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Working Successfully from Home     show
While some enjoy working from home and can get a lot accomplished, others find it a challenge. This session will focus on how to deal with distractions, balance working from home with children, focus on the Big 3, work from home and possibly even get more done than normal.

Target Audience: All staff at all levels


ADR - Setting SMART Objectives     show
This 20 minute video will be of interest to all Staff who are involved in the ADR process as either a reviewer or reviewee. The video will look at the ADR process and how to set objectives for the ADR process.

Target Audience: All Staff


ADR: A Focused Conversation (Academic, Research, Teaching & KE)     show
This 60 minute ZOOM session is for Academic and Academic related staff who are ADR reviewers.

Target Audience: Academic and Academic related staff who are ADR reviewers


ADR: A Focused Conversation (APS, Operational & Technical)     show
This 60 minute ZOOM session is for APS, Operational & Technical staff who are ADR reviewers.

Target Audience: APS, Operational & Technical staff who are ADR reviewers


An Introduction to Inclusive Teaching Practice     show
To raise awareness of disability related issues in higher education To consider strategies to make your teaching and learning more inclusive

Target Audience: Academic Staff


Aurora: Developing Influential, Impactful Female Leaders     show
An event to inform on Advance HE’s Aurora programme and to hear experiences from Strathclyde women who have taken part.

Target Audience: All staff


Briefing Session - Managing Work Related Stress for Managers     show
The University is responsible for the implementation of measures to prevent work related stress. It is essential that managers are advised and trained in managing this issue. We have a duty to risk assess all hazards in the workplace.

Target Audience: Staff


Chairing Meetings     show
This short course introduces delegates to the key skills and techniques required to chair a meeting effectively.

Target Audience: Intended for people who have little or no experience of Chairing meetings and who expect to have to chair a meeting within the next 6 months.


Coaching Conversations     show
This course is aimed at leaders & managers. This course will provide participants with the background knowledge of non-directive coaching and techniques that can be employed in a coaching approach, coaching practice and feedback.

Target Audience: Managers and Leaders


Coaching Conversations for Staff     show
Coaching Conversations for Operational Staff workshop

Target Audience: All Staff


Compendex, Inspec & GEOBASE - Your projects, dissertations & research.     show
Learn how these databases can help you in your research. A live demo session with Q&A.

Target Audience: Open to staff and students. The session will most benefit Science & Engineering students from UG 3rd year (doing project work) onwards


Confident Engagements     show
The course will focus on tools and techniques for developing confidence in general and the confidence to behave in an assertive manner in your dealings with others in the workplace. It is aimed at support staff in non-supervisory or non-managerial roles.

Target Audience: Support staff in non-supervisory or non-managerial roles


Confident Presentation Skills     show
These half day workshops will benefit staff at all levels by giving them the tools to communicate effectively in presentations to audiences of all sizes.

Target Audience: All Staff


Copyright for Referencing     show
Copyright is an important aspect of your University studies. This short course is designed to help you understand what it is, how referencing helps you comply with copyright, when exceptions apply and when you might need permission to use other people’s stuff.

Target Audience: All students and staff


Customer Service Skills     show
Participants in this workshop will gain invaluable skills and techniques that are the fundamentals of service professionalism and you will be encourage to take pride in what you do.

Target Audience: All Staff


DDC Disability Awareness     show
Workshop on Disability Awareness for Departmental Disability Contacts as part of a training and development programme.

Target Audience: Departmental Disability Contacts


Delegation Skills     show
This course is an introduction to delegation. Delegation is a skill which can be learned and aids team productivity and morale. It is a development process and helps people and teams to develop to their full potential.

Target Audience: Staff Supervisors


Departmental Fire Safety Training     show
To provide comprehensive guidance and advice regarding the roles and responsbilities of both Fire Safety Co-ordinators and Fire Safety Assistants, to ensure fire safety is managed on a day-to-day basis and suitable arrangements are in place to effect a safe evacuation of the building.

Target Audience: Staff


Effective Team Remote Working     show
In the current climate of remote working, this course aims to provide you with an overview of some tools and techniques to allow you to effectively remotely manage a team.

