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    Academic Writing and Language (AWL) Open Workshops

    The ability to write essays and reports, write a dissertation or project, give presentations and participate in academic discussions are just some examples of the many types of communicative skills you will develop during your time at University. These skills will help with your employability too!

    We are here to help you get a head start in all of these skills through our AWL Open Workshops.

    We run a variety of AWL Open Workshops from October to March

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      • Integrating Sources Into Your Writing

        Using sources effectively and confidently in your writing is likely to secure you high grades! This workshop will show you how to use sources within your writing, and in particular the language you can use to do so. It’s open to all Middlesex students.

      • Critical Thinking

        This workshop shows you what “critical thinking” actually is, and how to do it. It's open to all Middlesex students,

      • Understanding Referencing & 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. It's open to all Middlesex students, home and international.

      • Essay Writing

        This popular workshop will show you how to plan and write a typical academic essay. It's open to all Middlesex students, home and international, Undergraduate and Postgraduate.

      • Reflective Writing

        This workshop shows you what “reflective writing” is, why you’re asked to do it, and how to do it. It's open to all Middlesex students, home and international.

      • Report Writing

        This workshop takes a step-by-step approach to report writing, and shall offer examples to guide you. All Middlesex students are invited to attend this session.

      • 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’ll need to use. It’s open to all Middlesex students, home and international.

      • 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's open to all Middlesex students, home and international.

      • Writing with IT

        This workshop will introduce you to some technologies that you can use while writing. It's open to all Middlesex students, home and international.

      • Overcoming Presentation Anxiety

        Anxious about presenting in public? You’re not alone! But you can’t escape it either! And you’re very likely to need to give presentations in your life after University. Come along to this workshop and learn how to work with your anxieties and present with confidence. This workshop is open to all Middlesex University students.

    Request an AWL Open Workshop

    We can usually run AWL Open Workshops on request for groups of three students or more. Additional topics including Presentation Skills, Grammar & Vocabulary and more can be requested - you can find a full list of our workshops here. To request an AWL Open Workshop please complete this form.

    If you need further help or information please contact us at AWL@mdx.ac.uk

    Mathematics, Statistics and Numeracy (MSN) Workshops

    We can usually offer MSN workshops on request for groups of three students or more. Workshops are one hour long. You can see the list of workshops available here.

    To request an MSN workshop please complete this form.

    You can also request a group tutorial for three or more students who want help with the same topic.

    If you need further help or information please contact us at numeracy@mdx.ac.uk

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