SOAS University of London

Learning and Teaching Development

Study Skills Workshops

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Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

8 December 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Academic study skills drop-in session

Ben Mason

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 answered. These sessions are a great opportunity to get some quick and effective advice.

8 December 2016, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Learning Lab (S219), 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Academic study skills drop-in session

Robin Steedman

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 answered. These sessions are a great opportunity to get some quick and effective advice.

7 December 2016, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Learning Lab (S219), 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Academic study skills drop-in session

Ben Mason

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 answered. These sessions are a great opportunity to get some quick and effective advice.

2 December 2016, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Learning Lab (S219), 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Essay Writing for Undergraduate Students

Learning and Teaching Development

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

2 December 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, SALT, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Academic study skills drop-in session

Ben Mason

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 answered. These sessions are a great opportunity to get some quick and effective advice.

1 December 2016, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Learning Lab (S219), 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing (for Masters Students)

Tony Corballis

This workshop is aimed at Masters students who wish to find out more about essay planning, structure and and the use of a specific academic writing style.

30 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 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.

30 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Academic study skills drop-in session

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 answered. These sessions are a great opportunity to get some quick and effective advice.

30 November 2016, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Learning Lab (S219), 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing (for Masters Students)

Tony Corballis

This workshop is aimed at Masters students who wish to find out more about essay planning, structure and and the use of a specific academic writing style.

24 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 3:00 PM - 5:00 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.

22 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hot Tips for Writing at Postgraduate Level

Tanja Tolar

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.

18 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Time Management

Angela Gallagher-Brett
17 November 2016, 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 memorizing, and remember the content of thier 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.

14 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Effectively identifying resources

Maria Rijo
It is not uncommon to find the amount of resources available to you overwhelming, and you may feel that you do not have time to read everything that you print out or take out from the library. This workshop teaches you the right tools to effectively select your reading through a theoretical and a practical section.1 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 30RS 102, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Essay Writing for Undergraduate Students

Tanja Tolar

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

28 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing (for Masters Students)

Tony Corballis

This workshop is aimed at Masters students who wish to find out more about essay planning, structure and and the use of a specific academic writing style.

27 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, B211, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

26 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, S320, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Maximising your Reading

Maria Rijo

This workshop offers students the tips and tools to read quicker, understand text better without memorizing, and remember the content of thier 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 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

21 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 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.

20 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing (for Masters Students)

Tony Corballis

This workshop is aimed at Masters students who wish to find out more about essay planning, structure and and the use of a specific academic writing style.

19 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, S320, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing (for Masters Students)

Tony Corballis

This workshop is aimed at Masters students who wish to find out more about essay planning, structure and and the use of a specific academic writing style.

14 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

13 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 3:00 PM - 5:00 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.

12 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing (for Masters Students)

Tony Corballis

This workshop is aimed at Masters students who wish to find out more about essay planning, structure and and the use of a specific academic writing style.

7 October 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop-in Masters Dissertation Surgery

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.

13 September 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Drop-in Masters Dissertation Surgery

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.

12 September 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Drop-in Masters Dissertation Surgery

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.

30 August 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51a, 10:00 AM - 12:00 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.

26 August 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, B104, 11:00 AM - 1:00 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.

23 August 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, MEET 116, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dissertation Q&A Session for Masters Students

Mehmet Izbudak

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

19 August 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 3:00 PM - 5:00 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.

17 August 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Dissertation Q&A Session for Masters Students

Mehmet Izbudak

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

16 August 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dissertation Q&A Session for Masters Students

Mehmet Izbudak

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

29 July 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 1:00 PM - 3:00 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.

26 July 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51, 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.

14 July 2016, Brunei Gallery, B111, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Managing your Dissertation

Fiona Prendergast

This interactive workshop is designed to assist Masters students with planning their dissertation project and managing their workload throughout the process. The session will also provide students with a range of practical techniques for managing their time and meeting deadlines. Participants will be given an opportunity to raise issues related to dissertation workloads and to receive feedback from peers and from the trainer.

27 June 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Managing your Dissertation

Fiona Prendergast

This interactive workshop is designed to assist Masters students with planning their dissertation project and managing their workload throughout the process. The session will also provide students with a range of practical techniques for managing their time and meeting deadlines. Participants will be given an opportunity to raise issues related to dissertation workloads and to receive feedback from peers and from the trainer.

22 June 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, G51a, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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.

7 June 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E35, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

2 June 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E35, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reading and Note-Taking for the Masters Dissertation

Ben Mason

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

31 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

27 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reading and Note-Taking for the Masters Dissertation

Ben Mason

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

25 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

11 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E35, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

5 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E35, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Ben Mason

Your exams are not too far away, but 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.

