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. 

Planning and structuring your Masters dissertation

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

Tuesday 18 June 2019 11.00 - 12.30

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.

Tuesday 18 June 2019 14.00 - 16.30

MindView v7 - Get Started with Mind Mapping

This course will introduce to the basics of mind mapping and then show you how MindView can be used as your mind mapping tool of choice.

Wednesday 19 June 2019 10.00 - 11.30

Academic Skills drop-in

Get support and advice from the academic skills team to develop the skills you need for university and beyond. Drop by for a chat or bring questions.

Wednesday 19 June 2019 10.00 - 12.00

Adobe Illustrator - Further Skills

This course is for those who have a basic understanding of Illustrator CC 2017. It will also be useful for other recent versions of Illustrator.

Thursday 20 June 2019 14.00 - 16.00

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 21 June 2019 10.00 - 11.00

Word 2016 – Long documents – Thesis and Dissertation

This session is for people who want to utilise Word for long documents such as a thesis or dissertation.

Friday 21 June 2019 14.00 - 16.00

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.

Monday 24 June 2019 10.00 - 12.00

MindView 6 - For project management

This course will show you how to use MindView for project management. It will be assumed that you know how to use MindView.

Monday 24 June 2019 14.00 - 15.30

Dissertations for Masters: Literature Review

Learn strategies to write an effective literature review.

Tuesday 25 June 2019 14.00 - 15.30

Adobe InDesign CC 2017 - In Practice

This course is for those who have a basic knowledge of InDesign or who have attended our InDesign CC 2017 - Up and Running course.

Wednesday 26 June 2019 10.00 - 13.00

Excel 2016 for Beginners

This course provides a basic introduction to Excel 2016. You will to create simple worksheets to carry out a range of basic operations.

Wednesday 26 June 2019 14.00 - 15.30

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 – Getting Started

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

Friday 28 June 2019 10.00 - 12.00

Adobe InDesign CC 2017 - Up and Running

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

Friday 28 June 2019 14.00 - 16.00

Academic Skills drop-in

Get support and advice from the academic skills team to develop the skills you need for university and beyond. Drop by for a chat or bring questions.

Tuesday 2 July 2019 10.00 - 12.00

Planning and structuring your Masters dissertation

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

Wednesday 3 July 2019 11.00 - 12.30

Dissertations for Masters: Literature Review

Learn strategies to write an effective literature review.

Wednesday 10 July 2019 11.00 - 12.30

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