Get a Better Grade Workshops
The Academic Skills team is offering as series of drop-in workshops throughout Semester 1. Each workshop is designed to help you get the most from your University studies.
During Semester 1 the workshops will mainly focus on focus approaching your first assignment, although there are other sessions on referencing and effective searching.
More information together with dates and locations of the workshops, is available on the Get a Better Grade guide
No need to book for the workshops - just turn up on the day!
We are running drop-in sessions which are focused on specific topics. Topics vary by location and include creating different types of assignments, academic writing, finding e-resources, planning for final year projects, revising and exams.
Thompson Library Drop-in Sessions will be running in the Skills Space between 11:30 -12:30 on the following dates:
|Tuesday 10 October||Posters (academic)|
|Tuesday 17 October||Acting on Feedback|
|Tuesday 24 October||Literature Review|
|Tuesday 31 October||Presentations (academic)|
|Tuesday 7 November||Managing longer documents|
|Tuesday 14 November||Planning your final year project (FYP)|
|Tuesday 28 November||Revision and Exams|
Blackheath Lane drop-in sessions will be running in room BL056 between 12:30-1pm on the following dates:
|Tuesday 3 October||Academic Writing|
|Tuesday 10 October||Finding e-resources|
|Wednesday 18 October||Academic Writing|
|Wednesday 1 November||Finding e-resources|
|Tuesday 14 November||Academic Writing|
|Tuesday 21 November||Finding e-resources|
|Wednesday 29 November||Academic Writing|
|Wednesday 6 December||Finding e-resources|
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital sessions will be running in the IT Training room between 12:30-1pm on the following dates:
|Monday 2 October||Finding e-resources|
|Friday 6 October||Academic Writing|
|Monday 16 October||Finding e-resources|
|Friday 27 October||Academic Writing|
|Monday 13 November||Finding e-resources|
|Friday 17 November||Academic Writing|
|Friday 1 December||Academic Writing|
|Monday 4 December||Finding e-resources|