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Events and activities from the Academic Skills team

Events and Activities from the Library

The Academic Skills Team offer a range of events and activities to support you with library research, study skills and digital capabilities throughout your time at Staffs.  There are also other regular events within the Library - including a range of relaxation activities, especially our popular de-stress "dog days"!

Have a look at what we have on offer and come along to the events of interest.  

Skills Space, Thompson Library

The Skills Space in Thompson Library at Stoke is the focus of much of the Academic Skills teams' work with students. 

This is where you can meet us for 1-2-1 appointments, attend Get a Better Grade Workshops, come along for informal drop-in advice, as well as attend special clinics for Maths and Digital Skills support.  



Skills Space Activities

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Events in the Student Hub

The Academic Skills Team will be available in the Student Hub at the Stoke site on a regular basis.

You can book a 15-minute Academic Skill Triage appointment every Tuesday and Thursday in Semester 1 between 10-12.

Come and meet the Academic Skills team and other Library staff during  Welcome Week on Wednesday 18 September between 10 and 4.  Take part in our Treasure Hunt and you could win an Amazon voucher!

There will be parallel welcome events during Induction day at the County Showground for Stafford-based students and at the RHS for those in Shrewsbury.

Get a Better Grade

The Academic Skills team is offering a series of bookable Get a Better Grade workshops throughout Semester 2. Each workshop is designed to help you get the most from your University studies, 

During Semester 2 the workshops will have a particular emphasis on helping you act on feedback from your first assignments. The topics covered will help you with planning and managing your time, improving your academic writing,  finding good library resources and referencing correctly.

More information, together with dates and locations of the workshops, is available on the get a Better Grade events pages.

Book onto one or more sessions using the links below.

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