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Study Advice webinars

Upcoming webinars to help develop your study skills

Introduction

The Study Advice team will be running webinars throughout the Autumn term to support you with all aspects of your study. From structuring your essays to developing your critical thinking skills, these friendly webinars are designed for you to get some tips from the experts and put your studies on track for success.

After attending a webinar, you may also want to book a 1-2-1 session with a Study Adviser to discuss a particular assessment or issue in more depth. Appointments can be booked by completing this simple online form

For those that prefer online resources, we have a suite of video tutorials and study guides covering all aspects of study on our Study Advice pages.

Autumn Term Webinars

 

Please ensure you are logged in to your student account before booking

For booking issues please email: studyadvice@reading.ac.uk

Week Date Topic Details Link to book
2

Wednesday, 6th October 

2-3 pm

Getting a head start: preparing for success This webinar will provide tips and advice on how to get ready for University life, including how to manage your time and get the most out of your study.  Book
3

Wednesday, 13th October 

2-3 pm

Structuring your essays This webinar covers the basics of essay structure to help prepare you for essay writing. Thinking about how to organise your work is key for great marks.  Book
4

Wednesday, 20th October

2-3 pm

Writing good introductions and conclusions  This webinar focuses on writing strong introductions and conclusions. There are several key features of good introductions and conclusions and knowing what they are can help you create a strong argument in your written work, whatever your level.  Book
5

Wednesday, 27th October 

2-3 pm

Improving your paragraphs for better marks Paragraph structure also helps you to develop your arguments and use evidence and references properly. This webinar breaks down the features of a good paragraph so that you can easily start to improve your own writing.  Book
7

Wednesday, 10th November 

2-3 pm

Avoiding Plagiarism This session will explore strategies to improve the academic integrity of your work and avoid plagiarism. Book
8

Wednesday, 17th November 

2-3 pm 

Finding, evaluating and using evidence This webinar will explore ways to find evidence, assess the quality of evidence and integrate it successfully into your work.  Book
9

Wednesday, 24th November 

2-3 pm 

An introduction to critical thinking Critical thinking is an important skill at university. This webinar will explain the notion of critical thinking and provide strategies for becoming a critical thinker. Book
10

Wednesday, 1st December 

2-3 pm 

Writing at Masters level  This webinar focuses on the requirements of writing at masters level. In particular, how to develop your critical writing and construct your argument.   Book
11

Wednesday, 8th December 

2-3 pm 

Preparing and delivering presentations Delivering a presentation may form one of the assessments on your programme. This session explores the features of good presentation materials and delivery, including some advice for presenting online.   Book