Whether you’re new to the University, or back for another semester, take the opportunity to develop your skills by attending a Libraries and Learning Services workshop. Click on a title to view times and book a place.
- Uni IT Essentials – learn how to save files to access from home, add money to your print account, set up wi-fi on your laptop and more.
- Libraries and Learning Services overview – discover essential resources like books, articles and guides; and know where to go to ask for help.
- Strategies for succeeding at University – gain an overview of practical strategies, including time management, motivation, goal-setting, and understanding academic expectations.
- Note-taking – prepare for your lectures and learn about different note taking techniques.
- Find course readings and exams – learn how to locate books and articles on your reading list, past exam papers, and renew and request library items.
- Reading effectively – gain techniques to help manage your readings and becoming an active and strategic reader.
- Academic articles for your assignment – where to start – learn simple and effective search techniques to locate full text journal articles using the Libraries and Learning Services website and Google Scholar.
- Thinking critically – learn fundamental questioning skills and strategies to construct a logical argument.
- Paraphrasing, summarising, and quoting – understand the why, when and how these techniques can be used to integrate other people’s ideas into your own academic writing.
- Referencing: The basics – discover the what, why, how, where and when of effective referencing and reference management.
You may also want to explore workshops offered by:
- English Language Enrichment (ELE) – look at the Writing in English workshops or language learning groups to help develop your English.
- Career Development and Employability Services (CDES) – go to MyCDES to find workshops on answering interview questions, finding your career direction, how to find work opportunities, CV basics and more.