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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Student Trainer Workshops for Peer Led Skills Training

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 peer to peer workshops on topics that matter to you. Check out the skills training programme below to find out when their next workshops are running. 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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Look After Your Mate
Personal Development
Wed 20 Mar
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 Excel PivotTables to Summarise Data
IT Training
Wed 20 Mar
14:15
15:45
Managing any type of project means mastering your data, turning it into useful information and then sharing it with others which can take much more time than it should. This... Find out more...
Increase your spreadsheet skills with Excel
IT Training
Thu 21 Mar
18:15
20:15
Excel is Microsoft’s spreadsheet application - part of Office 365 which you get for free as a student. This self-paced course will introduce you to some of the... Find out more...
Women in Leadership Conference
Leadership
Sat 23 Mar
10:00
16:00
Women in Leadership Conference The conference is aimed at helping women and non-binary students feel empowered and take the lead. The day will include various workshops, networking opportunities, a discussion panel and a... Find out more...
Academic Grammar
Academic Skills
Tue 26 Mar
13:15
14:05
Academic Grammar An Academic Skills Centre Lunchtime Learning Session Do you need support with grammar in academic writing? Would you like some help with identifying common grammatical errors? By the end of... Find out more...
Communication skills: Nail your next presentation!
Employability Skills
Tue 26 Mar
18:15
19:05
Communication skills: Nail your next presentation! Don’t have much experience with presentations or public speaking? Or maybe the thought of having to do a presentation fills you with dread? Come to our workshop and... Find out more...
Creating perfect presentations in PowerPoint
IT Training
Wed 27 Mar
14:15
16:15
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...
Referencing using EndNote Web
IT Training
Thu 28 Mar
18:15
19:45
Organising your references can be time-consuming. EndNote is a bibliographic management product on the Web which allows you to manage references, cite references in papers and create bibliographies. This... Find out more...
Making your writing flow: Cohesion and coherence
Academic Skills
Wed 03 Apr
13:15
14:05
Making your writing flow: Cohesion and coherence An Academic Skills Centre Lunchtime Learning Session Would you like to be able to better organise your writing? Would you like to ensure your reader can follow your writing with... Find out more...
Charts and Graphs in Excel
IT Training
Wed 03 Apr
14:15
16:15
This self-paced course will help you to gain an understanding of how charts are created and presented in Excel. Charts are used to visualise and summarise data, reflecting proportions... Find out more...
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