Skills Hub

Workshops and tutorials


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'I love the structure of the workshops - showing points then putting skills into practice on real examples :)' (Student participant, November 2018)

'This was the best workshop I have ever attended.' (Masters student, dissertation workshop, March 2019) 

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.  

 

 

Excel 2016 - Functions

This course builds on your basic Excel knowledge. You will learn how to harness formulas to unlock the mathematical power of Excel.

Thursday 19 September 2019 14.00 - 16.30

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.

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

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