Workshop timetable

The Academic and Digital Skills Centre have put together some online workshops for assessment support week; to help Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught students who will be undertaking assessments in 2021/22. To book the workshop sessions you wish to attend, click on the date underneath each heading, which will take you straight through to the booking link. 

Introduction to essay writing

This workshop will cover some of the essential features of essay writing: introductions, arguments, paragraph structure and signposting.

Monday 13 December, 11.00

Advanced essay writing

This workshop provides a more in-depth look into essay writing, focusing on ways to achieve higher marks through your writing. 

Monday 13 December, 14:00

Engaging with feedback

This workshop will explore strategies for getting the most out of your feedback so that you can make improvements to your next assignment.

Tuesday 14 December, 10:00

Critical analysis

This workshop will explore how to apply critical analysis to your writing in order to achieve higher marks in your assessment. 

Tuesday 14 December, 13:00

Preparing for exams and revision

This workshop will help you prepare for your exams whether you're taking them online or in-person.

Wednesday 15 December, 11:00

Introduction to Endnote Online

This workshop will introduce you to the reference management software, Endnote Online. Learn how to create an account, save references from findit@bham and databases, and insert references into Microsoft Word.

Thursday 16 December, 11:00

Time management and online digital tools

This workshop will introduce you to some of the digital tools that can aid with various aspects of study. Some of the tools to be covered include Office365, OneNote, Witeboard and FocusKeeper.

Thursday 16 December, 14:00

Using Microsoft Word for long documents

This workshop will cover how to use the automated features in Word to make creating and editing long documents easier and less frustrating. Includes demonstrations of using and editing styles, contents, headers, indexes etc.

Friday 17 December, 11:00

All sessions are suitable for Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught students. All sessions will be online via Zoom. 

Please note Research based students (MRes and PhD) are not eligible to attend these workshops. For assistance at your level of study please contact


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