Workshops to help you develop your academic skills

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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 success at University – gain an overview of practical strategies, including time management, motivation, goal-setting, and understanding academic expectations.
  • 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.
  • Critical reading – 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.
  • Paraphrasing 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.

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