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Come along to a one to one session where we will talk you through the process of designing and performing a presentation of your work.

We will ask you to book a follow up session where you present something to us in a safe space using the tips and techniques discussed in the one to one and we will offer feedback.

These sessions are tailored to you and we will cover the issues that are most important to you. Come with all of your questions.

By the end of the sessions you will be more confidant on:

  • Structuring your presentation clearly and sensibly
  • How to design useful slides
  • How to give a good performance

Please email any questions to

Engineering: Report Writing Tue 22 May 2018   13:00 Finished

Learn to identify the characteristics of a good report. From an accurate, concise and persuasive writing style to a well organised, well-presented layout and format.

This workshop will help you understand the purpose of a report, how to plan it and how best to structure it in terms of presentation and layout. It will also offer 'good advice' on what you should (and should not) do.

There will be a pre-course questionnaire and you will find it helpful to bring along a previously written report Please email any questions to

Engineering: Referencing "And then they said..." new Thu 17 May 2018   13:00 Finished

This workshop will help you understand the purpose of referencing and how to do it easily. By the end of the hour you will be able to:

  • Understand why we reference
  • Recognise what information makes up a reference
  • Know how to incorporate references into your work
  • Know about difference referencing styles

This is a beginner's class but can be used to refresh your memory on basic referencing.

Please email any questions to

This session will look at ways to plan your 4th year project, manage your time, and tips on conducting a literature search.

With some mention of the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

You may find it useful to bring your own laptop.

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Mon 4 Jun 2018 13:00 [Places]
Thu 7 Jun 2018 13:00 [Places]
Tue 12 Jun 2018 13:00 [Places]
Engineering: Document Preparation using LaTeX Fri 27 Oct 2017   15:00 Finished

An introduction to LaTeX's concepts and related learning material. Further information available at

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Tim Love,

Engineering: LaTeX for report-writing Fri 3 Nov 2017   15:00 Finished

More advanced LaTeX for longer documents. If you have a question about this talk, please contact Tim Love,

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