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2016

February

11/02/16
16/02/16
  • Exam Techniques
  • Ben Mason
  • At this point your exams may seem like they are a long way away, however if you begin to plan and prepare for what lies ahead now you are more likely to succeed and fulfill your potential. So come along to this workshop which looks at the key skills required when preparing and doing an exam at SOAS.

17/02/16
18/02/16
  • Effective Academic Writing
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

19/02/16
  • Listening to Lectures & Note-Taking
  • Ben Mason
  • In an academic context you have to re-learn how you listen and take notes. Both skills are important for future essay writing and exam preparation. This workshop has been designed to help you develop the listening and note-taking skills required for lectures and seminars at SOAS.

19/02/16
  • Dealing with Study Stress
  • Alison Barty
  • This session will give you an opportunity to identify the factors which lead to study stress and help you develop coping strategies including an introduction to simple relaxation techniques.

23/02/16
  • Reading and Note-Taking
  • Ben Mason
  • This session addresses the most common problems encountered by students when reading and taking notes.

23/02/16
23/02/16
  • Hot Tips for Writing at Postgraduate Level
  • Fiona Prendergast
  • This workshop provides a quick half hour of tips for writing at Masters level, followed by the chance to ask/answer questions in a supportive, collaborative environment.

24/02/16
25/02/16
  • Presentation Skills
  • Fiona Prendergast
  • This workshop provides advise on presentation skills, followed by the chance to ask/answer questions in a supportive, collaborative environment.

26/02/16
  • Exam Techniques
  • Ben Mason
  • At this point your exams may seem like they are a long way away, however if you begin to plan and prepare for what lies ahead now you are more likely to succeed and fulfill your potential. So come along to this workshop which looks at the key skills required when preparing and doing an exam at SOAS.

29/02/16
  • Referencing Made Easier (Referencing Surgery)
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This session will introduce RefMe, a free online tool to help you create citations, reference lists and bibliographies in any format. This will be accompanied by a referencing 'surgery' to review referencing and citation conventions, focusing on your own individual queries.

29/02/16
  • Listening to Lectures & Note-Taking
  • Ben Mason
  • In an academic context you have to re-learn how you listen and take notes. Both skills are important for future essay writing and exam preparation. This workshop has been designed to help you develop the listening and note-taking skills required for lectures and seminars at SOAS.

March

01/03/16
01/03/16
  • Hot Tips for Writing at Postgraduate Level
  • Fiona Prendergast
  • This workshop provides a quick half hour of tips for writing at Masters level, followed by the chance to ask/answer questions in a supportive, collaborative environment.

01/03/16
  • Mindmapping Techniques for Essays and Revision
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This interactive session aims to introduce you to various (free) online tools, such as Mindmup and Padlet, to help you generate and organise ideas for unpacking your essay questions, plan your academic writing assignments, and actively review your material for exams.

01/03/16
  • Procrastination Workshop
  • Alison Barty
  • If you find you struggle with procrastination, this workshop may help you break familiar habits - and reduce the pressure.

03/03/16
  • Referencing Made Easier (Referencing Surgery)
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This session will introduce RefMe, a free online tool to help you create citations, reference lists and bibliographies in any format. This will be accompanied by a referencing 'surgery' to review referencing and citation conventions, focusing on your own individual queries.

04/03/16
  • Planning and Writing an ISP
  • Tony Corballis
  • The aim of this workshop is to provide students with strategies for generating focused research questions and to hone the necessary writing skills needed to produce a clear and coherent ISP. It also looks at general issues of carrying out undergraduate research, as well as how to write a literature review.

04/03/16
  • Procrastination Workshop
  • Alison Barty
  • If you find you struggle with procrastination, this workshop may help you break familiar habits - and reduce the pressure.

08/03/16
08/03/16
  • Exam Techniques
  • Ben Mason
  • At this point your exams may seem like they are a long way away, however if you begin to plan and prepare for what lies ahead now you are more likely to succeed and fulfill your potential. So come along to this workshop which looks at the key skills required when preparing and doing an exam at SOAS.

08/03/16
08/03/16
  • Referencing Made Easier (Referencing Surgery)
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This session will introduce RefMe, a free online tool to help you create citations, reference lists and bibliographies in any format. This will be accompanied by a referencing 'surgery' to review referencing and citation conventions, focusing on your own individual queries.

09/03/16
  • Planning and Writing an ISP
  • Tony Corballis
  • The aim of this workshop is to provide students with strategies for generating focused research questions and to hone the necessary writing skills needed to produce a clear and coherent ISP. It also looks at general issues of carrying out undergraduate research, as well as how to write a literature review.

09/03/16
  • Mindmapping Techniques for Essays and Revision
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This interactive session aims to introduce you to various (free) online tools, such as Mindmup and Padlet, to help you generate and organise ideas for unpacking your essay questions, plan your academic writing assignments, and actively review your material for exams.

10/03/16
10/03/16
  • Referencing Made Easier (Referencing Surgery)
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This session will introduce RefMe, a free online tool to help you create citations, reference lists and bibliographies in any format. This will be accompanied by a referencing 'surgery' to review referencing and citation conventions, focusing on your own individual queries.

11/03/16
  • Exam Techniques
  • Ben Mason
  • At this point your exams may seem like they are a long way away, however if you begin to plan and prepare for what lies ahead now you are more likely to succeed and fulfill your potential. So come along to this workshop which looks at the key skills required when preparing and doing an exam at SOAS.

15/03/16
15/03/16
  • Exam Techniques
  • Ben Mason
  • At this point your exams may seem like they are a long way away, however if you begin to plan and prepare for what lies ahead now you are more likely to succeed and fulfill your potential. So come along to this workshop which looks at the key skills required when preparing and doing an exam at SOAS.

16/03/16
18/03/16
18/03/16

April

20/04/16
  • Tools for Revision
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This interactive session aims to give you a headstart on revision, with an overview of some of the many online tools for personal time management and mindmapping, such as Remember the Milk, Rescue Time and Mindmup.

26/04/16
  • Tools for Revision
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This interactive session aims to give you a headstart on revision, with an overview of some of the many online tools for personal time management and mindmapping, such as Remember the Milk, Rescue Time and Mindmup.

May

05/05/16
  • Tools for Revision
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This interactive session aims to give you a headstart on revision, with an overview of some of the many online tools for personal time management and mindmapping, such as Remember the Milk, Rescue Time and Mindmup.

10/05/16
  • Tools for Revision
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This interactive session aims to give you a headstart on revision, with an overview of some of the many online tools for personal time management and mindmapping, such as Remember the Milk, Rescue Time and Mindmup.

June

02/06/16
  • Tools for Dissertations
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This interactive session aims to give an overview of some of the many online tools useful in continuing your work over the next few months, such as those for personal time management, mindmapping, and referencing such as Rescue Time, Mindmup and RefMe.

07/06/16
  • Tools for Dissertations
  • Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
  • This interactive session aims to give an overview of some of the many online tools useful in continuing your work over the next few months, such as those for personal time management, mindmapping, and referencing such as Rescue Time, Mindmup and RefMe.