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.

 

Download our Autumn 2019 calendar to 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.  

 

 

Level Up Your Library Skills

Learn about the best techniques and tools to help you search for, and reference, academic materials effectively.

Wednesday 16 October 2019 10.00 - 11.00

Adobe Illustrator CC – Getting Started

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

Wednesday 16 October 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.

Thursday 17 October 2019 10.00 - 11.00

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

Adobe Photoshop CC – Further Skills

This course will develop your existing Photoshop skills. It will be equally useful for users of other recent versions of Photoshop.

Friday 18 October 2019 14.00 - 16.30

Excel 2016 for Beginners

This course provides a basic introduction to Excel 2016. You will learn how to create a worksheet and carry out a range of basic operations.

Monday 21 October 2019 14.00 - 16.30

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.

Tuesday 22 October 2019 10.00 - 12.30

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

Level Up Your Library Skills

Learn about the best techniques and tools to help you search for, and reference, academic materials effectively.

Tuesday 22 October 2019 15.00 - 16.00

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.

Wednesday 23 October 2019 14.00 - 16.30

Adobe Illustrator - Further Skills

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

Thursday 24 October 2019 14.00 - 16.30

Adobe Photoshop CC – Getting Started

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

Friday 25 October 2019 10.00 - 12.30

Level Up Your Library Skills

Learn about the best techniques and tools to help you search for, and reference, academic materials effectively.

Monday 28 October 2019 11.00 - 12.00

WEBINAR: Literature Review

Learn strategies to write an effective literature review.

Tuesday 29 October 2019 11.00 - 11.45

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.

Wednesday 30 October 2019 10.00 - 12.30

Excel 2016 for Beginners

This course provides an introduction to Excel 2016. You will learn how to create a worksheet and use it to carry out a range of basic operations.

Thursday 31 October 2019 10.00 - 12.00

Adobe Photoshop CC – Getting Started

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

Friday 1 November 2019 10.00 - 12.30

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

Level Up Your Library Skills

Learn about the best techniques and tools to help you search for, and reference, academic materials effectively.

Thursday 14 November 2019 10.00 - 11.00

Excel 2016 for Beginners

This course provides an introduction to Excel 2016. You will learn how to create a simple worksheet and to carry out basic operations.

Monday 18 November 2019 14.00 - 16.00

MindView 7 - 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.

Tuesday 19 November 2019 10.00 - 11.00

Level Up Your Library Skills

Learn about the best techniques and tools to help you search for, and reference, academic materials effectively.

Wednesday 20 November 2019 12.00 - 13.00

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.

Wednesday 20 November 2019 14.00 - 16.30

Adobe Illustrator - Getting Started

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

Thursday 21 November 2019 14.00 - 16.30

Adobe Photoshop CC – Getting Started

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

Friday 22 November 2019 14.00 - 16.00

Adobe Photoshop CC – Further Skills

This course will develop your existing Photoshop skills. It will be equally useful for users of other recent versions of Photoshop.

Monday 25 November 2019 14.00 - 16.30

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.

Tuesday 26 November 2019 10.00 - 11.30

Level Up Your Library Skills

Learn about the best techniques and tools to help you search for, and reference, academic materials effectively.

Tuesday 26 November 2019 11.00 - 12.00

Excel 2016 - Charts

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

Tuesday 26 November 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.

Wednesday 27 November 2019 10.00 - 12.30

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

Adobe InDesign CC - Up and Running

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

Thursday 28 November 2019 14.00 - 16.00

PowerPoint 2016 - Further Skills

This session is for people who want to learn more about PowerPoint and aims to continue from the PowerPoint: Introduction course.

Friday 29 November 2019 10.00 - 12.00

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.

Tuesday 3 December 2019 14.00 - 16.30

Excel 2016 for Beginners

This course provides an introduction to Excel. You will create a simple worksheet and use it to carry out a range of basic operations.

Wednesday 4 December 2019 10.00 - 12.00

Excel 2016 - Pivot Tables

This course builds on your basic Excel knowledge. You will learn to use the power of pivot tables and pivot charts to manipulate data.

Thursday 5 December 2019 14.00 - 15.30

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 6 December 2019 10.00 - 11.30

MindView 7 - 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.

Monday 9 December 2019 14.00 - 15.00

PowerPoint 2016 - Further Skills

This session aims to give you a grounding in the use of PowerPoint for the production of presentations for lectures or demonstrations.

Tuesday 10 December 2019 14.00 - 16.00

Excel 2016 - Functions

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

Wednesday 11 December 2019 10.00 - 12.30

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