Skills Hub

Workshops and tutorials


'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 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).   


Doctoral researchers should consult the Doctoral Researcher Programme workshop schedule. 

Dissertations for Masters: Literature Review

Learn strategies to write an effective literature review.

Thursday 18 July 2019 11.00 - 12.30

Excel 2016 - Charts

This course will enable you to produce charts in Excel. You learn how to add and format charts of different types.

Friday 19 July 2019 14.00 - 15.00

Excel 2016 - Pivot Tables

This course builds on basic Excel knowledge. You will learn to use pivot tables and pivot charts to present and manipulate data.

Monday 22 July 2019 14.00 - 15.30

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 25 July 2019 10.00 - 12.30

Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 – Getting Started

This course will introduce you to Illustrator CC 2017. It will also be equally useful for users of other recent versions of Illustrator.

Friday 26 July 2019 14.00 - 16.00

Webinar for Masters students: Editing your dissertation

The Skills Team offer top tips for clarifying arguments, improving styles and optimising word count so you can produce a well-structured dissertation.

Tuesday 30 July 2019 11.00 - 11.30

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