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May 23

Student Hub Live: Creative problem-solving: techniques for success

Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

This session will introduce the creative problem-solving cycle and the steps people take to solve problems. It will give you some ideas for how you can jumpstart your creativity by using tools to help each part of the cycle. 

May 16

Student Hub Live: Get well prepared for your final exams

Thursday, May 16, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

This workshop will cover practical aspects of exam revision, as well as how to mentally prepare to ensure you deliver on the day.

May 15

Seminar series: Refugees in Europe

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00

Online

The Identities, Citizenship and Justice Research Cluster of The Open University Law School is pleased to announce the introduction of our 2024 seminar series. The seminar series will look at issues relevant to the cluster.

Advice Traps: How to avoid them & produce more energy for change

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online

Contact: OUBS Events team

This session will help you to spot 'Advice Traps' before you fall head-first into them.

May 14

Student Hub Live: End of Module Assessments and Remote Exams

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Whether you have a TMA, EMA or exam this session is the one-stop shop to answer practical questions. We will be joined by a Student Support Team expert so we can answer questions that come up about these important chances to finish up your module.

May 9

Violence, women and the law: an unfinished story

Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 13:00 to 14:00

Online and in-person at Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University, Walton Hall, MK6 7AA

This is the event list for the inaugural lecture from Olga Jurasz, Professor of Law in FBL

Student Hub Live: Power reading - boost your reading skills

Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:30

Online with Student Hub Live

So much of your degree will be spent reading and working out what the text says. Come along to this session to max out your reading potential. 

May 8

Seminar series: Art and Citizenship

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00

Online

The Identities, Citizenship and Justice Research Cluster of The Open University Law School is pleased to announce the introduction of our 2024 seminar series. The seminar series will look at issues relevant to the cluster.

May 7

Student Hub Live: Support and Wellbeing for Student Carers

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

This session will help you discover what support might be available in your local area, and what support is available from The Open University as an unpaid carer.

May 2

Student Hub Live: Preparing for, and producing your best EMA

Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

End-of-module assessments (EMAs) are important as a final piece of work that allows you to demonstrate your comprehension of a completed module. This workshop will explore how to show your understanding at an appropriate level of detail

May 1

Seminar series: Law, citizenship and female representation

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 12:00 to 13:00

Online

The Identities, Citizenship and Justice Research Cluster of The Open University Law School is pleased to announce the introduction of our 2024 seminar series. The seminar series will look at issues relevant to the cluster.

Apr 23

Student Hub Live: Tackling procrastination successfully

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

This workshop takes a look at some of the reasons for procrastination. In it you will help develop a toolkit to streamline efficiency, making you as effective as possible. 

Apr 18

Student Hub Live: Interpreting and using ideas and facts

Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Write in your own words; use the module content; back up your assertions - do you read these and want to scream, 'HOW?'. Well in this Student Hub Live session, we will look at some of those ‘hows’.

Apr 16

Student Hub Live: Neurodiverse student community: planning to complete your module with success

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

In this workshop we will look for ideas and methods to minimise stress and anxiety for neurodiverse students as well as maximising effectiveness for end-of-module components.

Apr 11

Student Hub Live: Memory and Learning: making the connections

Thursday, April 11, 2024 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

This session is a ‘buffet’ of ideas on memory and learning that will help improve your study time and understanding of your course materials. It is suitable for students at all levels.

Apr 9

Student Hub Live: Critical thinking (Advanced)

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Communicating critical thinking depends on developing convincing arguments for your audience. In this workshop we'll learn how to dissect and map an argument identifying all of the key elements.

Mar 26

Student Hub Live: Critical thinking (Intermediate)

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

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This workshop is the second in a three-part series. In the session we will take a deeper look at critical analysis using the five tiers of critical thinking.

Mar 21

Student Hub Live: Studying when you think differently (neurodiverse community)

Thursday, March 21, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:30

Online with Student Hub Live

Do you feel that your unique ways of thinking help or hinder you when it comes to studying? Student Hub Live wants to embrace these differences and consider how the lived experience of studying can vary.

Mar 19

Student Hub Live: Critical thinking (Introductory)

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

This is the first in a three-part series of workshops aimed at Access and Level 1 students or those who are new to critical thinking and writing.

Mar 13

Student Hub Live: Really understanding questions

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 11:00 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Do you struggle knowing what your assignment question is asking? Or have you received feedback that you ‘didn’t answer the question given’? If so, this SHL workshop is for you!

Mar 11

Law School Employability Week

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 12:00 to Friday, March 15, 2024 - 13:30

Online

The Open University Law School Employability Week brings together practitioners from a range of legal careers to share their insights and will help you to develop a picture of the different work opportunities that may interest you.

Mar 9

Student Voice Festival

Saturday, March 9, 2024 - 16:30

Online and in-person at various locations

Contact: Register now

Event for the upcoming OU Student Voice Festival 24 February to 9 March 2024.

Mar 6

Student Hub Live: Developing your essay writing (Intermediate)

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

This workshop is aimed at Level 2 and 3 students who have written essays and want to improve the quality of their work.

Feb 28

Student Hub Live: Introduction to essay writing (Beginners)

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

This workshop for Access and Level 1 students or those writing essays for the first time (or the first time in years!) covers the basics of drafting and editing essays.

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