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Seminar: Writing a Successful Resume and Cover Letter

25 Jul 2019

Venue: Kensington, Colombo, Colombo Theatre CRemaining places: 170

Does your resume and cover letter need some updating? Would you like to learn how to tailor your job application, impress employers and get to the interview stage?

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How to Write a Critical Review

26 Jul 2019

A critical review is a writing task that asks you to summarise and evaluate a text, which can be a book, a chapter, or a journal article. This workshop will examine the basic structure of a critical review and focus on developing skills such as critical analysis and summary writing.

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Seminar: Get that Professional Job: Strategies for Successful Job Seeking

26 Jul 2019

Starts: 26 Jul 2019 11:00 AM Finishes: 26 Jul 2019 12:00 PM Venue: Kensington, Colombo, Colombo Theatre B Remaining places: 97 Are you having difficulty finding a job? Are you looking on Seek and online for jobs but not having any success? Did you know that 70-80% of positions are not advertised?

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Editing Strategies

29 Jul 2019

This workshop examines both broad and narrow - focused strategies for editing an assignment. Editing for meaning will be discussed as well as the ability to identify the most common grammatical mistakes and errors in punctuation. Students will be able to practise these skills so they can them apply them to their own work.

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How to Reference

30 Jul 2019

If marks are awarded for correct referencing in your course, then you will want to participate in this workshop which will explore how to incorporate correct referencing conventions into all your written tasks. Come along and participate in activities that will sharpen your appreciation of the basic components of citation.

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Reflective Writing

30 Jul 2019

Many uni assignments involve a reflective component. This workshop will look at the purpose and conventions of reflective writing at university. We will discuss different kinds of reflection as well as writing style.

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Writing an Academic Essay

31 Jul 2019

This workshop explores the process of essay writing. It will review strategies such as analysing the question to establish a focus, offer helpful planning techniques and show how to develop correct essay structure by organising ideas into a logical sequence.

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Critical Reading and Writing

31 Jul 2019

This workshop will explore how to read to identify the underlying meaning of a text and then how to use this new perspective in your writing.

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Seminar: Navigating LinkedIn for Career Success

31 Jul 2019

Venue: Kensington, Law Building, Law 203Remaining places: 70

Do you want to know how to develop a compelling LinkedIn Profile? Would you like to learn the tips and tricks for using the tool effectively for networking and job searching?

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Ace the NCP Interview

1 Aug 2019

Venue: Kensington, TBA, TBA

Ace the NCP Interview

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