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Academic Skills Refresher - Face-to-Face Sessions

Are you in Sheffield over the summer? Are you looking for a chance to refresh and refine your academic skills? This programme of bite-sized workshops and practical activities will provide a chance to reflect back on the skills you have developed in the past year, and look ahead to get ready for the next academic year.

Please note: all sessions will take place at 301 Academic Skills Centre, 301 Glossop Road, Sheffield. Covid-19 measures will be in place in the 301 building to ensure the safety of all participants and numbers will be strictly limited at these events. Book early to avoid disappointment! 


Session Topics

Study Skills Workshops

Workshops to reflect, refresh and develop the skills you need for success on your course. 

Maths and Statistics Workshops

Workshops to refresh and develop your maths and statistics skills.

Practical Sessions

Practical sessions to work independently on your own projects with peer support. Please note: these are NOT taught sessions and you will need to come prepared with something to work on.

Workshop Timetable

Week 1: 14 - 18 June

Monday 14 June

Tuesday 15 June

R and SPSS analysis club: 14:00-16:00 

Wednesday 16 June

Recap Maths: 10:00-10:45

Academic Skills for Your Wellbeing: 12:00-12:45 

Beating Procrastination: 13:00-13:45 

Thursday 17 June

Bitesized Statistics: What's a confidence interval?: 12:00-12:45 

301 Writing Club: 14:00-16:00 

Friday 18 June

Week 2: 21 - 25 June

Monday 21 June

Tuesday 22 June

Numerical Reasoning: Tables and graphs: 10:00-10:45

R and SPSS analysis club: 14:00-16:00

Wednesday 23 June

Numerical Reasoning: Number series: 10:00-10:45

Academic Skills Refresher Part 1: Looking Back: 12:00-12:45

Beating Procrastination: 13:00-13:45

Thursday 24 June

Numerical Reasoning: Word problems: 10:00-10:45

Bitesized Statistics: What's a p-value: 11:00-11:45

Academic Skills Refresher Part 1: Looking Back: 12:00-12:45

Academic Skills for Your Wellbeing: 13:00-13:45

301 Writing Club: 14:00-16:00

Friday 25 June

Week 3: 28 June - 2 July 

Monday 28 June

Tuesday 29 June

Academic Writing: Top 10 Top Tips: 12:00-12:45

Academic Skills Refresher Part 2: Looking Ahead: 13:00-13:45

R and SPSS analysis club: 14:00-16:00

Wednesday 30 June

Hypothesis testing 1: 10:00-11:30

Beating Procrastination: 12:00-12:45

Academic Skills Refresher Part 2: Looking Ahead: 13:00-13:45

Thursday 1 July

Bitesized Statistics: What makes a good graph?: 12:00-12:45

301 Writing Club: 14:00-16:00

Friday 2 July

Week 4: 5 July - 9 July

Monday 5 July

Tuesday 6 July

R and SPSS analysis club: 14:00-16:00

Wednesday 7 July

Everything you need to know to learn R: 10:00-10:45

Thursday 8 July

Bitesized Statistics: What makes a good table?: 12:00-12:45

301 Writing Club: 14:00-16:00

Friday 9 July

Week 5: 12 - 16 July

Monday 12 July

Numerical Reasoning: Tables and graphs: 10:00-10:45

Tuesday 13 July

Choosing the right test: 11:00-12:30

R and SPSS analysis club: 14:00-16:00

Wednesday 14 July

Numerical Reasoning: Number series: 10:00-10:45

Beating Procrastination: 12:00-12:45

Academic Writing: Top 10 Top Tips: 13:00-13:45

Thursday 15 July

301 Writing Club: 14:00-16:00

Friday 16 July

Numerical Reasoning: Word problems: 10:00-10:45

Week 6: 19 - 23 July

Monday 19 July

Tuesday 20 July

Recap Maths: 13:00-13:45

R and SPSS analysis club: 14:00-16:00

Wednesday 21 July

Thursday 22 July

301 Writing Club: 14:00-16:00

Friday 23 July

Visit the 301 Booking System

To search for sessions and view calendars for different categories of events, please visit the 301 Booking System by following the links below (MUSE Login required):

  • To view a searchable calendar of all 301 events, please click here
  • To view a searchable calendar of all Study Skills workshops, please click here
  • To view a searchable calendar of all MASH workshops, please click here

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