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Skills Team Workshops: Structuring and designing effective academic presentations

Structuring and designing effective academic presentations

About this workshop

Workshop description

Creating an effective academic presentation is about learning more than technical skills. This workshop introduces you to the best ways to structure and design both your presentation as a whole and individual slides to get your message across in an understandable and engaging way.

If you are relatively new to PowerPoint, please attend our "Creating a PowerPoint presentation: basic techniques" workshop first.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Use a template to effectively structure presentation content
  • Use alternatives to in-built PowerPoint themes
  • Structure and design more visual slides

Who this workshop is for

Foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students who want to create academic presentations that stand out from the crowd.


This workshop is run by an Academic & Library Specialist from the Brynmor Jones Library Skills Team.

Workshop format & availability

Register for this workshop

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

Relevant SkillsGuides

More information on this topic can be found on the following SkillsGuides:

Academic presentations