Study skills events
We run a variety of skills events to help you complete your assignments and support your research. Keep an eye on this page to stay up to date with the events on offer.
*New for 2024*
Study Skills In-person drop-ins – Every Thursday 3.30pm-4.30pm, Library drop-in space, Murray Health.
In addition to our Monday-Friday daily online drop-ins, our Study Skills Advisers will be available for in-person academic study skills queries 3.30pm-4.30pm every Thursday during term time, beginning Thursday 18th January 2024.
You can access up to 10 minutes of guidance at each drop-in session to get the support you need to move on with your assignment. So, if you’d prefer to ask your question in-person, call by and chat to our advisers any time between 3.30pm-4.30pm, every Thursday in the Library drop-in space, Murray Health.
Study Skills Masterclasses *NEW DATES - sessions starting in October 2023*
Our Masterclass sessions are delivered by our Study Skills experts to help you perfect the academic study skills you need to succeed at University.
Fundamentals of Referencing (Harvard Style)
Fundamentals of Assignment Planning
Fundamentals of Critical Thinking
Fundamentals of Academic Language
Stretch your Critical Thinking Skills
Stretch your Academic Language Skills
Book yourself a place on one of these sessions to attend in person at one of our campus library spaces, or online via Teams.
Book available sessions here
Study Skills Daily Online Drop-ins - Every weekday.
Monday 11.30am - 1pm, Tuesday 3.30 - 4.30pm, Wednesday 3.30 - 4.30pm, Thursday 3.30 - 4.30pm, and Friday 11.30am - 1pm.
Study Skills Advisers will be available to answer your academic study skills queries. Our online drop-ins are perfect for asking your referencing queries, where we will often be able to give you the instant support you need to move on with your assignment. This could be help with referencing different types of resources such as Journal Articles, eBooks, or even podcasts; or how to perfect an in-text citation.
Study Skills support can also help with tips to help your academic writing; revision skills; time management; or even dissertation guidance for those doing dissertations now and those getting ahead and planning for dissertations. Students can access up to 10 minutes of guidance at each drop-in session.
It’s really easy to drop-in online we can either LiveChat or Video Call whichever you prefer. All you need to do is open a chatbox on this page, or visit librarytalk.sunderland.ac.uk and open a chat, we will be there waiting to help you.