The Academic Liaison and Learning Development team offers workshops to help you develop your academic skills and improve your assignments.  

student writing on board

 The workshops are open to all students and include the following topics: 

  • academic skills to succeed at Westminster  

  • six tips to crack online learning  

  • referencing and avoiding plagiarism (Westminster Harvard)  

  • essay writing 

  • managing your time and studies 

  • finding news articles 

  • using Google Scholar  

  • effective reading and note-taking for your assignments 

  • report writing 

  • intro to Mendeley reference management software  

  • critical reading and fake news  

  • reflective thinking and writing  

  • English sentences and punctuation  

  • argumentation Nuts and Bolts  

  • effective use of your sources: summarising, paraphrasing and synthesising  

  • academic language  

  • understanding your feedback  

  • critical thinking and writing 

  • And many dissertation workshops! 

The workshops are delivered online using Blackboard Collaborate. You can find out more and book your place on Engage

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