Workshops

*New Workshops Coming September 2018*

The Learning Development Service offer a range of academic skills development workshops for all undergraduate students. Attending a workshop can help you to develop your academic skills and improve your study techniques.

Workshops A-Z

Assertiveness at University Discussion, argument and critical analysis
Dissertation workshop - getting started Effective reading and note-taking
Essay Writing: Develop your writing skills How to manage your studies effectively
Introduction to Harvard Referencing Moving on up: 2nd and 3rd Year Studies
Referencing and plagiarism Using multiple sources: working with information


BOOKING

To book your place on a workshop, you will need your QUB username and password to login via MyFuture.

CANCELLING

If you need to cancel your booking, please do so at your earliest convenience as places on the workshops are limited and someone else may be able to take your place.

REQUEST A WORKSHOP

To request a workshop for a class or group, please email lds@qub.ac.uk.

Assertiveness at University

This workshop will introduce you to the benefits of assertive behaviour and identify techniques which will help you to become more assertive at University.

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Discussion, Argument and Critical Analysis

This workshop is designed for level 2 & 3 students who would like to further develop their critical writing skills. This session will focus on critical thinking, evaluating information and critical writing.

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Dissertations - getting started

Your undergraduate dissertation is a substantial piece of academic work, and can at times seem daunting. This session will focus on planning, structuring and organising your dissertation.

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Effective Reading and Note-Taking

 

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Essay Writing: Develop your Writing Skills

This session aims to help you understand the skills involved in essay writing, with a focus on formal academic writing conventions and the process of essay writing.

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How to manage your studies effectively

This workshop provides useful tips to help identify ways to study more effectively and efficient. The focus will be on time management and organisational skills where practical study techniques will be explored.

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Tuesday 9th October 5pm - 6pm McClay TR2

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Introduction to Harvard Referencing

This workshop focuses on how to reference properly using the Harvard Referencing System, including information on how to cite sources, how to create a bibliography and how to avoid plagiarism.

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Moving on up: 2nd and 3rd Year Studies

 

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Referencing and Plagiarism

This workshop offers an introduction to referencing and plagiarism and will give an overview of the variety of referencing styles which are used within Queen’s.

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Using Multiple Sources: Working with Information

This workshop will focus on identifying academic sources and how to use them effectively. The following topics will be covered: Evaluation, quality and synthesis of information.

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