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Easter vacation study support

April 6, 2017

There will be a reduced service providing study skills support during the Easter vacation.

Tutorial appointments will be available at most of the campuses from Monday 10th April to Thursday 13th April 2017 and then Monday 24th April to Friday 28th April 2017.

Details can be found via the online booking system as usual

There will be no drop-in sessions during the vacation period.

Xmas closure dates

November 30, 2016

Get ready for the Xmas break ! Ensure you have all your study skill resources ready.

EDiC Summer Opening Details 2013

June 6, 2013

During the vacation period of 10th June to 13th September, the Drop-In Centres will be operating on a Summer timetable as follows:

Locations and opening times:
The Treforest Centre will be open in Student Services (C-Block) on Wednesdays only from 9.30am – 4.30pm.
The Glyntaff Centre will be open daily (Monday to Friday) in the Elaine Morgan building from 9.30am – 4.30pm.
The Cardiff ATRiUM Centre will be open in CA8 on most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am – 4.30pm. In addition, we will be offering an early evening service on most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4.30pm – 6.30pm.

Easter 2013 Opening details for the Education Drop-in Centres

March 14, 2013

During the Easter period the Education Drop-in Centres (EDIC) are open, but with reduced hours. So please book early!

There will be limited tutorials available: 25th – 28th March and 8th – 12th April.
There will be NO tutorials available Good Friday 29th March to Friday 5th April

We recommend that you contact us before making a special journey, to make sure there will be someone available to speak with you.

During this vacation time, please continue to make use of our online materials and the information handouts found in our centres and the libraries at each of the three campuses.

If you would like to book an appointment to meet with a tutor, then please send your request by e-mail or leave an answer phone message on 01443 482990, providing as much information as possible:

  • name
  • telephone number
  • enrolment number
  • dates and times you are free
  • preferred campus to attend

FREE workshops - improve your academic skills and make a difference!

January 22, 2013

We are pleased to announce that our Spring programme of free workshops is starting on 18th February 2013 at the Treforest campus (with Maths workshops also offered at Glyntaff).

With the Study Right workshop series we can show you how to prepare for exams, find information for your assignments or dissertations, reference correctly, give effective presentations, take the mystery out of maths and more…

The programme is designed to help you make the most of your studies here at Glamorgan. You can learn, or improve on, the skills needed to write excellent assignments, make the most of library resources and give your academic life a boost.

Our Spring 2013 programme includes:

  • Academic writing
  • Critical analysis
  • Effective presentations
  • Essay writing skills
  • Finding information
  • Preparing for exams
  • Referencing
  • Reflective Writing
  • Report Writing – Business
  • Maths – Differentiation
  • Maths – Quadratic equations
  • Maths – Trigonometry

FREE workshops to help you improve your academic performance!

September 27, 2012

We are pleased to announce that the Autumn programme of free workshops is starting on 15th October 2012 at the Treforest campus (with Maths workshops also offered at Glyntaff). The programme is designed to help you make the most of your studies here at Glamorgan. You can learn, or improve on, the skills needed to write excellent assignments, make the most of library resources and become an accomplished student.

The workshops series includes:

  • Academic writing
  • Critical analysis
  • Effective presentations
  • Essay writing skills
  • Finding information
  • Managing study
  • Note-taking
  • Referencing
  • Reflective Writing
  • Report Writing – General or Scientific
  • Maths – Algebra refresher
  • Maths – Quadratic equations
  • Maths – Trigonometry
  • Statistics – Descriptive statistics

EDiC Summer Opening Details 2012

May 25, 2012

During the vacation period of 6th June to 7th September, the Drop-in Centres will be operating on a Summer timetable as follows:

Easter 2012 Opening details for the Drop-in Centres

March 7, 2012

During the Easter period the Education Drop-in Centres (EDIC) are open, but with reduced hours. So please book early!

We recommend that you contact us before making a special journey, to make sure there will be someone available to speak with you.

There will be limited tutorials available: 2nd – 5th April and 16th – 20th April.
There will be NO tutorials available 6th April (Good Friday); 9th – 13th April (including Easter Monday)

FREE Study Right Workshops - Spring programme 2012

February 1, 2012

We are pleased to announce that our Spring programme of free workshops is starting on Monday 6th February 2012 at the Treforest campus. The programme is designed to help you make the most of your studies here at Glamorgan. You can learn, or improve on, the skills needed to write excellent assignments, make the most of library resources and become an accomplished student.

FREE Study Right Workshops – Autumn programme 2011

October 5, 2011

We are pleased to announce that the Autumn programme of free workshops is starting on 17th October 2011 at the Treforest campus. The programme is designed to help you make the most of your studies here at Glamorgan. You can learn, or improve on, the skills needed to write excellent assignments, make the most of library resources and become an accomplished student.

Get help with resits and resubmissions

June 24, 2011

Once you have had your results, you may be in the position of requiring advice and support to help you with your re-submission of assignments or retaking of exams.

Do you want answers about how you can improve your academic skills?

November 12, 2010

The Education Drop-in Centres have a wide range of resources available to help you achieve more. Our online “handouts”:https://blackboard.glam.ac.uk/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp?tab_tab_group_id=_6_1&url=%2Fwebapps%2Fblackboard%2Fexecute%2Flauncher%3Ftype%3DCourse%26id%3D_435_1%26url%3D mean you don’t need to look far to find those answers and we will soon have the University’s new referencing guide in our collection to help with your citation questions.

Easter 2010 Opening details for the Drop-in Centres

March 12, 2010

The Education Drop-in Centres (EDIC) are open during the Easter period, with staff available at the following times:

Week commencing 29th March
Treforest – CLOSED
Glyntaff – open all week, except Friday 2nd April
Cardiff – open Monday 29th March only

Week commencing 5th April
ALL centres CLOSED

Week commencing 12th April
Treforest – open Wednesday 14th April only
Glyntaff – open all week
Cardiff – open Monday 12th April and Thursday 15th April only

Pick up your free calendar from the Education Drop-in Centres

November 17, 2009

The free calendars offered by the Education Drop-in Centres (EDIC) have almost all gone.

Covering the whole of the academic year for 2009-10 they include a timeline with term dates, monthly panels, notes panels, handy tips and details about the support available from EDIC and the Learning Resources Centre (LRC).

The calendar is versatile – keep it folded in your bag or open it out to use on your wall.

Don’t miss out! Get yours today.

Plagiarism Quiz - final date for entries

November 11, 2009

The Education Drop-in Centres (EDIC) have had an overwhelming response to the “Stop Stealing – Plagiarism Quiz” this term. If you have not yet entered then you still have time. The closing date for entries is Monday 16th November 2009.

Interim EDiC Glyntaff provisions

September 21, 2009

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Education Drop-in Centre in Glyntaff can be found in the Glyntaff LRC until refurbishment is completed in the Elaine Morgan building.

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