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Skills Workshops: Essay writing

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Essay writing

About this workshop

Regardless of which subject you are writing for, there are key points you should consider when writing essays. This workshop will provide some tips on how to plan, structure and draft an essay.  It will also provide attendees with an opportunity to ask questions they may have about their own essays.

This workshop will introduce you to:

  • Key tips on how to plan and draft an essay
  • Ask questions about your own work and share experiences with others
  • Other resources to help you develop your essay writing skills

Who is this workshop for?

Although this class is an introduction to essay writing skills, it can benefit undergraduate students of all levels. If you are about to undertake your first assignment or need to understand the feedback on an assignment to try to improve future marks, then this workshop can help you.

This workshop is run by a Library Skills Adviser with the support of trained student Skills Leaders. 


Register for this workshop

To book your place on this workshop, click on one of the dates below for the booking form

10:15 - 11:45, Thursday, February 11, 2016

14:15 - 15:45, Tuesday, February 23, 2016

10:15 - 11:45, Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Suggestions for related workshops

Related study skills
The following sessions will help you to improve your academic thinking, reading and writing skills:


You also need to understand the concepts of referencing and paraphrasing that form an important part of academic writing.


If you already understand the basic principles of referencing and want to develop your skills in the appropriate system, one of the following workshops will help:

 Check with your department/school to find out which of the University’s four referencing systems you should use