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UNSW Teaching & Research Garden Working Bee

19 Mar 2021, 4:00pm - 25 Jun 2021, 5:00pm

Join the Urban Growers Garden Working Bee, tending to the Teaching & Research garden beds on the first and third Friday of each month.

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Study Hacks | Referencing

8 - 23 Jun 2021

Referencing is important for so many reasons: showing your lecturers the work you've done, respecting and acknowledging others' ideas and avoiding plagiarism.

Join Academic Skills and the Library for a workshop on the why and how of referencing. 

Tuesday 8 June | 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Wednesday 23 June | 1:00pm – 2:00pm

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Study Hacks | Introduction to academic writing

9 - 22 Jun 2021

Writing at uni presents many exciting challenges.

This workshop is a good introduction to understanding the practical elements of academic writing, as well as to learn about the rules about academic integrity, and how to write well by developing your academic voice.

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Study Hacks | Introduction to smarthinking

10 - 25 Jun 2021

This session will introduce you to Smarthinking - an online writing support platform, which can help you with your written assignments.

If you want to find out more about this platform, how to use it and receive valuable feedback on your writing from professionals, join us for this session hosted by the UNSW Smarthinking Team.

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Study Hacks | Introduction to Smarthinking

10 - 25 Jun 2021

This session will introduce you to Smarthinking - an online writing support platform, which can help you with your written assignments.

If you want to find out more about this platform, how to use it and receive valuable feedback on your writing from professionals, join us for this session hosted by the UNSW Smarthinking Team.

Thursday 10 June | 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Friday 25 June | 11:00am – 12:00pm

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Study Hacks | Essay writing

15 - 28 Jun 2021

Essay writing often seems like a confusing process.

In this workshop we will unpack important myths about essay writing, and let you know what markers are looking for, and some practical approaches to writing a university essay.

Tuesday 15 June | 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Monday 28 June | 1:00pm – 2:00pm

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Study Hacks | Critical thinking

16 - 29 Jun 2021

We all think, but do we think critically?

Studying at uni is built on the idea of thinking critically in class discussions, researching and writing assignments. We will discuss ways to develop your ability to think critically, and to enjoy the process of challenging yourself and your knowledge.

Wednesday 16 June | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Tuesday 29 June | 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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Study Hacks | Presentations

17 Jun - 2 Jul 2021

Do you ever feel nervous before giving a spoken presentation?

This workshop offers a short introduction to some quick ways to organise your ideas, practise your speaking and body gestures, and gain confidence in an academic environment.

Thursday 17 June | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Friday 2 July | 11:00am – 12:00pm

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Exhibition – About closed doors: isolation and art

17 Jun 2021, 5:30pm - 26 Aug 2021, 5:30pm

About closed doors: isolation and art showcases the work of 11 UNSW students created during the 2020 lockdown

Join us for the opening on Thursday 17 June at 5:30pm

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Study Hacks | Report writing

18 - 30 Jun 2021

Every time we see the news, there are reports about all parts of the economy and society. All degrees have reports as assessments.

This workshop will help you understand the basics of report writing, the structure and ways to get it done.

Friday 18 June | 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Wednesday 30 June | 1:00pm – 2:00pm

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