Communication workshops

The Business School offers a series of workshops to assist students to develop their communication skills.

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Workshop information

For undergraduate

 

Reading Critically

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Reflective writing

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Report Writing

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Essay Writing

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Integrating Evidence

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Write Concisely

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Workshops: Reading Critically

Reading and critical thinking are key skills for university study. This workshop will explore how to read to identify the underlying meaning of a text and then how to use this new perspective in your writing.

In the workshop you will explore:

  • Approaches to reading a text critically
  • Synthesis of information from research
  • Application of information to academic discourse

Wed 25 Sept: Enrol
Thur 26 Sept: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Reflective Writing

This workshop provides insight into the various text structures and language requirements of the reflective writing genre.

In the workshop you will explore:

  • the stages of a reflective piece or writing
  • the information requirements of each stage
  • language appropriate to writing a reflective essay

Wed 2 Oct: Enrol
Thur 3 Oct: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Report Writing

Do you have to write a report for any of your assessments?

Report writing is a skill necessary for not just university, but can also be a common form of workplace communication. Learn how to write better reports.

This workshop will teach you:

  • how to structure are report
  • The right language to use
  • The types of information used in reports.

Wed 9 Oct: Enrol
Thur 10 Oct: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Essay Writing

In this workshop we will explore:​

  • Effective essay planning strategies
  • How to structure an academic essay​
  • The right language (formal/academic) to use
  • How to integrate evidence and research

Wed 16 Oct: Enrol
Thur 17 Oct: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Integrating Evidence

Have you ever struggled with seamlessly integrating evidence with commentary in your reports? Then come along and learn how you can strengthen and develop discussion and add to academic discourse with evidence! You will learn: 

  • The purpose of integrating evidence
  • How to integrate evidence - reporting verbs and paraphrasing
  • Who and what to include in evidence integration

Wed 30 Oct: Enrol
Thur 31 Oct: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Writing Concisely

This workshop focuses on ensuring that writing is succinct and to the point. 

  • Simplifying verbs
  • Adjective adjustment
  • Nominalisation 

The focus is on developing the student’s ability to manipulate language and sentence structure to achieve conciseness in their writing. 

Wed 6 Nov: Enrol
Thur 7 Nov: Enrol
 
 

For postgraduate (Coursework)

 

Reading Critically

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Reflective Writing

Read more
 

Report writing

Read more
 

Essay Writing

Read more
 

Integrating Evidence

Read more
 

Write Concisely

Read more
 

Workshops: Reading Critically

Reading and critical thinking are key skills for university study. This workshop will explore how to read to identify the underlying meaning of a text and then how to use this new perspective in your writing.

In the workshop you will explore:

  • Approaches to reading a text critically
  • Synthesis of information from research
  • Application of information to academic discourse

Wed 25 Sept: Enrol
Thur 26 Sept: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Reflective Writing

This workshop provides insight into the various text structures and language requirements of the reflective writing genre.

In the workshop you will explore:

  • the stages of a reflective piece or writing
  • the information requirements of each stage
  • language appropriate to writing a reflective essay

Wed 2 Oct: Enrol
Thur 3 Oct: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Report Writing

Do you have to write a report for any of your assessments?

Report writing is a skill necessary for not just university, but can also be a common form of workplace communication. Learn how to write better reports.

This workshop will teach you:

  • how to structure are report
  • The right language to use
  • The types of information used in reports.

Wed 9 Oct: Enrol
Thur 10 Oct: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Essay Writing

In this workshop we will explore:​

  • Effective essay planning strategies
  • How to structure an academic essay​
  • The right language (formal/academic) to use
  • How to integrate evidence and research

Wed 9 Oct: Enrol
Thur 10 Oct: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Integrating Evidence

Have you ever struggled with seamlessly integrating evidence with commentary in your reports? Then come along and learn how you can strengthen and develop discussion and add to academic discourse with evidence! You will learn: 

  • The purpose of integrating evidence
  • How to integrate evidence - reporting verbs and paraphrasing
  • Who and what to include in evidence integration

Wed 30 Oct: Enrol
Thur 31 Oct: Enrol
 
 

Workshops: Writing Concisely

This workshop focuses on ensuring that writing is succinct and to the point. 

  • Simplifying verbs
  • Adjective adjustment
  • Nominalisation 

The focus is on developing the student’s ability to manipulate language and sentence structure to achieve conciseness in their writing. 

Wed 10 April: Enrol
Thur 11 April: Enrol
 
 

Upcoming workshops

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