting started with ProQuest Refworks Workshop - Academic Skills
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 2 Dec 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 2 Dec 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C106
    Remaining places: 6
    Learn how to use ProQuest RefWorks to create citations and reference lists.This includes importing references from databases and using Write-n-Cite in Word to construct your reference list. An optional hands-on exploration of the software will follow a demonstration of how to use RefWorks.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/916743