UniSkills Spring Workshops 2022

It was great to see you all in semester one and we particularly enjoyed getting to meet you face to face again. But the fun (and learning!) doesn’t stop there! As we are here to support you throughout your entire course at Edge Hill University we would love for you to join us again this semester as we launch our UniSkills Spring Workshop programme!

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New Year, New Students: Welcome from Library and Learning Services.

Hello and a massive welcome to all new students starting courses this January, we look forward to meeting you and getting to know you all. We are the Student Engagement Team (you might also hear called the UniSkills Team too!) and we are here to provide support with all aspects of academic skills. Here we’ve everything you need to get you started with your studies from induction information, academic writing support, and how to find resources.

Welcome new students. Find out how we can support you in your first few weeks and beyond.
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Student Advisor #SleighYourStudies Motivational Tips

Throughout December our wonderful team of Student Advisors have been sharing photos of their cosy study spaces and snippets of their motivational study tips. Here you can read their full tips to inspire you and help you to #SleighYourStudies. Don’t forget, we’d love you to share your cosy study space photos with us too – you could even win a prize! To find out more visit our Sleigh Your Studies With UniSkills blog.

Sleigh Your Studies With UniSkills
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Meet Your UniSkills Student Advisors

The Library and Learning Services Student Engagement team (aka the UniSkills team) have recently recruited some new Student Advisors to join our already established (and award winning!) team. As current students, they bring a wealth of experience from studying at Edge Hill as well as a great variety of subject knowledge from their individual disciplines. Read on to get to know who they arewhat they are studying and their top Study Happy tips!

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Autumn/Winter UniSkills Workshops – Book Your Place Today!

We know you love our UniSkills workshops and webinars (and can see lots of you have booked on already) but just in case you missed the news our UniSkills autumn/winter timetable is live and bookings are open!

UniSkills workshops and webinars are delivered by our team of knowledgeable Academic Skills Advisors and they’re jam packed with the best advice to help you ace your assignments! Whether you’re just starting your learning journey or you need help planning your dissertation – there really is something for everyone!

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Welcome Week Competition

During your welcome festivities Library and Learning Services have an exciting opportunity for you to win a £50, or two runner up prizes of £25, Amazon eVoucher – and all you need to do to enter is engage with us on social media accounts! You can enter up to two times (once via Twitter and once via Instagram) and it’s really easy to do!

Simply visit us in the HUB during Welcome Weekend (25th and 26th September), at the Welcome Fair (Wednesday 29th September) or the Welcome Back Fair (Wednesday 6th October) and scan our competition posters!

Welcome Weekend Competition. Enter to win by visiting us in the HUB during Welcome Weekend. Can win up to £50 Amazon eVoucher. Full details on how to enter included in the blog.
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New Students: Welcome to Library and Learning Services

Hello and a massive welcome to all our new undergraduate students, we look forward to meeting you and getting to know you all this coming year. And welcome back to all returning students too! We are the Student Engagement team (you may also hear us referred to as the UniSkills team) and we are here to provide support with all aspects of your academic and information skills.

Welcome new students. Find out we can support you in your first few weeks and beyond: blogs.edgehill.ac.uk/ls
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Get Going With UniSkills – Booking Now Open!

If you’re a new student, or a current student with a desire to keep up to date – listen up! Our brilliant Get Going With UniSkills webinars will be perfect for you. They are half an hour sessions, designed to get you up to speed on how to navigate (the new and improved) Discover More, Learning Edge, and which types of information will gain you good marks in your assignments.

Get Going With UniSkills webinars. Every lunchtime 12.30 to 1pm 4th October to 8th October. Book at ehu.ac.uk/workshops
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Calling all students: Welcome to Discover More

Over the summer we launched our brand new library management system: Discover More. Your new single search tool for all your print and electronic resources at Edge Hill University.

We know this will be a new experience for anyone joining Edge Hill this year, but if you’re a returning student it’s likely you’ll also notice some small changes. But rest assure these changes have brought about some great benefits!

You can now search for all your resources, be that books, eBooks or academic journals, in one handy location. With improved discoverability of your Library resources Discover More will ensure you’re able to access everything you need for your studies!

The new library management system Discover More
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