Target Audience: Staff with team leading responsibilities


Elsevier Researcher Academy seminar     show
How to write a great research paper, and get it accepted by a good journal.

Target Audience: PhD Students, Staff, Researchers and Library staff


EndNote Desktop – incorporating discovery and output (WebEx meeting)     show
EndNote is a type of reference management software that enables users to manage references and import them directly into Word documents.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Students and Staff


Endnote Desktop Follow-up Drop-ins (online)     show
A drop-in library support session to answer your questions and assist you with Endnote desktop. This will take place online via Zoom. Please ensure that you have attended one of our Endnote desktop classes before attending this follow-up session.

Target Audience: PhD, postgraduate, and final year undergraduate students


Endnote One to One Consultation Sessions (online)     show
These follow-up Endnote one to one consultation sessions provide an opportunity to meet with one of the Research and Learning Support team to answer your Endnote questions. Please ensure that you have attended one of our Endnote classes before attending this follow-up session.

Target Audience: PhD, postgraduate, and final year undergraduate students


Endnote Online Follow-up Drop-ins (online)     show
A drop-in library support session to answer your questions and assist you with Endnote online. This will take place online via Zoom. Please ensure that you have attended one of our Endnote online classes before attending this follow-up session.

Target Audience: PhD, postgraduate, and final year undergraduate students


Evaluating information - Skills Boost     show
Learn techniques to help you evaluate information and discover a range of places to search for high quality, academic materials. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions.

Target Audience: Undergraduates and taught Postgraduates


Exam preparation - Skills Boost     show
Looking at both preparation and performance, this workshop explores ways to successfully negotiate the exam process. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions.

Target Audience: All students and staff.


Facilitation     show
This course is aimed at developing your skills and confidence when facilitating improvement workshops.

Target Audience: Staff who are responsible for leading change or improvement initiatives.


Finding books, searching SUPrimo and Reading Lists - Skills Boost     show
Learn how to use SUPrimo. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions.

Target Audience: Academic and Support Staff, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students


Focus! Plan! Attack!     show
Focus! Plan! Attack! workload management. A practical 1 day course full of tips and tricks to help you feel on top of your work rather than being buried by it. Regain your personal life even in a climate of doing more with less using an advanced common sense!

Target Audience: All Staff


How to address some of researchers’ pressing questions with Scopus     show
This live demonstration introduces Scopus as a tool for research students and researchers who need access to the latest relevant research. It is aimed at beginners and intermediate users.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Students, Academic staff, Researchers, and Library staff


How to get published in a scholarly journal: top tips from a publisher     show
You’ve completed your research and want to publish your work in a peer-reviewed journal. Are you wondering where to start? This seminar will cover how to get published in a scholarly journal, with top tips from the publisher.

Target Audience: Postgraduate students, Early Career Researchers.


ILM 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring - Information Session     show
This information session will give potential participants wishing to embark on the ILM 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring the opportunity to discover more about the programme.

Target Audience: Colleagues wishing to gain a coaching qualification and have responsibility for developing others.


ILM 5 Coaching and Mentoring - Catch up Session     show
ILM 5 Coaching and Mentoring - Catch up Session

Target Audience: Current participants working on ILM 5 Coaching and Mentoring


Improve Productivity … Reduce Stress     show
Join this interactive course as productivity expert David Longstaff, teaches how to manage a complex workload in a world of change. These live hands-on events include how to set up tools such as MS Outlook, OneNote and To Do. Note: previously under the title of Focus! Plan! Attack!

Target Audience: All staff at all levels


Influencing and Negotiating Skills     show
This half day workshop will develop your influencing and negotiating skills. It will explore a range of tried and tested models to help you get results, appreciate effective influencing behaviours and encourage positive conversations with others.

Target Audience: For those needing to get results with and through other people


Inspec Analytics     show
An interactive session looking at a research intelligence tool for physics, engineering and technology.

Target Audience: Open to all staff and students. The session will most benefit research staff, research students, library staff and strategic managers.


