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The Skills@Cumbria team are happy to offer webinars in a number of topics. This is additional to any workshops that may be offered to your subject group, online support and appointments with the Skills@Cumbria team.  

Technical requirements

Webinars are offered via Skype for Business, which is available to all students though Office365. You will need to be able to see video and listen to audio. You will be invited to participate using the chat function, interactive elements and you can use your webcam and microphone if you wish. Please sign up using your university email address and include your student number. Booking will close on the morning of each webinar and an invite will be sent to your student email address that day.

If you experience any problems you can access support via the Skype page or contacting the IT Helpdesk.

  • Getting started with academic writing

    This webinar will cover:

    • Structuring your work
    • What should be in a paragraph
    • Using literature in your work
    • Academic writing style
    • Before you submit

    You can also access our writing at university page for further support.

    Please use the link below to book a place on this webinar, and click on Select a Date to see the available dates:

    Academic Writing Webinars

  • Referencing with Cite Them Right

    This webinar will cover:

    • Why do we reference at university?
    • Creating in-text citations
    • Writing your reference list
    • Using the Cite Them Right ebook and Quick Guide to referencing

    You can also access our referencing page for further support.

    Please use the link below to book a place on this webinar, and click on Select A Date to see the dates available:

    Referencing with Cite Them Right webinars

  • Searching Skills

    This webinar will cover:

    • Beginning your research
    • Search strategies
    • OneSearch and advanced searching
    • Finding subject specific resources

    You can also access our finding information page for further support. You may find our troubleshooting page useful too.

    Please use the link below to book a place on this webinar, and click on Select A Date to see the dates available:

    Searching Skills webinars