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Skills Workshops: Report writing

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Report writing

About this workshop

Reports are remarkably varied. The style, structure and treatment of information in a report can be strongly influenced by disciplinary practices, and by context and audience, all of which you will need to take into account when writing. This workshop will focus on the underlying principles of reports in an academic context.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Recognise the distinctive structure of reports
  • Appreciate the demands of the audience
  • Understand the academic writing style required when writing reports

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is ideal for undergraduate students from any discipline who are relatively new to report writing at university, or who wish to improve on their report writing.

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, Monday, February 29, 2016

10:15 - 11:45, Monday, April 18, 2016

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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