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National Writing Day 21st June 2017

National Writing Day 21st June 2017

To celebrate National Writing Day this week, here on the Bridge we have taken some time out to write about the view from our window. Here we have Michele’s beautiful Haiku.   Bright clouds framed in grey; Sunlight pushing through smudges- Windows not cleaned  yet.  …

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Summer at the Bridge!

Summer at the Bridge!

Over the summer months here on the Bridge in Adsetts and at Collegiate, the Academic Skills Tutor will continue to run a summer programme.  This will include Writing Forums and other sessions on request. At a Writing Forum you can discuss any aspect of your…

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Build your vocabulary. Agreement and disagreement in academic argument.

Build your vocabulary. Agreement and disagreement in academic argument.

BUILD YOUR VOCABULARY   AGREE DISAGREE to agree to propose agreement to concede to accept to be accepted to support to form consensus to endorse to embrace x is a proponent of…. to take a stance for/on behalf of to prevail (X’s view prevails) to…

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Michele’s Blog from the Bridge

Michele’s Blog from the Bridge

Issues today from considering student writing at writing forum: tips to improve your writing style.   Try to convert phrasal verbs (verbs with a preposition attached such as look at) into one word that contains the whole sense of what you want to communicate. For…

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World Stationery Day – Free Mini Revision Kit on the Bridge today!

World Stationery Day – Free Mini Revision Kit on the Bridge today!

Today is World Stationery Day and we love stationery on the Bridge! Well written notes really support your study skills – in your lectures, at the library, during exam time. So today we will be celebrating our love of all things stationery – revision cards,…

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Have you got a question for us?

Have you got a question for us?

Wondering what to do to get support with your assignment?  Having trouble getting started with your work?  We now have a frequently asked questions page which gives the answers to these and other questions which students regularly ask.  If you have a question, it’s worth…

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Are you looking to develop your academic skills, but can’t make it in for a workshop? Look no further – we can help!

Are you looking to develop your academic skills, but can’t make it in for a workshop? Look no further – we can help!

Do you want to improve your critical writing? Are you looking to sharpen your research methods? Do you find it difficult to come into university to attend a workshop?   As you know we have lots of resources on the Bridge website for you to…

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New Video and Workshop – Revising for your exams

New Video and Workshop – Revising for your exams

Workshop – Revision and Exam Preparation – Useful tips on preparing for your exams. The workshop will include planning your revision, organising your notes and your ideas, and identifying strategies that work for you. Please have a topic in mind and bring some notes if you can. 12:00…

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Emma for Student Employee of the Year

Emma for Student Employee of the Year

If you’ve been to the Bridge lately you’ll have noticed the fantastic wall art emerging.  Emma has worked tirelessly to cover the entire wall, right to the ceiling, even having to work with a marker taped to the end of a stick to reach up…

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Dissertation Writing Forum

Dissertation Writing Forum

Are you working on a dissertation and wondering if you are on the right track? The Dissertation Writing Forum provides an opportunity for you to bring in a sample extract of your own dissertation in progress (on a USB stick) – for discussion under the…

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