Skills Hub

Workshops and Tutorials

Getting ready for academic study: Undergraduate

Hear how you can get support and advice from the Skills Hub programme which will help you to develop the academic skills you need for university.

Tuesday 24 September 2019 14.00 - 14.30

Getting ready for academic study: Undergraduate

Hear how you can get support and advice from the Skills Hub programme which will help you to develop the academic skills you need for university.

Wednesday 25 September 2019 14.00 - 14.30

Getting ready for academic study: Masters

Hear how you can get support and advice from the Skills Hub programme which will help you to develop the academic skills you need for university.

Thursday 26 September 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Getting ready for academic study: Masters

Hear how you can get support and advice from the Skills Hub programme which will help you to develop the academic skills you need for university.

Friday 27 September 2019 10.00 - 11.00

Academic writing style

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

Tuesday 8 October 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Listening and note-making

Learn new techniques to enhance your skills in two things you do every day at Sussex: listening and note-making.

Wednesday 9 October 2019 11.00 - 12.00

Reading strategies

Learn efficient techniques for academic reading.

Tuesday 15 October 2019 12.00 - 13.00

Listening and note-making

Learn new techniques to enhance your skills in two things you do every day at Sussex: listening and note-making.

Thursday 17 October 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Webinar: Planning and structuring your writing

Learn how to plan and structure your essay, and how to write well-formed paragraphs.

Tuesday 22 October 2019 11.00 - 11.45

WEBINAR: Literature Review

Learn strategies to write an effective literature review.

Tuesday 29 October 2019 11.00 - 11.45

Academic writing style

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

Wednesday 13 November 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Revision and exam strategies

Plan your revision time and discuss exam strategies.

Wednesday 27 November 2019 12.00 - 13.00

WEBINAR: Revision and exam strategies

Plan your revision time and discuss exam strategies

Thursday 28 November 2019 11.00 - 11.45

Getting ready for academic study: Undergraduate

Hear how you can get support and advice from the Skills Hub programme which will help you to develop the academic skills you need for university.

Tuesday 24 September 2019 14.00 - 14.30

Getting ready for academic study: Undergraduate

Hear how you can get support and advice from the Skills Hub programme which will help you to develop the academic skills you need for university.

Wednesday 25 September 2019 14.00 - 14.30

Getting ready for academic study: Masters

Hear how you can get support and advice from the Skills Hub programme which will help you to develop the academic skills you need for university.

Thursday 26 September 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Getting ready for academic study: Masters

Hear how you can get support and advice from the Skills Hub programme which will help you to develop the academic skills you need for university.

Friday 27 September 2019 10.00 - 11.00

Academic writing style

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

Tuesday 8 October 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Listening and note-making

Learn new techniques to enhance your skills in two things you do every day at Sussex: listening and note-making.

Wednesday 9 October 2019 11.00 - 12.00

Reading strategies

Learn efficient techniques for academic reading.

Tuesday 15 October 2019 12.00 - 13.00

Listening and note-making

Learn new techniques to enhance your skills in two things you do every day at Sussex: listening and note-making.

Thursday 17 October 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Webinar: Planning and structuring your writing

Learn how to plan and structure your essay, and how to write well-formed paragraphs.

Tuesday 22 October 2019 11.00 - 11.45

WEBINAR: Literature Review

Learn strategies to write an effective literature review.

Tuesday 29 October 2019 11.00 - 11.45

Academic writing style

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

Wednesday 13 November 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Revision and exam strategies

Plan your revision time and discuss exam strategies.

Wednesday 27 November 2019 12.00 - 13.00

WEBINAR: Revision and exam strategies

Plan your revision time and discuss exam strategies

Thursday 28 November 2019 11.00 - 11.45

Book your place on all workshops by clicking on the dates listed below on this page.

 

You will be able to download our Autumn 2019 calendar at the start of term. You'll see workshops delivered by Academic Skills Consultants and Teaching and Learning Librarians.

 

If you are a student with English as an additional language, please sign up for the workshops and tutorials offered by English Language for Academic Study (ELAS).   

 

Doctoral researchers should consult the Doctoral Researcher Programme workshop schedule. 

 

Please note that the Library does not provide a proofreading service for academic work.  

 

 

Support from the Library

The Library offers bookable one-to-one help for all undergraduate or postgraduate taught students. These one-to-one sessions are tailored to your specific needs which can include help with improving your search skills; locating full-text journal articles; finding high quality information for your subject area; searching the Library's online databases effectively. If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate taught student Click here to book a one-to-one session

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Sussex Centre for Language Studies

The SCLS providesworkshopstutorials and drop-in sessions for full-time international and European students with English as an additional language. You may also like to visit the In-sessional Academic Development Study Direct  site. 

The Royal Literary Fund (RLF) Fellowship Scheme

Support for students who would like to improve their writing skills for their essays, projects or dissertations. Our two fellows, Hannah Vincent and Sue Roe, offer free one-to-one tutorials. You can make an appointment for a forty five minute tutorial through Study Direct.  Please note: You will need to provide a specific piece of your own writing to discuss. 

 

 

Student Mentors

Student Mentors are second and third year undergraduates and postgraduate students who have been trained to offer advice and support to other students. Mentors can offer you advice and support on a range of issues including how to manage your time or improve your study skills. They can also point you in the right direction for other support services at the university. Ask in your School Office about mentors in your school. 

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