Introduction to ScienceDirect: More than a full text platform     show
This webinar will cover the advantages of using ScienceDirect as a search platform, as well as useful features and tips and tricks to help you be more efficient in your research.

Target Audience: All Students, Academic staff, Researchers, and Library staff


Leadership Development Prog (1st line leadership) - Info Session     show
This is an hour session which will introduce participants to the course content and structure, how to engage in the optional elements of the programme, pre-programme objective setting and the options for ILM accreditation.

Target Audience: First Line Managers responsible for Supervising Staff


Lean for Leaders     show
Lean for Leaders is a course of training that focuses on process analysis and improvement tools. It’s a combination of training and practical mentoring.

Target Audience: Staff who are responsible for leading people, change, or process improvement initiatives.


Library Lounge - Support Services for New Students     show
Support services across the University continue to provide guidance and support to all students. Come along to our online catch up to find out more.

Target Audience: New Students


Library Lounge - Support Services for Students     show
Support services across the University continue to provide guidance and support to all students. Come along to our online catch up to find out more.

Target Audience: All students


Library Lounge: Dissertation advice drop in sessions     show
Not sure where to start with your dissertation? Join our informal advice session hosted by staff from Study Skills and the Library.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate students undertaking dissertations, but any students or staff are welcome to attend.


Library Lounge: Getting started with your dissertation     show
Not sure where to start with your dissertation? Join our informal advice session hosted by staff from Study Skills and the Library.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate students undertaking dissertations, but any students or staff are welcome to attend.


Library Lounge: Virtual Study Sessions.     show
An alternative way to study with other students in an online managed study environment. These virtual study sessions will help you to dedicate specific time to focus on your coursework whilst feeling connected and supported by studying alongside other students.

Target Audience: All students.


Living with Stress and Anxiety     show
Are you experiencing the effects of Stress or Anxiety or both? The disability service is running a programme on Mindfulness which will allow students to deal more effectively with the issues of stress and anxiety.

Target Audience: Undergradate and Postgraduate


Management Development: Leading Change     show
This one day workshop will help leaders effectively embed change. It will explore the change process and consider practical ways that leaders can manage change, how to support people through change and how to enhance their own resilience throughout change.

Target Audience: For any member of staff who is managing and leading change


Managing Stress and Anxiety     show
MANAGING STRESS & ANXIETY: Ideas and Strategies: A series of four 1 hour stand alone workshops that participants can join at anytime.

Target Audience: All Students and Staff


Mentoring @ Strathclyde: Information Session     show
This information session will introduce you to the current Mentoring @ Strathclyde Schemes to support staff with their career development.

Target Audience: Academic Staff, Research Staff; Support Staff and Teaching Staff interested in mentoring


Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)     show
The mindfulness based stress reduction programme (MBSR) is designed to help you learn new ways of managing difficult physical sensations, feelings and moods. The core skill that you will learn is mindfulness, a way of paying attention, on purpose, non judgementally.

Target Audience: undergraduate and postgraduate students


Mindfulness Orientation Session     show
This is an introduction to mindfulness for students who are wishing to explore what mindfulness is and how it may be helpful in their life. After this session you can decide whether you wish to book on to the 8 week Mindfulness programme within the university.

Target Audience: All Students and Staff


Online Library Support for staff and students     show
Information session focusing on Library developments and services for 2021/22.

Target Audience: Academic and Support Staff.


Perfectionism and Self-Compassion     show
A Psycho-educational programme looking at the relationship between Perfectionism and Self-compassion

Target Audience: undergraduate and postgraduate students


Presentation Event - Technical Staff Development Programme     show
Presentation of the Internal Award for the Technical Staff Development Programme

Target Audience: Participants of Leadership Licence Programme


Presentation: Henry Stewart Talks Business & Management Collection     show
Showing how HSTalks Business & Management Collection can be used to support and extend teaching and learning.

Target Audience: Strathclyde Business School Academic staff


Principles & Practice of Risk Assessment (Classroom Based)     show
The course will enable departments to comply with the current Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations and with the University Health and Safety Policy.<br/>Mandatory for those who are currently, or could potentially, be responsible for undertaking general risk assessments.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


Professional Services Development Programme     show
The purpose of the programme is to equip admin staff to develop in their role. It has been designed to support the standards as described in both the Strathclyde Job Level Descriptors and the SVQ Level 4 award in Administration.

