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Aug 1

Student Hub Live event: Preparing for the end before you begin

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

In this workshop we will discuss how to use guidance from academics on how to prioritise key skills and areas of content so that you can prepare as effectively as possible – right from the start of your module. 

Jul 25

Student Hub Live event: Storytelling or argument: creating an argument in your writing

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This workshop focuses on the narrative part of an essay, and complements the other essay-writing that we will hold during this summer and autumn workshops. 

Jul 18

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Developing your academic writing

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This workshop covers being objective and supporting your arguments with evidence, complementing the essay-writing workshops that will be run in the autumn. 

Jul 11

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Delivering the task, the whole task and nothing but the task.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

In this workshop we focus on how to use the guidance you have been provided with to understand not just what to include, but how to do it effectively, economically, and with the right level of detail.  

Jul 9

Business Network Breakfast Briefing: Work and Meaning

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 08:00 to 10:00

Meeting rooms 1-4, Michael Young Building, The Open University, Walton Hall, MK7 6AA

Contact: Events Team

Join Liz Moody as she discusses where work motivation and meaning comes from and why it is important. We will also consider what it is that leaders do (and sometime don't) that has an impact on how people think and feel about work.

Jul 4

Student Hub Live, SHL, The Open University, OU, feedback, time management, student

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Qualifications are designed to build on key skills and knowledge, but most of us forget some of what we’ve learned in previous years, so we make the same mistakes again.

This session includes suggestions about how you can use the time in the summer to consolidate your learning, enabling you to approach your future modules with confidence. 

Jun 27

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Next year it’s going to be different!

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

How often do you reach the end of your module and say “I wish I’d managed my time better, read my feedback more often and not kept making the same mistakes”?

This workshop will include practical activities designed to show you the value of reflection on your own learning, to share ideas that work, and to inspire you to put a personal plan in place.    

Jun 10

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: George Kinder on Life Planning, Mindfulness, and A Golden Civilization

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Inequality, climate change, wars, democracy in chaos … we all feel something needs to change.

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: FASS: New Curriculum Showcase

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:30

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Join academics from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to explore the new qualifications and modules they’ve been preparing for October 2019, including degrees in Criminology and Sociology, and Religion, Philosophy and Ethics.

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Moving on and summer study

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

If you are reaching the end of your module(s), and thinking about how to make the most of your time between your final assessment and your next module, then this event is for you! 

Jun 4

OULS Postgraduate Research Day

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:30

Michael Young Building, The Open University, MK7 6AA

Contact: Matthew Howard

The event is designed to give postgraduate research students the chance to present their research, alongside their supervisors, in a relaxed environment.

May 22

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Preparing for exams and demonstrating skills in a high pressure situation

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This workshop will discuss the practical aspects of exam preparation, and how to ensure that you maximise your chance of delivering your best performance on the day.

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