Are you enrolling at Edge Hill University this autumn? Would you like to get a head start on your academic skills? Or perhaps you’re worrying about the transition into studying in higher education (HE). Well, if you are joining Edge Hill this year we would love to welcome you at one (or all!) of our Getting Started With UniSkills Webinars.

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The Library and Learning Services Student Engagement team (you may come to know us more as the UniSkills team) have put together a series of webinars to help you step up to study at university level.

All sessions will be held online and are perfect if you’re wanting to get a taste of the kinds of academic skills you will develop at university. They are also a great opportunity to ask our Academic Skills Advisors any questions you might have about writing, referencing, or finding academic information.

Getting Started With UniSkills Webinars

Bookings are open and will close at 11pm the day before each event:

Prepare Your Academic Resilience For University
This webinar will equip you with practical tools to nurture your academic resilience. Help you recognise the qualities of a ‘growth’ as opposed to ‘fixed’ mindset. And help prepare you to feel confident in dealing constructively with feedback.

Thursday 26th August           1pm-2pm
Tuesday 7th September        12pm-1pm

Research Skills At University
Discover more about developing your research skills in preparation for studying at Edge Hill University. We will introduce you to the concept of academic information, the importance of using dedicated search tools to find information and discuss good note-taking techniques for carrying out your research.

Friday 13th August                 12pm-1pm
Thursday 2nd September     1pm-2pm

Introduction to Academic Writing at University
Join us as we introduce what academic writing is, and what it involves at university level. We will look at what to expect as a student at Edge Hill University, how to get the most out of your learning and how to maintain your study motivation.

Friday 27th August                1pm-2pm
Thursday 9th September     12pm-1pm

For more information about each webinar, or to access their accompanying interactive toolkits, visit the Getting Started With UniSkills page.

We also have a dedicated Skills Preparation page with lots of tips and information as you prepare to study with us here at Edge Hill University. From Academic Reading and Effective Notetaking to preparing your Academic Resilience, you’ll find everything you need for a successful start.

If you have any questions about the Getting Started With UniSkills sessions don’t hesitate to get in touch. Plus, don’t forget to visit the university’s applicant web pages for further advice and support for all new students at Edge Hill University.

We look forward to seeing you soon in the webinars and supporting you through your studies!