Target Audience: APS Staff Grade 4 and above


Professional Services Development Programme- Info Session     show
This is an hour session which will introduce participants to the course programme, content and structure

Target Audience: APS Staff Grade 4 and above


Referencing skills: how and why you should reference - Skills Boost     show
How and why you should reference - Skills Boost. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions.

Target Audience: All students and staff


Referencing with APA7 (Online)     show
Undergraduate and postgraduate students can sign-up for this online workshop to take part in activities and learn the fundamentals of writing references using APA7.

Target Audience: Undergraduates and Postgraduates


Report Writing     show
Learn how to structure a persuasive and compelling report, together with refreshing your knowledge of Plain English, grammar and punctuation.

Target Audience: Anyone new to writing reports, or who wishes to improve their skills in this vital area.


Scopus Live Training for Postgraduate Students and Researchers     show
How to address some of researchers’ most pressing questions with Scopus.

Target Audience: PhD Students, Staff, Researchers and Library staff


Scopus Yourself - Learn all about Scopus author profiles     show
Author level metrics may be used for tenure, funding and for other research performance based decisions; therefore, it is important to ensure your researcher profile reflects your information correctly.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Students, Academic staff, Researchers, and Library staff


Scopus: Understanding Research Metrics and using these responsibly     show
This lecture will provide a high-level understanding of some of the publication and citation metrics and how they are calculated.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Students, Academic staff, Researchers, and Library staff


SEES Gathering: Marketing at Strathclyde     show
A rolling programme of staff engagement sessions for all SEES staff which will provide opportunities for getting to know each other; providing updates; Q&A sessions; networking opportunities; greater understanding about the diversity of SEES and sharing best practice.

Target Audience: Staff


SEES Gatherings: Annual Plans & Engagement Session     show
A rolling programme of staff engagement sessions for all SEES staff. This session will focus on the directorate's annual plans for 2016/17.

Target Audience: All SEES staff


SEES Gatherings: Mentoring     show
A rolling programme of staff engagement sessions for all SEES staff which will provide opportunities for getting to know each other; providing updates; Q&A sessions; networking opportunities; greater understanding about the diversity of SEES; sharing best practice.

Target Audience: All SEES staff


SEES XMAS Gathering     show
Our SEES Christmas Celebration is great fun and a lovely opportunity to spend time together. As usual we'll be serving seasonal treats and refreshments - and not just mince pies, I promise!

Target Audience: All SEES staff


Speaking in Public     show
This programme consists of 2 workshops which will help delegates develop their public speaking skills, improving their ability to communicate in all situations from interviews, to day to day interactions.

Target Audience: Staff who deliver presentations in public


SPIRAL - Applying for Post-Doctoral Fellowships     show
In this workshop you will find out what steps you should take, time frames, what a fellowship involves, international options, how to apply, the different types of fellowships available and how to use your connections to your advantage.

Target Audience: Early Career Research Staff / Postdocs


SPIRAL - Attract Research Funding; Writing & Applying For Fellowships     show
A career in research is exciting, varied and gives you the opportunity to be at the cutting edge of discovery in your chosen field, but it is a highly competitive environment and researchers from all over the world aspire to reach the top of the profession.

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL - Broadcast Media Training for Academics     show
This sessions offers the knowledge and skills to communicate research through the media. It covers broadcast interview training and discussion on how to understand what the media are looking for.

Target Audience: Staff, PGRs


SPIRAL - Careers Beyond Academia     show
There are a number of options outside of academia that are open to postdocs. Not everyone chooses to climb the academic ladder and many researchers are unaware of the variety of other options that are available.

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL - Careers Within & Beyond Academia: Planning a Research Career     show
Interested in continuing in research? Then it is never too early to start planning your career trajectory & thinking about the direction you want to go. Research is exciting, competitive & a challenging career choice requiring strategic planning, seeking opportunities & networking.

