SOAS University of London

Learning and Teaching Development

Study Skills Workshops

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Forthcoming Events

Dissertation Q&A Session for Masters Students

Robin Steedman

This session is for Masters students who wish to discuss questions they may have about the dissertation writing & planning process.

3 July 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

5 July 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, S211, 5:00 PM - 7:00 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.

19 July 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, B111, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Dissertation Q&A Session for Masters Students

Maria Rijo

This session is for Masters students who wish to discuss questions they may have about the dissertation writing & planning process.

28 July 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, B111, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Drop-in Masters Dissertation Surgery

Nadeschda Lisa Bachem

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.

1 August 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, B111, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dealing with Deadline Stress (for Masters Students)

Alison Barty

This session is for students who are concerned about potentially missing their dissertation deadline and would like to find out about what can be done to relieve forms of stress, anxiety and internalised pressure.

9 August 2017, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), S209, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop-in Masters Dissertation Surgery

Robin Steedman

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.

14 August 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, B111, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Finalising and editing your dissertation

Mehmet Izbudak

All the research that you have done of course needs to result in an end product that showcases accurately your work. This workshop is designed to help you manage the final steps of this journey by suggesting ways to bring together bodies of work; and put distance between yourself and your work.

16 August 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, B111, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dealing with Exam Pressure

Shima Bhunjun

This workshop looks at ways to reduce stress and anxiety during exam periods.

18 August 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop-in Masters Dissertation Surgery

Roberta Gattadoro

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.

21 August 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, B111, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Finalising and editing your dissertation

Mehmet Izbudak

All the research that you have done of course needs to result in an end product that showcases accurately your work. This workshop is designed to help you manage the final steps of this journey by suggesting ways to bring together bodies of work; and put distance between yourself and your work.

23 August 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM