Skills Hub

Preparing for university

This section of Skills Hub contains important information for new students to help you prepare for study. This includes:

· Teaching and learning at Sussex
· Communication at Sussex  
· Budgeting for study
·   A-Z university jargon and terms

Download our Academic Skills Audit to help you to assess your confidence and to reflect on any skills that you are keen to develop, as well as areas of strength. 

Remember you are not expected to have all these skills already - you will develop them throughout your time at Sussex.

 

Events

Essay and report writing: Academic style

Improve your academic writing style, with a focus on structure, clarity, expression and punctuation.

Tuesday 20 November 2018 11.00 - 12.00

Personal Digital Archiving

Deepen your digital know-how! Our lunchtime workshops will equip you with the skills needed to thrive in a digital environment.

Tuesday 20 November 2018 12.00 - 12.45

Essay and report writing: Editing

Identify the tricks of the trade for turning your first draft into a well-presented assignment.

Tuesday 20 November 2018 14.00 - 15.15

Introduction to referencing with Mendeley

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to Mendeley, a tool that can make the process of referencing easier.

Tuesday 20 November 2018 14.00 - 16.00

Essay and report writing: Editing

Identify the tricks of the trade for turning your first draft into a well-presented assignment.

Tuesday 27 November 2018 11.00 - 12.15

Dissertations: Planning, structure and evaluation

Improve your academic writing style, with a focus on structure, clarity, expression and punctuation.

Wednesday 28 November 2018 15.00 - 16.30

Introduction to referencing with Zotero

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to Zotero, a free tool that can make the process of referencing easier.

Monday 3 December 2018 14.00 - 16.00

Academic Skills drop in

Learn how you can get support and advice from the academic skills team to develop the skills you need for university and beyond.

Tuesday 4 December 2018 11.00 - 13.00

Introduction to referencing with EndNote

This hands-on workshop will introduce you to EndNote, a tool that can make the process of referencing easier.

Tuesday 4 December 2018 15.00 - 17.00

Dissertations: Planning, structure and evaluation

Improve your academic writing style, with a focus on structure, clarity, expression and punctuation.

Thursday 6 December 2018 14.00 - 15.30

Academic Skills drop in

Learn how you can get support and advice from the academic skills team to develop the skills you need for university and beyond.

Thursday 6 December 2018 15.00 - 17.00

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