Event Tag: <span>Room 5.17</span>

Beginning your studies can be overwhelming, confusing and daunting. This session will provide you with useful information to help you get settled in and off to a good start! Learn time management skills and what is expected of you, such as class participation and assessment tasks. And learn some tips and skills on how to […]

Stress and anxiety are a normal part of life. However, stress can be caused by many things and sometimes we have too much in our lives. This can affect our sleep, relationships, health and study. It can also prevent us achieving what we are capable of. But we can learn ways to manage stress better […]

Learn how to be more effective with research skills to prepare answering assessment questions. In this workshop we will focus on using EBSCO databases and, using assignment questions as examples, we will discuss tips for how to assess relevant articles to answer assignment questions. Plus you will learn more about finding textbooks and suggested readings […]

Do you have a tendency to put things off and leave them to the last minute? This is called procrastination and lots of us do it! However, putting things off can cause problems for us – it makes us feel pressured, anxious and stressed. Find out the reasons why we put things off and learn […]

Starting a higher education course can be daunting, especially if you are unfamiliar with the expectations of tertiary-level assignments. This workshop will give you the necessary tools to be more confident when beginning your first assignment. LEAD POINTS 10

Plagiarism is a serious issue in academic institutions, yet students often do not understand what it is and how to avoid it. Similarly, referencing is an important element of academic writing yet it can be confusing for students. This workshop will give you a better understanding of how to avoid plagiarism and how to reference […]

We all have strengths and things we are good at, but we often focus on what we can’t do. Identifying our strengths not only helps us in job interviews and find fulfilling careers; it also increases our confidence, self-esteem and makes us feel happier. Come along and discover your strengths and find out what you […]

Speaking in front of an audience in an academic context can be nerve-racking, especially for new students. This workshop will help you plan and deliver a quality academic presentation. We will show you how to structure your presentation and how to use effective body language to sell your message. LEAD POINTS: 10

Essays are a key writing assessment in higher education, and it is very different to other forms of writing. Through examining sample essays and developing an essay plan, this workshop will help you write a high quality essay. LEAD POINTS: 10

Essays are a key writing assessment in higher education, and they are very different to other forms of writing. Through examining sample essays and developing an essay plan, this workshop will help you write a high quality essay. LEAD POINTS: 10

What does success mean to you? Is it work/life balance; being able to travel; helping others; being healthy; having a fulfilling job; being financially secure; being content? Come and explore what is important to you and how this can help you in your study, your career and your life. LEAD POINTS: 10

Being able to work in a team is an essential skill needed for any academic or workplace environment. This workshop will focus on developing communicative and teamwork techniques which will enable you to be more effective in dealing with others during your group work assignments.