SOAS University of London

Learning and Teaching Development

Study Skills Workshops

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Maximising your Reading

Maria Rijo

This workshop offers students the tips and tools to read quicker, understand text better without memorising, and remember the content of their readings. The first section of the workshop focuses on theory, and the second section allows student to apply this through a series of practical exercises.

24 October 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Undergraduate Essay Writing

Anais Da Fonseca

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

24 October 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Study skills one-to-one drop-in

Maria Rijo

Come along to one of our free one-to-one drop-in sessions and talk to one of our trained tutors where you can get your study skills related questions.

25 October 2017, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Senate House Main Atrium, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

Often writing a dissertation can seem like a daunting task. This workshop is for taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about, and planning their dissertations.

25 October 2017, Brunei Gallery, B204, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

Often writing a dissertation can seem like a daunting task. This workshop is for taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about, and planning their dissertations.

26 October 2017, Brunei Gallery, B204, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speed Reading

Ben Mason

This workshop will present several strategies that can be employed to improve your reading comprehension and speed.

31 October 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Study skills one-to-one drop-in

Maria Rijo

Come along to one of our free one-to-one drop-in sessions and talk to one of our trained tutors where you can get your study skills related questions.

1 November 2017, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Senate House Main Atrium, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing

Tony Corballis

This workshop provides the tools for taught Masters students to write successful essays.

1 November 2017, Brunei Gallery, B204, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Academic Writing

Angela Gallagher-Brett
2 November 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Study skills one-to-one drop-in

Maria Rijo

Come along to one of our free one-to-one drop-in sessions and talk to one of our trained tutors where you can get your study skills related questions.

8 November 2017, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Senate House Main Atrium, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Effectively identifying resources

Maria Rijo

Being given extensive lists of readings for each lecture in a term, as well as having plenty of choices made available on the multiple search engines in the library, knowing what to select and to prioritise is frequently a problem. This workshop offers students tips on how to efficiently identify core readings crucial to essays, presentations and dissertation plans.

14 November 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Time Management

Angela Gallagher-Brett
15 November 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Maximising your Reading

Maria Rijo

This workshop offers students the tips and tools to read quicker, understand text better without memorising, and remember the content of their readings. The first section of the workshop focuses on theory, and the second section allows student to apply this through a series of practical exercises.

16 November 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reading and Note-Taking

Ben Mason

This session addresses the most common problems encountered by students when reading and taking notes.

17 November 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Critical Approaches to Reading

Mehmet Izbudak

This session addresses the most common problems encountered by students when trying to read critically and aims to showcase solutions / critical reading techniques.

22 November 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Procrastination Workshop

Alison Barty

If you find you struggle with procrastination, this workshop may help you break familiar habits - and reduce the pressure.

22 November 2017, 30 Russell Square, 30RS 404, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing

Tony Corballis

This workshop provides the tools for taught Masters students to write successful essays.

23 November 2017, Brunei Gallery, B204, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing

Tony Corballis

This workshop provides the tools for taught Masters students to write successful essays.

29 November 2017, Brunei Gallery, B204, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Undergraduate Essay Writing

Robin Steedman

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

7 December 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing

Tony Corballis

This workshop provides the tools for taught Masters students to write successful essays.

7 December 2017, Brunei Gallery, B204, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM