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Academic & Research Writing for Speakers of Other Languages     show
English not your first language? Want to enhance your academic and research writing skills in English? OSDU are hosting 4 classes every Wednesday (2-4.30pm) starting from the 18 Jan for 4 weeks.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff whose first language is not English


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


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


Assignment Planning, Writing and Reviewing     show
This workshop is designed for first year students but may be of interest to all undergraduates. This workshop looks at a range of activities involved in the production of effective writing, including how to plan, structure and methodically edit your writing.

Target Audience: Undergraduates


Attention Skills Training     show
This course will help you focus and control your attention. Specifically, to bring your attention, without judgement, to the present moment. This is helpful if you get distracted by thoughts or worries about the past or the future, or by judgemental ‘self-monitoring’ thoughts.

Target Audience: Students


Being an Expert Witness     show
This course is designed to brief you on all aspects of this important topic

Target Audience: Staff who have given or are planning to give expert reports, opinions or testimony in any form of legal proceedings


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


China - Cultural Awareness and Language Taster     show
If you are planning a business trip or holiday to China, this 2 hour taster session hosted by the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools is guaranteed to prepare you for your trip.

Target Audience: Staff who might get the chance to travel to China


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 Presentations - For Speakers of Other Languages     show
English not your first language? Want to enhance you presentation skills when presenting in English?<br/><br/> OSDU are hosting 8 early evening classes every Monday starting from the 17 Oct for 8 weeks, to help staff improve their spoken English presentation skills.

Target Audience: Staff carrying out presentations for whom English is not their first language


CPD in Good Recruitment and Equality Practice     show
This 90 minute information session is essential CPD for staff who are involved in recruitment and selection and participate in interview panels. This short briefing session will cover the current legal context and good practice in recruitment.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in recruitment and selection and participate in interview panels


Critical Thinking     show
This workshop is designed for first year students but may be of interest to all undergraduates. Thinking critically is an essential characteristic of all academic disciplines and this workshop explores how active reading, analysis and self reflection feed into this process.

Target Audience: Undergraduates


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


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


Develop Yourself @Strathclyde     show
Develop Yourself @Strathclyde is a series of 5 personal and career development sessions taking place over one day each month from September 2017 until November 2017. An introductory workshop is being held in August to explain the process and introduce the program.

Target Audience: Support Staff


Develop Yourself @Strathclyde Series     show
Develop Yourself @Strathclyde is a series of 5 personal and career development sessions taking place over one day each month from September 2017 until November 2017.

Target Audience: Support Staff


Effective Report Writing     show
This half-day workshop aims to provide delegates with the skills and techniques to produce a structured report.

Target Audience: Staff involved in writing reports


Effective Time Management for Postgraduates     show
This workshop is designed for new postgraduate students but may be of interest to all postgraduates wishing to review their current study practices (NB: This not a credit bearing course: PhD students should consider attending the PG Cert. accredited workshops within the RDP).

Target Audience: Postgraduate


Fire Extinguisher Practical     show
Staff nominated by their Fire Safety Co-ordinator as requiring practical training in the use of fire extinguishers.

Target Audience: Staff


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


Gas Risk Assessment Training     show
Anyone in departments who has responsibility for risk assessing the impact of compressed gas releases or the inclusion of new compressed gas systems into new or existing laboratories or work areas, as required under COSHH and DSEAR.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Inclusive Leadership & Unconscious Bias     show
This half day workshop aims to develop you Inclusive leadership skills and understand the concept of Unconscious Bias, your own biases and how these influence your behaviours and actions.

Target Audience: Staff in Leadership Role


Leadership Development Prog (1st line leadership) - Intro 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


Living with Stress and Anxiety     show
Are you experiencing the effects of Stress or Anxiety or both? The disability service in collaboration with the school of psychological sciences and health are running a number of programmes which will allow students to deal more effectively with the issues of stress and anxiety.

Target Audience: Undergradate and Postgraduate


Lunchtime Information Session - Mindfulness     show
Mindfulness is designed to help you learn new ways of managing difficult physical sensations, feelings, thoughts and moods. Mindfulness can enable you to see things differently and can increase your sense of personal confidence.

Target Audience: All Staff


Lunchtime Leadership - Pioneering series     show
This is a series of lunchtime sessions which will deal with leadership issues. Each session will include a presentation on a topic and the opportunity for discussion and debate with colleagues and the chance to share your ideas and pick up some new ones along the way.

Target Audience: Staff in Leadership Roles


Make stress your friend!     show
A course which explores our relationship with stress and offers positive strategies for tackling it in everyday life

Target Audience: all students


Management Development: Complaint Investigation Skills     show
The aim of this course is to help participants develop and improve their investigation skills with a specific focus on complaints handling. The course is offered to nominated members of staff who will conduct complaints investigations at Stage 2.

Target Audience: Investigating Officers for Stage 2 complaints


Management Development: 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


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


Management Development: Leading, Motivating and Developing Teams     show
This workshop will help you manage your team by offering an introduction to leadership and the associated skills. It will help you work effectively through your team to deliver results and develop others capability to perform.

Target Audience: For those in a leadership role


Management Development:Leading and Developing others through Coaching     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


Manual Handling Awareness (1 Day)     show
Recommended for staff involved in medium to high risk manual handling activities, either on a regular or occasional basis e.g. technical staff, trades staff etc. It is also suitable for those who require refresher training, which is recommended every 3 years.

Target Audience: Staff


Mentoring @ Strathclyde: Information Session     show
This information session will introduce you to the 2 current Mentoring @ Strathclyde Schemes to support research/academic staff and support staff with their career development and also launch the new scheme for Teaching Staff.

