What is Skills Training?

Skills training provides a wide range of free workshops on a range of different subjects. They can help improve your career prospects, academic skills and further your personal development. Training is delivered by PwC, local businesses, University staff and Student Trainers.

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Peer Led Skills Training

You might have noticed some of the workshops below are led by Student Trainers. This is a team of students who have undertaken a comprehensive, industry-recognised qualification to deliver workshops on topics that matter to you. Check out the skills training programme below to find out when their next workshops are running, and if you’d like to push your presentation skills to the next level, you could apply to become a Student Trainer yourself.

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Criticality in Academic Writing
Academic Skills
Wed 20 Feb
13:15
14:05
Criticality in Academic Writing An Academic Skills Centre Lunchtime Learning Session Do you need support with making your ideas and arguments stronger? Would you like some help with understanding criticality in academic writing? By... Find out more...
Look After Your Mate
Personal Development
Wed 20 Feb
14:15
17:15
Look After Your Mate This workshop will cover: -       An introduction to mental health -       How to spot someone is struggling -   ... Find out more...
Using OneNote to organise your notes and information
IT Training
Wed 20 Feb
14:15
16:15
OneNote is a flexible note-taking application that can be used to take and share a variety of notes for lectures, projects and much more. This self-paced course will... Find out more...
Bringing in the Bystander
Personal Development
Wed 20 Feb
16:15
17:45
FOR HALL REPS ONLY: This training is all about becoming an active bystander in both recognising and calling out instances of sexual harassment and abuse. The session was formed as... Find out more...
Creating perfect presentations in PowerPoint
IT Training
Thu 21 Feb
18:15
20:15
PowerPoint is Microsoft’s presentation application. This self-paced course will introduce you to using PowerPoint so that you can create a professional and visually appealing slide show presentations... Find out more...
Work Smarter, Not Harder (with effective note-taking)
Academic Skills
Thu 21 Feb
18:15
19:05
Work Smarter, Not Harder (with effective note-taking) Work smarter with top-notch note-taking skills. This workshop is ideal for everyone, whether you want to learn to save time, stress, or want to revise effectively. It&rsquo... Find out more...
Fundraising: Back to Basics
Employability Skills
Mon 25 Feb
13:15
14:05
Fundraising: Back to Basics This session will cover basic fundraising skills and how to do it for a charity or your club or society. Whether you are a first time fundraiser or signed up... Find out more...
CV Advice Workshop for Part Time Work
Employability Skills
Mon 25 Feb
13:15
14:05
CV Advice Workshop for Part Time Work This session will: a) Give you opportunity to evaluate a small number of CVs to draw out key do’s and don’ts b) Show you how to... Find out more...
Grasp those Opportunities
Personal Development
Tue 26 Feb
12:15
13:05
Grasp those Opportunities Want to take part in something at Uni but don’t know where to start? This workshop is ideal for everyone, whether you want to enhance your CV with... Find out more...
Writing Concisely
Academic Skills
Tue 26 Feb
13:15
14:05
Writing Concisely Would you like to develop a more precise academic writing style? Would you like to know how to reduce your word count while still expressing your ideas fully and clearly... Find out more...
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