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Students with computers in the library.Here you can find information which is particularly useful for students who want general support with their academic studies. On the library website there is more information about other services and support offered by the library.

Studietipset – Seminars

Studietipset is a series of seminars dealing with a range of themes which all Södertörn University students should find useful. The events listed below take place at Södertörn University and no registration is necessary. You can attend as many times as you wish. All events are free of charge.

PLEASE NOTE: All seminars are in Swedish language only, except those marked with *

Spring Term 2018

Welcome to university world! – Monday 22 January, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
We explain what is meant by “lecture”, “seminar” and “take-home examination” as well as other terms which are important to know for your studies.

Study techniques – Tuesday 23 January, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
How to prepare and reduce stress whilst studying.

Understanding academic texts – Wednesday 24 January, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
Learn new strategies for reading academic texts. What is an academic text and how can I understand it? We will discuss academic genres and terms present in writing at university level.

Understanding examination questions – Thursday 25 January, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
What is the difference between referencing, discussing, analysing and reviewing? How do I interpret the instructions for closed examinations and take-home examinations?

Writing academic texts – Monday 29 January, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
What is an academic text and how are academic texts written? We will discuss academic genres and terms present in writing at university level.

How to cite and reference – Tuesday 30 January, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
When and why do I need to give references in my written exams?

Mental training – Wednesday 31 January, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
Get advice on how to overcome performance anxiety and how to find balance in your everyday life.

Dare to speak – Thursday 1 February, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor

*Academic writing in English – Monday 5 February, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
How to read and write an academic text: We discuss the structure and language of an academic text.

Relaxation – Tuesday 6 February, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
Learn about meditation as a way of unwinding and preventing stress.

For effective group work – Wednesday 7 February, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
Group work of different types is common at the university. Here you can get to know how to create a good group-climate and effective cooperation.

Study and career planning – [Not scheduled yet], 10–15 in Kompassen (Building F, entrance floor)
Welcome to a mini-exhibition in the university information and guidance centre, Kompassen! Before the last registration day (18 April) for courses and programmes, all study and career guidance advisors are available in Kompassen to answer any questions you may have.

Study techniques – Monday 9 April, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
How to prepare and reduce stress whilst studying.

Writing academic texts – Tuesday 10 April, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
What is an academic text and how are academic texts written? We will discuss academic genres and terms present in writing at university level.

Mental training – Wednesday 11 April, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
Get advice on how to overcome performance anxiety and how to find balance in your everyday life.

*Academic writing in English – Thursday 12 April, 12:15–12:45 in the Library, entrance floor
How to read and write an academic text: We discuss the structure and language of an academic text.

Arranged by: The Study Support Unit (Studieverkstan).

Do you want to know more? Contact Studieverkstan: studieverkstan@sh.se

Arranged by: The Study Support Unit.

Do you want to know more?
Contact us: studieverkstan@sh.se