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Peer learning programme at Faculty of Media, Arts and Design

2 October 2014

Starting in September 2014 the Faculty of Media Art and Design with Westminster Learning Support will be launching WIN PAL, their Peer Assisted Learning schemes.

The schemes aim to help first-year students to:

  • Develop academic skills in a relaxed and friendly WIN Learning Café run by other students
  • Brush up IT Skills
  • Get tips on studying in the UK, if they are international students.

If you are a first-year student at MAD you are warmly invited to join the following WIN PAL events:

  • Information event on Wednesday 8th October from 12pm to 3pm in the Forum, Harrow
  • WIN Learning Cafes starting on Wednesday 15th October from 1pm to 3pm in the Forum, Harrow. This WIN Learning Café will specifically deal with: Academic writing - Tips for writing and structuring your assignments
  • WIN IT skills starting on Wednesday 22nd October from 1pm to 2.30pm and from 2.30pm to 4pm in the Harrow Library training room, LG.18, Harrow. This WIN IT skills session will specifically deal with: Adobe Illustrator - create razor sharp vector graphic drawings

To sign up to the events please go to

For more information and full timetable of the WIN PAL initiatives please go to:

Facebook: WIN PAL Support
Twitter: @WINPALsupport

Second, third and postgraduate students please note: volunteering opportunities to run the WIN Learning Cafes are still available! If interested please contact Dr Nicola Allett at [email protected]

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