Pre-start workshops

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Our pre-start workshops are designed to help you feel ready for starting your studies, whether you've just finished school or are returning to education after a break. 

The workshops are 45-minutes and will take place online. Please book by emailing thebothy.ic@uhi.ac.uk

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Mentally preparing to study

Mentally preparing to study

This 45-minute workshop will introduce you to different tools and techniques that you can use to look after yourself, stay mentally healthy during your studies, and help you make the most of your time as a student. Choose one from the following dates: 

  • Monday 2nd August, 11am
  • Thursday 12th August, 11am
  • Wednesday 18th August, 2pm
  • Wednesday 25th August, 10am
Learning to learn content

Learning to learn

Learning to learn

Feeling rusty after the summer holidays? Returning to education? Whether you are straight out of school or returning to the classroom after a break, this 45-minute workshop is packed with useful, must-know tips and tricks to kick start your learning journey. From advice about how to study in a way that works best for you, to tips on how to manage your time effectively, this workshop is sure to have you feeling prepared and motivated. Choose one from the following dates: 

  • Monday 2nd August, 1pm
  • Tuesday 10th August, 11am
  • Monday 16th August, 3.30pm
  • Thursday 26th August, 10am
Focus and motivation for study content

Focus and motivation for study

Focus and motivation for study

It can be easy to get distracted when studying.  You can tend to stay at your laptop and switch from work to social media, or to look at your phone. This 45-minute workshop will help you to work out what is taking up your time so that you can avoid distractions and study better in less time with some study hacks! Choose one from the following dates: 

  • Wednesday 4th August, 3pm
  • Friday 12th August, 12.30pm
  • Monday 16th August, 2pm
  • Wednesday 25th August, 2pm
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Tips and tricks for academic writing

Tips and tricks for academic writing

Does the thought of writing an essay fill you with dread? Or maybe it has been a long time since you last wrote one? Perhaps you are wondering how to make a start on your first assignment? What about academic research and referencing- are you thinking ‘what even is a reference?’ or maybe ‘I still don’t know how to reference correctly!’. If so, worry not! This 45-minute workshop with tips and tricks on academic writing is packed with essential guidance. It includes recommendations on how to unpack an essay question and begin the research process, plus brilliant tips on how to create a clear plan for your essay, set realistic timescales, and keep your references accurate and organised. Choose one from the following dates: 

  • Wednesday 4th August, 1pm
  • Tuesday 10th August, 1pm
  • Wednesday 18th August, 3.30pm
  • Thursday 26th August, 12pm