Skills Hub

Workshops and Tutorials

English Language for Academic Study workshop - Signalling Nouns and Reference Words in Academic Writing

For students with English as an additional language. The workshop lasts 2 hours and is repeated several times throughout the week:

Monday 29 April 2019 11.00 - 13.00

Finding research for your projects and dissertations

This practical workshop is aimed at final year undergraduate students researching for projects, long essays or dissertations.

Monday 29 April 2019 12.00 - 13.00

Creating your bibliography with Zoterobib

This hands-on workshop will help you to maintain academic integrity and avoid plagiarism by introducing you to ZoteroBib.

Tuesday 30 April 2019 13.00 - 13.30

How to use Scopus

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality academic information using Scopus.

Wednesday 1 May 2019 13.00 - 13.30

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.

Wednesday 1 May 2019 14.00 - 16.00

Working on my dissertation - undergraduates

This session discusses what’s involved, how to plan your time and structure your dissertation.

Thursday 2 May 2019 14.00 - 15.30

Revision and exam technique

Plan your revision time and discuss strategies for learning and remembering, and doing exams.

Friday 3 May 2019 11.00 - 11.30

How to use Thomson One

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality business information using Thomson One.

Friday 3 May 2019 13.00 - 13.30

How to use Orbis and Fame

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality business information using Orbis+Fame.

Friday 3 May 2019 13.30 - 14.00

Revision and exam technique

Plan your revision time and discuss strategies for learning and remembering, and doing exams.

Friday 3 May 2019 14.00 - 14.30

Revision and exam technique

Plan your revision time and discuss strategies for learning, remembering and doing exams.

Tuesday 7 May 2019 11.00 - 11.30

How to use Westlaw

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality legal information using Westlaw.

Tuesday 7 May 2019 13.00 - 13.30

How to use Lexis

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality legal information using Lexis.

Tuesday 7 May 2019 13.30 - 14.00

How to use Web of Science

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality information using Web of Science.

Wednesday 8 May 2019 13.00 - 13.30

Revision and exam technique

Plan your revision time and discuss strategies for learning, remembering and doing exams.

Wednesday 8 May 2019 14.00 - 14.30

Working on my Masters dissertation - Masters

This session discusses what’s involved, how to plan your time and structure your dissertation.

Thursday 9 May 2019 14.00 - 15.30

How to use JSTOR

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality academic information using JSTOR.

Friday 10 May 2019 15.00 - 15.30

English Language for Academic Study workshop - Signalling Nouns and Reference Words in Academic Writing

For students with English as an additional language. The workshop lasts 2 hours and is repeated several times throughout the week:

Monday 29 April 2019 11.00 - 13.00

Finding research for your projects and dissertations

This practical workshop is aimed at final year undergraduate students researching for projects, long essays or dissertations.

Monday 29 April 2019 12.00 - 13.00

Creating your bibliography with Zoterobib

This hands-on workshop will help you to maintain academic integrity and avoid plagiarism by introducing you to ZoteroBib.

Tuesday 30 April 2019 13.00 - 13.30

How to use Scopus

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality academic information using Scopus.

Wednesday 1 May 2019 13.00 - 13.30

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.

Wednesday 1 May 2019 14.00 - 16.00

Working on my dissertation - undergraduates

This session discusses what’s involved, how to plan your time and structure your dissertation.

Thursday 2 May 2019 14.00 - 15.30

Revision and exam technique

Plan your revision time and discuss strategies for learning and remembering, and doing exams.

Friday 3 May 2019 11.00 - 11.30

How to use Thomson One

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality business information using Thomson One.

Friday 3 May 2019 13.00 - 13.30

How to use Orbis and Fame

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality business information using Orbis+Fame.

Friday 3 May 2019 13.30 - 14.00

Revision and exam technique

Plan your revision time and discuss strategies for learning and remembering, and doing exams.

Friday 3 May 2019 14.00 - 14.30

Revision and exam technique

Plan your revision time and discuss strategies for learning, remembering and doing exams.

Tuesday 7 May 2019 11.00 - 11.30

How to use Westlaw

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality legal information using Westlaw.

Tuesday 7 May 2019 13.00 - 13.30

How to use Lexis

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality legal information using Lexis.

Tuesday 7 May 2019 13.30 - 14.00

How to use Web of Science

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality information using Web of Science.

Wednesday 8 May 2019 13.00 - 13.30

Revision and exam technique

Plan your revision time and discuss strategies for learning, remembering and doing exams.

Wednesday 8 May 2019 14.00 - 14.30

Working on my Masters dissertation - Masters

This session discusses what’s involved, how to plan your time and structure your dissertation.

Thursday 9 May 2019 14.00 - 15.30

How to use JSTOR

This practical workshop, aimed at final year undergraduates, will show you how to find high-quality academic information using JSTOR.

Friday 10 May 2019 15.00 - 15.30

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

 

You can also download or print our one-page Summer 2019 workshop calendar. 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). 

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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