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Skills Centre What's On

About our session types

The Skills Centre can work with you to develop your academic writing and study skills while working remotely:

  • Webinars: An interactive, online version of a workshop, with participation via the chat and voice features in Blackboard Collaborate.
  • Virtual Drop-ins: Online drop-ins with expert advisors on academic writing, literature searching and referencing, and Maths and Stats, for instant answers to your assignment questions.
  • 1-1sA 30 minute session with a learning adviser for feedback and advice on how to develop your academic skills and writing. Available on campus, by phone or as online appointments in Blackboard Collaborate.

Find out more about these different session types and how to register to book for sessions, or scroll down to see the forthcoming sessions and book a place.  Places must be booked on all sessions except the quick query drop-ins.  See more sessions and up-to-date availability in UniHub Appointments and Events.

You can also access our online study guides for in-depth information and resources on our core academic skills topics. For information on how to make the most of the library while working from home, visit the Hallam Library online guide.

Webinars

If you don't see the session topic you are interested in (at busy times of year, try checking specific topic listings),
then see our recorded presentations, or make a request for a session that would suit you.

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Academic Skills 1-1s

Remote Academic Skills 1-1 Appointments (by Phone or Online)

  • These are 30 minute bookable 1-1s with an Academic Skills Adviser for queries about your academic work or skills.
  • Book a maximum of one 1-1 per week, to allow you to develop work between sessions, and to be fair to other students.
  • For online appointments we use the Blackboard Collaborate webinar tool. Alternatively you can provide a number for a phone call.
  • See the links above for 1-1s at City and Collegiate Campuses

Academic Skills 1-1 Appointments at City Campus (or also online):

  • These are 30 minute bookable 1-1s with an Academic Skills Adviser for queries about your academic work or skills.
  • Book a maximum of one 1-1 per week, to allow you to develop work between sessions, and to be fair to other students.
  • See where to find us for information about the location about our sessions.

Academic Skills 1-1 Appointments at Collegiate Campus (or also online):

  • These are 30 minute bookable 1-1s with an Academic Skills Adviser for queries about your academic work or skills.
  • Book a maximum of one 1-1 per week, to allow you to develop work between sessions, and to be fair to other students.
  • See where to find us for information about the location about our sessions.

About these appointments

  • These are 30 minute bookable 1-1s with an Academic Skills Adviser for queries about your academic work or skills.
  • Book a maximum of one 1-1 per week. This means you can develop work between sessions, and is fair to other students.
  • The 1-1s can be attended online, or by phone, and some are on campus too. 
  • Use the links above to see appointments at different locations.  You may also find more sessions in UniHub.  
  • If you have a quick question for an advisor, try our Wednesday afternoon virtual drop-ins instead.
  • If no appointment is showing above, please email us to request an appointment time to suit you.

Virtual drop-ins

Online drop-ins with members of the library team for instant answers to quick assignment questions. Each session includes a member of staff from Academic Skills, Library & Information Skills, and Maths and Stats for 15 minute 1-1s, and there is no need to book in advance.  

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