Workshops

We offer a wide range of workshops to help you reach your full potential.

Our workshop programme for this academic year is now finished but will return in September. Whilst our official workshop programme for this academic year is complete, you can still get help in developing your academic skills through our other activities, which you can explore on our homepage.

Our induction workshops for semester 1 (2022-23) are listed below. The rest of the workshop programme is still being put together and we would welcome requests from students for workshops on particular themes. You can get a sense of the kind of things we offer by looking at the list of our forthcoming workshops below.


Forthcoming workshops 

Students standing outside campus

Starting your student journey

Leaving home and living independently

My social network: How will I meet people?

Am I good enough?

Becoming an independent learner

Study skills for International Students

Getting started: A Guide for mature students

Work/Life Balance: Managing your time

Skills Audit

Students reading a book

Researching effectively

Reading: What to read and how to read it.

Effective note taking

What does it mean to be critical?

Assignments: What do they want you to do?

Developing your dissertation

You need more analysis!

Reading into writing: Using your notes to write

Making the most of feedback

Preparing for exams


Student presenting in class

Presenting your research

Harvard referencing

Presentation skills

Using visuals in presentations

Grammar workshop: What makes a good paragraph?

Grammar workshop: When is a sentence not a sentence?

Improving academic style

Writing introductions and conclusions

Presenting visual information in your writing

Editing and proofreading


Information for students and staff

Student workshop request

If you are a student and would like to request a workshop for next semester on a particular topic that is not in the list above, please fill-in the form below and we will get back to you.

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. 

Past workshops

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.