Workshops

Here you find a list of English workshops organised by the Study Guidance Centre in 2016-2017. They are free for VUB students, but registration is mandatory. Once enlisted, we expect you to be there. 

Study plan

- How to best plan ahead?
- Setting priorities? Creating your time schedule/table?
- Avoiding procrastination?

The workshop is free for students at VUB, but registration is mandatory.

 

Study plan

Etterbeek

 

Study skills

  • What is active learning?
  • How can you make a brief not of key themes?
  • How to stay motivated?

In this workshop you learn how to plan ahead and what the essential skills for studying are. 

 

Study skills

Etterbeek
 

Exam skills

- How to prepare for your exams?
- How to stay motivated?
- How to prepare for oral exams?

 

Register for this workshop and improve your exam performance.

 

Exam skills

Etterbeek
 

Planning for exams

- Building your exam schedule?
- How to plan ahead?
- Reducing stress?

 

Planning for exams

Etterbeek
 

Dealing with stress

  • What is stress and what does it do to your body?
  • How can you recognise stress?
  • What are symptoms of stress?

This workshop helps you to get a better understanding of what study stress is.

 

Dealing with stress

Etterbeek
 

Exam stress? Learn to relax.

  • Why is it important to relax?
  • How to relax?

On your way to a healthy balance. In this workshop students will be introduced to a variety of relaxation exercises and learn how those can help to reduce (exam)stress.  The workshop includes active exercises, therefore loose fitting/comfortable clothes are advised.

 

Exam stress? Learn to relax

Etterbeek
 

How to start a bachelor or master thesis project?

- How do you get started?
- What do you ask your (future) promotor?
- How do you chose a subject? 

Tips and tricks to find a subject

 

How to start a bachelor or master thesis project?

Etterbeek
 

A bachelor or master thesis: the necessary steps

- How do you write a research problem?
- What is the difference between sources and literature?
- Which research method will you use?
- How do you make an efficient long-term planning?

From the start of your research to the complete project

 

A bachelor or master thesis: the necessary steps

Etterbeek

  Tuesday 21 March 2017 from 6 PM  to 8 PM

 

Writing a bachelor or master thesis

- Do you use “I” or “us”?
- How do you write a fluent report?  
- How to prevent plagiarism?

Tips and tricks for writing an academic paper

 

Writing a Bachelor’s paper/Master’s thesis

Etterbeek

Thesis café

The objective of the thesis café is to create a relaxed atmosphere to write your master thesis or paper. It is not a lecture or seminar but a social event aimed at motivating you to write.

Practical

  • Location: campus Etterbeek
  • Meetings will take place every Wednesday from 2 PM to 5 PM during weeks 22 to 40 (no meetings during weeks 29 and 30 - Easter Holidays).
  • Each meeting consists of three blocks of 45 minutes. Snacks and drinks are provided during the breaks.
  • Initiative of the faculty ES but open to all students
  • Registering is strongly recommended