Academic Skills Centre

New ‘Write Bites’ workshops for students

Mon Feb 01 12:19:00 GMT 2016

New ‘Write Bites’ workshops for students

In response to fast-growing demand from students for academic writing development, the Writing Centre is pleased to be launching a new series of weekly Wednesday lunchtime workshops called ‘ Write Bites’.

You can signpost your students to these regular workshops – starting on Wednesday 10 February 2016. Students do not need to book, they can just turn up at the Writing Centre, 3 West 2.1 on the Parade, and bring their lunch with them.

The workshops will run from 13:15 – 14:05 and are open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The forthcoming schedule of workshops is as follows:

Date

Topic

 10 February

 Introducing 'Introductions'

 17 February

 From academic reading to academic writing

 24 February

 Abstract with impact

 2 March

 Academic grammar

 9 March

 The perfect paragraph

 16 March

 Getting the best out of your sources

 6 April

 Activating evidence critically in your writing

 13 April

 Punctuation

 20 April

 Top ten tips for proof-reading your assignment

 27 April

 Writing for exam success 1

 4 May

 Writing for exam success 2

Students can also obtain advice and support on academic writing through the following:

• drop-in sessions
• writing tutorials
• doctoral writing group

Further information please email the Writing Centre Leader