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Tutorials - Summer Provision

Summer Tutorials are now taking place until the beginning of the next academic year.

These tutorials are non-School/Faculty specific, and they are all online or by phone.

We are offering help with academic writing in your assignments and your dissertation.

  • AWL Tutorials

Students are allowed one appointment per week.

Key points about AWL Tutorials

  • They are private
  • They can be booked up to 15 minutes before the appointment takes place
  • They are usually 30 minutes long
  • There is very high demand so please tell us at least 24 hours in advance if you need to change or cancel an appointment. You can do this by email: awl@mdx.ac.uk

Please note that we do NOT offer a proof-reading service.

Access our online materials to help support your learning.

You can get in touch with us throughout the summer on: AWL@mdx.ac.uk

For any additional help and information about studying online/at home, access the following: Studying from home – guides and useful information

  • AWL Workshops

Our Open Workshops provision will resume at the beginning of Academic Year 2021-2022.

Key points about AWL Workshops

  • They are offered from October to March
  • They are open to all students
  • They must be booked in advance
  • Multiple topics are taught
  • Additional topics may be requested

Workshop descriptions can be found below.

  • Workshop Descriptions

    • How to get a first

      This workshop aims to put you on the path to getting yourself a top degree from Middlesex. It covers tips for both face-to-face and online learning.

    • Understanding and avoiding plagiarism

      This workshop will help you understand exactly what plagiarism is, when and how to use references in your work, and how to use and understand Turnitin.  This workshop covers Harvard referencing.

    • Critical Thinking

      This workshop shows you what “critical thinking” actually is, and provides tips on how to make your reading and writing more analytical.

    • Essay Writing

      This popular workshop will show you how to plan and write a typical academic essay.

    • Report Writing

      This workshop takes a step-by-step approach to report writing, and offers examples to guide you.

    • Reflective Writing

      This workshop shows you what “reflective writing” is, why you’re asked to do it, and how to do it.

    • Writing a Literature Review

      Most Postgraduate students, and many Undergraduate students too, will need to write a Literature Review – and writing one is a challenge for anybody! This workshop will introduce you to the art of writing a top quality Literature Review, including typical structures of a Literature Review and the language you will need to use.

    • How to give presentations

      It can be hard to sound convincing when you speak in front of people. This workshop will help you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to give effective presentations. It will cover face-to-face, online synchronous and online asynchronous presentations.

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