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL - Communicate with Confidence: Straight Talking - Online     show
As you grow in seniority, your interactions with colleagues and clients can become more complex. This opens up exciting opportunities but also poses potential challenges. This half-day course is a practical and engaging exploration of these areas of communication.

Target Audience: Academic, Teaching, Research and KE staff


SPIRAL - Engaging with Industrial Partners     show
This practical ½ day workshop is to support academics become more effective at engaging with industry partners. It has a specific focus on Research and KE activities within a consultancy role to the industrial partner.

Target Audience: For those who are engaging with industry partners


SPIRAL - Exploring Enterprise & KE     show
Exploring Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange invites participants to examine their conception of enterprise & knowledge exchange. The session focuses on breaking down myths, misconceptions and exploring the potential and value of a wider and more inclusive approach to enterprise & KE.

Target Audience: All Staff


SPIRAL - Exploring Entrepreneurship     show
With an opportunity to meet the University’s IP & Commercialisation team, this workshop covers an introduction to intellectual property rights, including protection, disclosure, inventors & ownership, next steps for getting involved, Entrepreneurship & KE training opportunities.

Target Audience: Academic/Research/KE & Professional Services Staff


SPIRAL - Figures, Images & Visualising Information     show
This workshop is designed to introduce participants to various types of visual formats including standard graphs, information visualisations and graphics for publication.

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL - Impact and Influence     show
This lively and enjoyable session, run by VOX Coaching, will explore practical communication skills that will help you increase your confidence, become someone to whom others want to listen and achieve greater impact and influence.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


SPIRAL - In the Spotlight     show
This stimulating and involving course, run by VOX Coaching, will help you gain confidence and speak compellingly in front of any audience.

Target Audience: For those who would like to get their voice heard and increase their confidence when communicating with any audience


SPIRAL - Leading and Managing Research Staff     show
This workshop explores how you take a structured approach to leading and managing research staff to get the best from your team.

Target Audience: Academic / Fellows / Senior Postdocs


SPIRAL - Managing and Delivering Successful CPD Sessions     show
A highly practical full-day, fully online workshop for staff designing or delivering professional development sessions for external stakeholders (e.g. colleagues from other institutions, industry, government, etc.) with a focus on engagement and effectiveness.

Target Audience: For academics / researchers expected to deliver CPD sessions to groups of professionals


SPIRAL - Motivating and Developing Teams     show
This workshop will help you manage your research team to deliver successful projects, work effectively through your team delivering results and develop others' capability to perform. The workshop will offer a range of practical tools and approaches to extend your management skills.

Target Audience: Research leaders and those aspiring to be


SPIRAL - Negotiation & Relationship Building Skills     show
This sessions offers practical tips on how to negotiate, network & build relationships in the business world. Offering insights into relevant business practices & pathways, it sets out how to identify key personnel, nurture contacts as well as securing deals & exchanging contracts.

Target Audience: Staff, PGRs


SPIRAL - Online Research Grant Application Writers’ Workshop     show
Self-paced online course, targeted at staff new to writing funding applications. Learn how research grants are awarded, how this affects the way to write applications; develop relevant skills; learn strategies to write a grant-application as quickly as possible

Target Audience: Academic, Research, KE and Teaching Staff


SPIRAL - Preparing and Applying for Fellowships     show
This workshop will provide participants with information about types of fellowships, the application/selection processes and support available to those seeking to apply for fellowships at Strathclyde.

Target Audience: For Research Assistants, Research Associates and Research Fellows


SPIRAL - Research Integrity in Practice     show
This highly interactive workshop suits anyone looking to enhance their own and other’s practice. Plenty of exploration of fundamentals, along with discussion and application to your situation. We aim to make the subject a lively and vital part of your daily practice as a researcher.

Target Audience: Anyone looking to enhance their own, or others' practice. Research & academic staff.


SPIRAL - Social Media for Business & Industry Engagement     show
This sessions offers the knowledge and skills to use social media for business and industry engagement. It covers all aspects of social media usage including analytics and social media marketing and management.

