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Reading, note-taking and referencing

Much of what you will learn in your time at university will be as a result of your own independent research - reading books, journals and websites on your topic, making notes and using what you have learnt as evidence to support your arguments in seminars, presentations and written assignments. two students reading

Reading, note-taking and referencing is at the heart of all academic study. Knowing how to use other people's work selectively and appropriately is a fundamental academic discipline, and allows you to show where your work sits as part of a web of academic knowledge.

We also have a series of bitesize video tutorials on referencing:

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Essay writing for university

Wed 22 Oct, 2.00-3.30 pm 

Palmer 1.07

This session will take an overview of the essay writing process, looking at what markers are looking for in essays at university  and providing tips and suggestions to help you develop your essay writing.

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