4 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Ben Mason

Your exams are not too far away, but 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.

3 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Ben Mason

Your exams are not too far away, but 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 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Fiona Prendergast

Your exams are not too far away, but 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.

28 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Dealing with Exam Pressure

Alison Barty

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

27 April 2016, 30 Russell Square, 30RS 407, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Language learning series: Grammar for exams

Fiona Prendergast

This workshop is aimed at students learning languages at SOAS. It provides an overview/review of grammar terminology and structures, with the opportunity for Q&A. Essential for just before your exams!

27 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Ben Mason

Your exams are not too far away, but 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.

26 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Language learning series: Vocabulary for exams

Fiona Prendergast

This workshop is aimed at students learning languages at SOAS. It provides a range of techniques on how to find, learn, and memorise vocabulary, with the opportunity for Q&A. Essential for just before your exams!

25 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

20 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Tony Corballis

Your exams are not too far away, but 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.

20 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Ben Mason

Your exams are not too far away, but 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.

19 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Fiona Prendergast

Your exams are not too far away, but 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.

18 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dissertation Q&A Session for Masters Students

Mehmet Izbudak

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

18 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reading and Note-Taking for the Masters Dissertation

Ben Mason

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

18 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

16 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dissertation Q&A Session for Masters Students

Mehmet Izbudak

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

15 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

11 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

10 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing (for Masters Students)

Tony Corballis

This workshop is aimed at Masters students who wish to find out more about essay planning, structure and and the use of a specific academic writing style.

10 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

9 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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.

9 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

8 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Dealing with Exam Pressure

Alison Barty

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

8 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Effective Academic Writing

Fiona Prendergast

An introduction to successful essay writing

8 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

8 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 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.

4 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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.

4 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

3 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

1 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 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.

1 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

1 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

1 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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.

29 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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.

26 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentation Skills

Fiona Prendergast

This workshop provides advise on presentation skills, followed by the chance to ask/answer questions in a supportive, collaborative environment.

25 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

24 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

23 February 2016, Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square, FG01, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Essay Writing Essentials

Fiona Prendergast

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

23 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 1:00 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.

23 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

19 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Effective Academic Writing

Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

18 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

17 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Learning from Feedback

Fiona Prendergast

This workshop will ask you to reflect on how you use and react to feedback, and introduce potential alternatives.

4 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Exam Techniques

Ben Mason

This workshop looks at the key skills required when preparing and doing an exam at SOAS.

2 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Essay Writing Essentials

Fiona Prendergast

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

2 February 2016, 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.

29 January 2016, Brunei Gallery, B111, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Listening to Lectures & Note-Taking

Ben Mason

This workshop has been designed to provide you with lecture-relevant note-taking skills.

29 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Preparing for your Masters Dissertation

Tony Corballis

This workshop is for Taught Masters students who would like some help thinking about and planning their Dissertation.

28 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Time Management Techniques

Fiona Prendergast/ Sultan Wadud
25 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, E17, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

22 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Critical Thinking Part 2 (of 2)

Mehmet Izbudak

This workshop represents part 2 of a series that is directed at students who wish to make their thinking, reading and presentation style clear, effective and precise.

21 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Listening to Lectures & Note-Taking

Ben Mason

This workshop has been designed to provide you with lecture-relevant note-taking skills.

19 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Participating in Tutorials

Fiona Prendergast

This workshop outlines what is expected of you in a tutorial/seminar, and provides some tips and strategies on how to effectively prepare, engage and be involved for them.

19 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Advanced English Grammar for Native Speakers

Fiona Prendergast

This interactive workshop, aimed at native speakers, will look at common areas of difficulty and confusion in the use of English. Feel free to come along with your own queries and niggles as well, and we'll aim to answer them!

15 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 1:00 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.

15 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Critical Thinking Part 1 (of 2)

Mehmet Izbudak

This workshop is directed at students who wish to make their thinking, reading and presentation clear, effective and precise.

14 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Postgraduate Essay Writing (for Masters Students)

Tony Corballis

This workshop is aimed at Masters students who wish to find out more about essay planning, structure and and the use of a specific academic writing style.

13 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Listening to Lectures & Note-Taking

Ben Mason

This workshop has been designed to provide you with lecture-relevant note-taking skills.

12 January 2016, Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square, FG01, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Essay Writing Essentials

Fiona Prendergast

An introduction to successful essay writing for Undergraduate students

12 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4426, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM