SOAS University of London

Learning and Teaching Development

Study Skills Workshops

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Forthcoming Events

Academic Writing

Angela Gallagher-Brett
23 October 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reading and Note-Taking

Ben Mason

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

24 October 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 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 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Planning, Structuring and Editing an essay

Maria Rijo

Essays are not just about putting pen to paper, but what you do before. This workshop will teach the step-by-step process of planning, structuring and writing an essay.

30 October 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Planning and Managing your Workload at Masters Level

Angela Gallagher-Brett

This interactive session aims to help taught Masters students get started with the planning and managing of their academic year.

31 October 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 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.

1 November 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 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.

2 November 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Reading and Note-Taking

Ben Mason

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

2 November 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Time Management

Maria Rijo
16 November 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Procrastination Workshop

Alison Barty

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

20 November 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Essay Writing for Undergraduate Students

Joanna Nolan

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

23 November 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

How to check your argument – Proofreading strategies

Joanna Nolan

This workshop is designed to teach students how to effectively and efficiently proofread or check their own written arguments. It will cover theoretical dos and don’ts as well as teach students practical strategies they can apply to their own work

30 November 2018, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM