Black History Month: Read, Watch, Listen, Reflect

As part of our ongoing support and celebration of Black History Month the Library and Learning Services Student Engagement team (you may know us better as the UniSkills team) would like to share with you our reflections and how we have further educated ourselves in light of the re-emergence of the #BlackLivesMatter movement in early 2020.

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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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Get Ready for Summer Assessment!

For those whose academic year hasn’t quite ended yet, we wanted to let you know your Student Engagement Team are still on hand to help you. From our virtual UniSkills support (Available on our web pages 24/7), to our Student Advisor Social Media Takeover from 16th-20th August, there’s plenty to develop your skills ahead of any upcoming Summer Assessments you may have.

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Boost your summer skills by Planning Ahead With UniSkills

This summer get ready for your return to university in the autumn with your Student Advisors: Charlotte, Lauren, Darren, Callie and Maya. If you’re struggling to get organised then our Planning Ahead With Uniskills webinar will be perfect for you! They’re co-designed and delivered by students for students and are open to anyone wanting to develop their skills for the future and become experts at planning ahead.

Planning Ahead With UniSkills. Co-designed and co-delivered by your student advisors. Book now ehu.ac.uk/workshops
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