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Editing Strategies

1 Aug 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 Give an Oral Presentation

1 Aug 2019

This workshop will focus on the key skills for delivering an effective in-class oral presentation, including the importance of developing presentation skills, organising your presentations and delivering a clearly understood speech.

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Seminar: Ace the Interview! Effective Interview Preparation

1 Aug 2019

Starts: 1 Aug 2019 1:00 PM Finishes: 1 Aug 2019 3:00 PM Venue: Kensington, Central Lecture Block, Central Lecture Block 2 Remaining places: 130 Find out how to prepare for and tackle different interview styles and questions from employability specialists.

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Writing Summaries and Paraphrases

1 Aug 2019

Summary writing and paraphrasing are essential skills for writing at university. In this workshop, we shall go through the basics of these skills with exercises.

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Seminar: Writing a Successful Resume and Cover Letter

5 Aug 2019

Venue: Kensington, Central Lecture Block, Central Lecture Block 1Remaining places: 130

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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Sentence Structure: The Basics

6 Aug 2019

This workshop will look at the components of a sentence and how to organise them in a grammatically correct way.

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Writing Summaries and Paraphrases

7 Aug 2019

Summary writing and paraphrasing are essential skills for writing at university. In this workshop, we shall go through the basics of these skills with exercises.

Register via The Learning Centre's workshop booking system

How to Reference

8 Aug 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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Seminar: Applying for Graduate & Internship Programs Online

9 Aug 2019

Venue: Kensington, Colombo, Colombo Theatre CRemaining places: 150

Would you like to secure a graduate job or an internship? Learn the tips and traps of completing online applications.

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Seminar: Ace the Interview! Effective Interview Preparation

12 Aug 2019

Venue: Kensington, Central Lecture Block, Central Lecture Block 2Remaining places: 130

Find out how to prepare for and tackle different interview styles and questions from employability specialists.

Register now (careers portal)

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