Start/week Day/time Who for Aim Information / booking
Academic skills
Skills enrichment sessions 2 Tues/Weds at different times All students Develop key study skills to enhance your academic performance 50 mins. LOIL & in-person. Booking required. More information.
Writing drop-in 3 Tues/Thurs 12.15-2.05pm All students Ask any question about academic writing In-person in the Skills Zone. No booking required. Alternates with Writing Circles. More information.
Writing Circles 4 Tues/Thurs 12.15-2.05pm All students Share and discuss your writing with peers In-person in the Skills Zone. Booking required. Alternates with writing drop-in. More information.
1:1 writing tutorials 3 Different days/times All students Individual support to develop your academic writing 20 mins. Online. Feedback by email also available. Booking required.
British Studies courses 1 See course information Visiting & exchange students Deepen your understanding of British literature & English linguistics 11 weeks. In-person. Booking required.
Online resources n/a n/a All students Develop academic skills independently Self-access.
Maths & statistics
MASH drop-in 1 12.15-2.05pm daily All students Ask any maths, statistics or programming question In-person in the Skills Zone. Runs all semester including exam period. No booking required. More information
Python drop-in 1 Tues 3.15-4.05pm 1st year maths students Ask any Python question In-person. No booking required. More information here
MASH Year 1 maths drop-in 1 See timetable 1st year students taking MA units Ask any question about year 1 mathematics units In-person. Run all semester excluding exam period. No booking required. More information
MASH 'Training Space' sessions To Week 3 Different days/times 1st year students who required maths for their course Explore 'Training Space' maths topics LOIL. Booking required. More information
1:1 statistics appointments 1 Different days/times Students doing project work Help with any statistical problems relating to project work In-person in the Skills Zone or online. Run all year. Booking required.
Online resources n/a n/a All students Develop numeracy, mathematics, statistics and typesetting skills independently Self-access.
General English course 2 Tues & Thurs: 6.15-7.45pm Students using English as a second language Improve general English skills In-person. Placement test required. More information.
Foreign languages courses 2 Different days/times All students Develop language, intercultural and employability skills Most 10 weeks. LOIL & in-person. Eight languages at different levels. More information. Student enrolment opens 25 Sep.
Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) language sessions 5 Different days/times All students Develop language/intercultural skills informally In-person. Sessions in different languages facilitated by PAL leaders. More information.
Virtual Exchanges 4 Different days/times All students Develop language/intercultural skills informally with a partner overseas Available for Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian and German. Enrolment opens 25 Sep. More information.
Language Café 4 Thurs 26 Oct, 1.00-2.00pm All students Practise language skills informally In-person in The Edge. Refreshments provided. Booking required.
Digital skills
Code First Girls Varies Varies All female/non-binary students Develop coding skills Range of online courses available. More information.
Code First Girls 4 Tues 24 Oct, 4-5pm All female/non-binary students Find out about CFG's free coding classes 'Futureproof your career with CFG' - South West introduction call. More information.
Online resources n/a n/a All students Assess and develop your digital capabilities independently Self-access.

Table abbreviations: LOIL = live online interactive learning; n/a = not applicable.

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Information events

Skills Centre staff will be available at a series of information events in the Library throughout Semester 1. Come along and ask us any questions about developing your academic and employability skills.

Week Date Time What can you find out about?
Welcome Tues 26 Sep 11.00am-2.00pm Languages courses
1 Tues 3 Oct 12.15-2.05pm Semester 1 skills opportunities
6 Tues 7 Nov 12.15-2.05pm Academic writing
10 Weds 6 Dec 12.15-2.05pm Exams preparation

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