SOAS University of London

Learning and Teaching Development

Study Skills Workshops

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Forthcoming Events

Drop-in Masters Dissertation Surgery

Veronica Ferreri

This session “drop-in” is for taught Masters students and is an opportunity for students to discuss questions they may have about the dissertation process with a teacher.

23 May 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51a, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Tools for Dissertations

Sultan Wadud

This interactive session aims to give an overview of some online tools useful in continuing your work over the next few months, such as those for personal time management, mindmapping, and referencing such as Mindmup, Padlet and Zotero.

31 May 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reading and Note-Taking for the Masters Dissertation

LTD

This session addresses the most common problems encountered by students when reading and taking notes in preparation for their masters dissertation.

6 June 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, B111, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tools for Dissertations

Sultan Wadud

This interactive session aims to give an overview of some online tools useful in continuing your work over the next few months, such as those for personal time management, mindmapping, and referencing such as Mindmup, Padlet and Zotero.

15 June 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Procrastination Workshop

Alison Barty

This workshop is designed to provide students with advice and guidance about how to reduce dissertation deadline pressure and break familiar procrastination habits.

11 July 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Keeping motivated during your masters dissertation

Angela Gallagher-Brett

This workshop is aimed at Masters students and provides an overview of key principles involved in keeping motivated during the dissertation. It covers topics such as goal setting, attention management, task management and looking after yourself. Students will be given an opportunity to discuss motivational barriers they are experiencing and will be provided with a range of strategies for staying motivated during the ups and downs of the dissertation process.

18 July 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM