Our workshop programme beginning in September 2022 is published below. Please click on the workshop title to find out more information about it. New students may be interested to know that the programme starts even before you arrive with a range of sessions that aim to help you settle into university life. In these pre-arrival sessions you will meet students who will share their experiences of starting university, along with representatives from the Students Union and a range of university services. Join us if you can!
Announcement Links for the Zoom workshops will be sent to your Oxford Brookes email address a day before the scheduled session.
Week 10 - Writing clearly: making it easy for the reader to see how good your ideas are
When you’re focusing on what you want to say, it can be easy to forget that your reader needs to easily follow and understand your ideas. This one-hour session will show you some simple ways to keep your reader engaged and clear about the points you want to make, allowing your good ideas to stand out and be noticed.
- Thursday 1 December. 12.00-1.30
- Register here to book
Week 11 - Editing and Proofreading
This workshop aims to help you submit your work with more confidence. We’ll consider what you need to check, and how. You’ll also have the chance to try out some strategies that might help you see your work as you’ve never seen it before.
- Monday 5 December, 12.00-1.30
- Register here to book
Student workshop request
If you are part of a group of students who would to request a workshop on a particular topic that is not in the list above, or relates to a particular module, please fill-in the form below and we will get back to you. Normally we would ask that this is for 10 students or more.
Information for staff
If you would like to work with us to embed academic literacies into a particular programme or module, please visit our Departmental Language, Literacies and Skills (DLLS) page to request a DLLS session from us.
If you are looking for recordings of our online workshops, or would like the materials from past workshops, please see the workshop section of our Moodle page.
Who can attend a workshop?
Most of our workshops are open to any year and any department. Some of our workshops are tailored specifically for UGs or PGs, or for specific faculties. This will be specified in the workshops description.
How are they run?
Our workshops are in the form of a one-hour interactive Zoom session with other students. You are encouraged to have your camera on at all times. The workshops are an hour long with half an hour at the end for Q and As.
How to book a slot?
Please use the registration forms which can be found in the workshop description. You will receive a calendar invite containing the joining instructions for the workshop you booked. Please accept this calendar invitation to confirm your place. You will also receive an email containing the workshop information.
How to cancel a booking?
Please email email@example.com to let us know if you can no longer attend.