Target Audience: Staff, PGRs


SPIRAL - Strathclyde Writing Retreat     show
The Strathclyde Writing Retreat is a fully online series of workshops and supports participants wishing to make significant progress on writing projects by allowing sufficient time to immerse themselves in the writing activity and to benefit from peer support.

Target Audience: All Staff


SPIRAL -Personal Effectiveness Series: Effecting Positive Engagements     show
This workshop will offer tools and techniques to present yourself in a confident and assertive manner. It will help you get your message across and influence others in an effective and positive way whilst still maintaining your authenticity.

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE & teaching staff


Staff Photo Sessions     show
Photo sessions for staff

Target Audience: Staff


STEP - Managing Your Time Well     show
Part of the Keeping well Teaching well series, this session will allow participants to explore issues relating to managing time, particularly in a learning and teaching context (though the session will not be restricted to this).

Target Audience: Any staff involved in Learning and Teaching


STEP - Setting Up a Basic Forum     show
This Zoom Taught course introduces participants to the pedagogical considerations of setting up a meaningful discussion forum. It will also provide a student perspective of using such and supervised practical experience in setting-up and configuring this flexible active learning tool.

Target Audience: Teaching and Admin Staff


STEP - Setting up Basic Quizzes     show
This course will introduce participants to the main pedagogical uses of quizzes and the key principles of good question design.

Target Audience: Teaching and Admin Staff


STEP - Writing good multiple-choice questions - Online Session     show
Zoom-taught exploration of evidence-based practice for writing good (or bad!) MCQ, and approaches to testing higher-order thinking skills.

Target Audience: All staff who teach using multiple choice questions


Strathclyde Carers' Group     show
Bi-monthly meetings at which carers can network, provide feedback on University support for carers and hear speakers on topics of interest to carers.

Target Audience: All staff


Stress Buster     show
A course based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy teaching you strategies to deal with Anxiety and Stress.

Target Audience: Students Postgrad and undergrad


Student Discipline Procedure: Stage 1 Overview     show
The briefing session has been designed to support members of staff involved in managing reports of student misconduct (academic and non-academic) and to ensure that investigations are conducted and concluded in accordance with University policy and procedures.

Target Audience: Academic, Professional Services and Admin/Support staff, particularly those in a front-line role or directly involved in student misconduct cases.


Team-based Innovation     show
This course identifies the behaviours and structures which create the environment for supporting staff to innovate within their own teams.

Target Audience: Staff with Team Lead responsibilities


Technical Staff Programme Level 1 - Information Session     show
A one hour session which will provide an overview of the individual development sessions, how to engage in the optional elements of the programme, pre-programme objective setting, and the options for Professional Registration and external accreditation.

Target Audience: Technical staff - grades 3-5


Technical Staff Programme Level 2 - Information Session     show
A one hour session which will provide an overview of the individual development sessions, how to engage in the optional elements of the programme, pre-programme objective setting, and the options for Professional Registration and external accreditation.

Target Audience: Technical staff - grades 6-8


Technician’s Development Session – CPD Opportunities     show
Are you a technician interested in your continual professional development? Come along and hear how you can benefit from HEaTED CPD activities. HEaTED has thousands of CPD activities, designed to inspire technicians at every stage of their career.

Target Audience: Technicians


Tips to boost your wellbeing - Skills Boost     show
Our 30 min skills boost session will provide you with tips to boost your emotional wellbeing and mental health. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions.

Target Audience: All students and staff.


Using Web of Science for research     show
How to use Web of Science to find out about developments in your research field.

Target Audience: Staff and PostGraduates


Work Equipment & Machinery Safety     show
This course is aimed at academic and technical staff responsible for designing, modifying, purchasing and managing work equipment/machinery. It seeks to provide sufficient knowledge and skills to enable attendees to:

Target Audience: Staff and Post-Graduates


Write to Recovery Group 7     show
9 therapeutic writing workshops for people experiencing emotional difficulties or mental ill-health. No writing experience is necessary. These facilitated sessions will support you to find your creative juices. "Writing helps you unravel the knots in your heart" Louise Desalvo.

Target Audience: All Students