Academic Skills Calendar

September 25
  • Academic Skills Workshop - Getting Started at University
    2 days from now

    Starts: 25 Sep 2017 9:45 AM
    Finishes: 25 Sep 2017 10:45 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Library, room 0.01
    Remaining places: 2
    This session is student centred and aims to address concerns and practicalities of easing yourself into student life; for example: What is Blackboard? What help is available for my assignments? Please come ready to participate and discuss with other people. Bring paper and pen or tablet.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/514711

  • Academic Skills - Writing Forum
    2 days from now

    Starts: 25 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 25 Sep 2017 12:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Library, Ground Floor (Room 0.01)
    Remaining places: 0
    An opportunity for students to bring in examples of their own work on a USB stick for projection and discussion. Students can gain tips for improvements from academic writing tutors (not subject specific tutors) and peers.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473434

  • Academic Skills Workshop - Critical writing
    2 days from now

    Starts: 25 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 25 Sep 2017 3:30 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Library, Ground Floor (Room 0.01)
    Remaining places: 0
    Have you ever been told that your writing is too descriptive? Do you understand what being critical means? In this workshop we will discuss what is meant by ‘critical’ writing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473506

September 26
  • Academic Skills Workshop - Smarter thinking for better grades!
    3 days from now

    Starts: 26 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom ( Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 0
    This session addresses a key main differentiator for assignments: Applied Critical Thinking! Critical thinking allegedly determines higher marks at University.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/472944

  • Academic Skills Workshop - Ten tips to improve your academic writing
    3 days from now

    Starts: 26 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 0
    Ten tips to improve your academic writing that you can implement with immediate effect. Bring paper and pen or tablet.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473501

September 27
  • Academic Skills Workshop - Smarter thinking for better grades!
    4 days from now

    Starts: 27 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 27 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Library, Ground Floor ( Room 0.01 )
    Remaining places: 0
    This session addresses a key main differentiator for assignments: Applied Critical Thinking! Critical thinking allegedly determines higher marks at University.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473427

September 28
  • Academic Skills Workshop - Getting Started at University
    5 days from now

    Starts: 28 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 28 Sep 2017 11:00 AM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 7
    This session is student centred and aims to address concerns and practicalities of easing yourself into student life; for example: What is Blackboard? What help is available for my assignments? Please come ready to participate and discuss with other people. Bring paper and pen or tablet.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473500

  • Academic Skills - Writing Forum
    5 days from now

    Starts: 28 Sep 2017 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Sep 2017 3:00 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom ( Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 3
    An opportunity for students to bring in examples of their own work on a USB stick for projection and discussion. Students can gain tips for improvements from academic writing tutors (not subject specific tutors) and peers.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473448

September 29
  • Academic Skills Workshop - Critical writing
    6 days from now

    Starts: 29 Sep 2017 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 29 Sep 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Library, Ground Floor (Room 0.01)
    Remaining places: 0
    Have you ever been told that your writing is too descriptive? Do you understand what being critical means? In this workshop we will discuss what is meant by ‘critical’ writing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473504

October 2
  • Academic Skills - Assignment Planning Forum
    1 week from now

    Starts: 2 Oct 2017 10:30 AM
    Finishes: 2 Oct 2017 12:00 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 3
    Planning an assignment can be daunting. Don't procrastinate, get started! Students can bring a current assignment question and assessment criteria on a USB stick for help with making a start. Gain tips on How to: plan, get started, find ways into writing and researching information.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473555

  • Academic Skills - Writing Forum
    1 week from now

    Starts: 2 Oct 2017 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 2 Oct 2017 3:00 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom ( Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 4
    An opportunity for students to bring in examples of their own work on a USB stick for projection and discussion. Students can gain tips for improvements from academic writing tutors (not subject specific tutors) and peers.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473546

October 3
  • Academic Skills Workshop - 10 Tips to improve your academic writing
    1 week from now

    Starts: 3 Oct 2017 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 3 Oct 2017 11:30 AM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 10
    Implement these ten tips to make an immediate improvement to your writing-language tips, punctuation such as learning how to use a semicolon, and tips for stronger arguments.Ideal for those making the transition into first year or for those wishing to improve skills following tutor feedback.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473565

  • Academic Skills - Writing Forum
    1 week from now

    Starts: 3 Oct 2017 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 3 Oct 2017 3:00 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom ( Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 4
    An opportunity for students to bring in examples of their own work on a USB stick for projection and discussion. Students can gain tips for improvements from academic writing tutors (not subject specific tutors) and peers.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/473549

October 4
  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Basics
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 4 Oct 2017 9:00 AM
    Finishes: 4 Oct 2017 9:30 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Library - Seminar Room - C106
    Remaining places: 7
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/505768

  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Fundamentals
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 4 Oct 2017 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 4 Oct 2017 10:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Library - Seminar Room - C106
    Remaining places: 4
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/505785

October 6
  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Basics
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 6 Oct 2017 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 6 Oct 2017 2:30 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 8
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/503147

  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Fundamentals
    2 weeks from now

    Starts: 6 Oct 2017 2:30 PM
    Finishes: 6 Oct 2017 3:00 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 9
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/503398

October 11
  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Basics
    3 weeks from now

    Starts: 11 Oct 2017 9:00 AM
    Finishes: 11 Oct 2017 9:30 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Library - Seminar Room - C106
    Remaining places: 13
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/505770

  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Fundamentals
    3 weeks from now

    Starts: 11 Oct 2017 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 11 Oct 2017 10:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Library - Seminar Room - C106
    Remaining places: 10
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/505786

October 13
  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Basics
    3 weeks from now

    Starts: 13 Oct 2017
    Finishes: 13 Oct 2017 12:30 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 10
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/505753

  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Fundamentals
    3 weeks from now

    Starts: 13 Oct 2017 12:30 PM
    Finishes: 13 Oct 2017 1:00 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 9
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/503577

October 17
  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Basics
    3 weeks from now

    Starts: 17 Oct 2017 9:00 AM
    Finishes: 17 Oct 2017 9:30 PM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 9
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/505754

  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Fundamentals
    3 weeks from now

    Starts: 17 Oct 2017 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 17 Oct 2017 10:00 AM
    Venue: Adsetts Library, The Bridge Classroom (Room 6515)
    Remaining places: 10
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/503604

October 20
  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Basics
    4 weeks from now

    Starts: 20 Oct 2017 4:00 AM
    Finishes: 20 Oct 2017 4:30 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Library - Seminar Room - C106
    Remaining places: 15
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/505771

  • Academic Skills - ProQuest Refworks - Fundamentals
    4 weeks from now

    Starts: 20 Oct 2017 4:30 PM
    Finishes: 20 Oct 2017 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Library - Seminar Room - C106
    Remaining places: 10
    ProQuest RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager.Use this powerful tool to create your own personal database by importing references from online databases; format your assignments and create bibliographies in seconds.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/505787