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Workshops are open to all staff and SSPS students, with the suggested level of study noted beside each workshop. 

Click on the workshop link for more information and how to book and reserve your space. Places on workshops are limited so you must book on courses and if you can no longer make a session please cancel your booking so that your place can be offered to another student.

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19 Sep 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm Seminar: Transitioning into Higher Education
- Please choose: TBC # TBC
Practice Suite
20 Sep 2017 5:15pm - 6:30pm Seminar: Stepping up to Honours
Hosted by: Institute of Academic Development # TBC
Room LG.11, David Hume Tower Central Area Undergraduate years 3 and 4
27 Sep 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm Seminar: Study Skills for Masters Level
Speaker: Jenna Mann # Institute of Academic Development
Seminar Room 4, Chrystal Macmillan Building Postgraduate Taught
27 Sep 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm Seminar: Making the Most of Tutorials
Hosted by: Frances Parry # Institute of Academic Development
Practice Suite 1.12 Chrystal Macmillan Building Undergraduate years 1 and 2
4 Oct 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm Seminar: How to read and write critically
Hosted by: Institute of Academic Development # TBC
TBC Undergraduate years 1 and 2; Undergraduate years 3 and 4
4 Oct 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm Seminar: Effective Group Work
Speaker: Frances Parry # Institute of Academic Development
TBC Postgraduate Taught; Postgraduate Research; PhD
18 Oct 2017 5:15pm - 6:30pm Seminar: How to read and write critically
Speaker: Institute of Academic Development # TBC
TBC Undergraduate years 1 and 2; Undergraduate years 3 and 4
8 Nov 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm Seminar: Effective Learning
Speaker: Kay Williams # Institute of Academic Development
Room 1.204, 7 Bristo Square Undergraduate years 1 and 2
21 Nov 2017 5:15pm - 6:30pm Seminar: Essays in Exams
Hosted by: Institute of Academic Development # TBC
TBC Undergraduate years 1 and 2; Undergraduate years 3 and 4
22 Nov 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm Seminar: Effective Revision
Hosted by: TBC # INSTITUTE FOR ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT
TBC Undergraduate years 1 and 2; Undergraduate years 3 and 4
23 Nov 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm Seminar: Thinking about Postgraduate Study?
Speaker: Dr Daniel Clegg # Director of the Graduate School of Social and Political Science
TBC Undergraduate years 3 and 4
27 Nov 2017 1:10pm - 2:00pm Seminar: Placement alumni session
Screening Room G.04, 50 George Square Postgraduate Taught
28 Nov 2017 5:15pm - 6:30pm Seminar: Effective Revision (Repeated session)
Hosted by: Institute of Academic Development # TBC
TBC Undergraduate years 1 and 2; Undergraduate years 3 and 4
29 Nov 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm Seminar: Essays in exams
Hosted by: Institute of Academic Development # TBC
TBC Undergraduate years 1 and 2; Undergraduate years 3 and 4
16 Jan 2018 1:10pm - 2:00pm Lecture: Placement-based dissertation application session
Screening Room G.04, 50 George Square Postgraduate Taught
24 Jan 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm Seminar: Writing skills to take you from A to Z (or Year 1 to Dr): How to plan and write your thesis
Speaker: Pippa Goldschmidt # STIS, University of Edinburgh
David Hume Tower, LG.10 TBC
31 Jan 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm Seminar: Writing skills to take you from A to Z (or Year 1 to Dr): How to edit and critique your work
Speaker: Pippa Goldschmidt # STIS, University of Edinburgh
David Hume Tower, LG.10 TBC
7 Mar 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm Seminar: Effective Learning
Speaker: Kay Williams # Institute of Academic Development
TBC, CMB Undergraduate years 1 and 2
22 Mar 2018 9:15am - 1:00pm Workshop: Ethics
G.07, Informatics Forum, George Square Postgraduate Taught
8 May 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm Seminar: Stepping up to Honours
Speaker: Abby Shovlin # IAD
Practice Suite, 1.12 Chrystal Macmillan Building Undergraduate years 1 and 2; Undergraduate years 3 and 4