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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Start strong in 2019

There are lots of exciting free workshops on offer to students.  Find a workshop that suits your needs and book your place.

Academic Skills Workshops

 Topics covered in workshops are
  • Academic writing (English Language Focus)
  • Analysing and answering assignment questions
  • APA referencing
  • Critical thinking
  • Effective strategies for academic reading
  • Essay writing essentials
  • Establishing an Effective Study Routine (preview, review and notetaking)
  • How to read a journal article
  • How to study effectively
  • Introduction to academic writing
  • Key study skills
  • Oral presentations
  • Paraphrasing: Writing effectively in your own words
  • Report writing essentials
  • Taking notes in lectures
  • Time Management
  • Tips for assignment writing
  • Writing a good paragraph
See the 2019 Semester 1 Academic Skills and Career Workshops timetable


Postgraduate Workshops

Topics covered in workshops are
  •  Academic writing for postgraduate study
  •  APA Referencing
  •  Critical thinking
  •  How to read a journal article
  •  Literature review
  •  Oral presentations
  •  Paraphrasing: Writing effectively in your own words
  •  Planning and writing a research proposal
  •  Preparing a good thesis or dissertation
  •  Reading for postgraduate study
  •  Report writing essentials
  •  Research ethics: How to prepare a strong application
See the 2019 Semester 1 Postgraduate workshop timetable


Career Workshops

Topics covered in workshops 
  • Career Essentials: CV workshop
  • Career Essentials: Looking for a job? Here's how!
  • Career Essentials: Making a good impression with employers. Preparing for Career Expos and networking
  • Career Essentials: Making the most of Expos and other employment opportunities
  • Career Essentials: Preparing for interview and making the shortlist
  • International Career Series: Interview techniques
  • International Career Series: Starting your career in NZ
Check out the Career workshop timetable


Free4U Computing Skills

Update your computer skills with one of these courses
  • Getting Started in Computing
  • Keyboarding
  • Introduction to Internet and Email (including Outlook)
  • Introduction to Word 2016 Part 1
  • Introduction to Word 2016 Part 2
  • Introduction to Excel 2016
  • Introduction to Publisher 2016
  • Introduction to PowerPoint 2016
  • Introduction to Access 2016 (coming soon)
Check out the Free4U website page for more details.


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