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Workshops

Semester 1 & 2

These workshops are free and open to all students. Please email wiseraccess@uclan.ac.uk to book a place for either Monday or Wednesday.
Please note: You can attend as many workshops as you like during the academic year, but we can only take three workshop bookings at a time.

Semester 1 2019

 1. Preparing for your first assignment   
(Foundation, Year 1, and top-ups)
 30 Sep or 2 Oct
 2. Analysing assignment questions & understanding tasks  7 Oct or 9 Oct
 3. Writing academic essays (purpose, structure & style)  14 Oct or 16 Oct
 4. Reflection week: General introduction to dissertations
(Dissertation workshop) (Yr2, Yr3 and PG)
 21 Oct or 23 Oct
 5. Demonstrating critical thinking in your writing
(Yr2, Yr3 and PG)
 28 Oct or 30 Oct
 6. Writing a literature review (Dissertation workshop)  4 Nov or 6 Nov
 7. Reflective writing (purpose, structure & style)  11 Nov or 13 Nov
 8. Referencing accurately to avoid plagiarism  18 Nov or 20 Nov
 9. Report writing (purpose, structure & style)  25 Nov or 27 Nov
 10. Presentations (structure, delivery, visuals)  2 Dec or 4 Dec
 11. Exam strategies for success  9 Dec or 11 Dec

 

Semester 2 2020

1. Collecting primary data (dissertation workshop)  
(Yr2, Yr3 and PG)
  20 Jan or 22 Jan 
2. Writing academic essays (analysing assignment questions
and planning your structure)
 27 Jan or 29 Jan
3. Demonstrating critical thinking in your writing
(Yr2, Yr3 and PG)
 3 Feb or 5 Feb
4. Reflective writing (purpose, structure and style)  10 Feb or 12 Feb
5. Presentations  17 Feb or 19 Feb
6. Writing up your dissertation
(Yr3 & PG)
 24 Feb or 26 Feb
7. Report writing (purpose, structure and style)  2 Mar or 4 Mar
8. Writing in an academic style  9 Mar or 11 Mar
9. Writing a literature review  16 or 18 Mar
10. Exam strategies for success  6 Apr or 8 Apr