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


New Staff Induction Seminar     show
A seminar for newly appointed staff. The seminar will introduce you to working for the University of Strathclyde

Target Audience: Newly Appointed Staff to the University


Personal Effectiveness Series: Effecting Positive Engagements     show
This workshop will offer tools and techniques to present yourself in a confidence and assertiveness. It will explore tools to be effective and positive at influencing others.

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE & teaching staff


Personal Effectiveness Series: Resilience     show
This workshop will explore work pressures; reflect on your own personal resilience profile and offer tips and tools for building resilience.

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE and teaching staff


Personal Effectiveness Series: Understanding yourself and others     show
This workshop will use a personality profiling tool to give a framework which will help you understand your own behaviours and actions and that of others. It will offer an insight into communication styles, decision making approaches and working styles.

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE and teaching staff


Preparing for PG Study: Information Literacy & Research Readiness     show
This workshop is designed for new postgraduate students but may be of interest to all postgraduates wishing to review their current study practice. (NB: This not a credit bearing course. PhD students should consider attending the PG Cert. accredited workshops within the RDP).

Target Audience: Postgraduates


Preparing for Study: The International Student Experience     show
Part of the Study Skills Workshop Series, this 2 hour workshop is designed for International students wishing to better understand the rewards and challenges of studying in the UK.

Target Audience: International Students


Principles & Practice of Risk Assessment     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- Intro 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


Providing Excellent Customer Service     show
Participants in this full day 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


Quality Conversations in ADR (APS, Operational & Technical)     show
This half day workshop is aimed at staff carrying out ADR reviews. In this practical workshop you will enhance your skills and knowledge in how to have a quality conversation with a reviewee in the ADR session that is helpful, positive, specific, employee centered and goal oriented.

Target Audience: APS, Operational & Technical Staff who carry out ADR Reviews


safeTALK     show
'safeTALK' is suicide alertness training. You will learn to recognise people who may have thoughts of suicide, provide practical help and connect people to intervention resources.

Target Audience: 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


Sickness Absence Management - Briefing Session     show
This course is aimed at staff with line management responsibility who have to implement the University's Sickness Absence Management Policy. The aim of the briefing session is to discuss how to implement the University's Sickness Absence Policy.

Target Audience: Staff with line management responsibility


Skype for Business Roadshow     show
A short roadshow event for staff and postgraduate researchers taking part in the Skype for Business pilot. The session will provide an overview of key features and a chance to look at some of the recommended equipment to use with Skype for Business.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Researchers


Skype for Business: Live Demonstration     show
An event celebrating the launch of Skype for Business

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Researchers


SPIRAL - Communicate with Confidence: Straight Talking     show
This workshop will provide an overview and awareness of the key aspects in leveraging your research reputation within industry, society and other academic institutions.

Target Audience: Academic, Teaching, Research and KE staff


SPIRAL - Communicating Effectively with the Media     show
This practical workshop will allow you to develop skills and techniques to engage effectively with the media. The workshop will primarily focus on broadcast media.

Target Audience: For Research Staff who are or will be expected to engage with the media


SPIRAL - Designing and Delivering Successful CPD     show
This practical one-day workshop will provide a framework for the development and design of sessions and workshops are be engaging and relevant.

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


SPIRAL - Enhancing Your Research Reputation     show
This workshop will provide an overview and awareness of the key aspects in leveraging your research reputation within industry, society and other academic institutions.

Target Audience: For those who would like to enhance their research reputation


SPIRAL - Into the Spotlight     show
This highly practical half-day course, presented by Pete Bailie, will give you the skills and confidence to communicate powerfully, memorably and authentically with any audience.

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


SPIRAL - Motivating and Developing Teams     show
This workshop will help you manage your research team to deliver successful projects. It will help you work effectively through your team to deliver results and develop others' capability to perform.

Target Audience: For those in a leadership role


SPIRAL - Networking with external partners     show
This workshop will provide academic, research and knowledge exchange staff with an insight into mechanisms and strategies for improving engagement with networking opportunities and managing the outcome of these. It will empower staff in networking situations and help overcome feelings

Target Audience: For those who would like to gain an overview and awareness of the key aspects of working with external industry partners


SPIRAL - Personal Impact: Influencing & Negotiating     show
This lively and enlightening session will equip you with practical communication skills to help you strengthen your confidence, become someone to whom others want to listen and achieve greater and more consistent impact and influence.

Target Audience: Academic & Research 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 - Preparing your first lectureship application     show
Aimed at Research Staff planning an academic career, this is an interactive day of sharing practice and exploring both the big picture and the detail of academic job applications, focussing on your first lectureship.

Target Audience: Research staff planning an academic career


SPIRAL - Understanding Industry to Communicate Effectively     show
This workshop will provide academic, research and knowledge exchange staff with an overview of the key influences on engaging with external organisations and how this can be improved through an understanding of how businesses are structured and operate.

Target Audience: For those who would like to gain an overview and awareness of the key aspects of working with external industry partners


SPIRAL Masterclass: Digital Leadership     show
This masterclass will focus on digital leadership

Target Audience: All academic/research staff


Staff part-time Doctorate support Network     show
Monthly lunchtime meetings every month to provide peer support for Strathclyde Staff members studying part-time doctorates The sessions will involve: Some CPD activities (e.g. speakers

Target Audience: Staff members studying part-time doctorates


Stand and Deliver     show
This course is designed for staff members involved in delivering presentations and public speaking. voicebusiness uses specially adapted acting techniques for the business environment which are coupled with well-established disciplines such as NLP.

Target Audience: Staff members involved in delivering presentations and public speaking. It maybe particularly helpful to those involved in research & knowledge exchange activities.


STEP - Pedagogy and Publication Peer Support Network     show
The purpose of this peer support network is to promote and support pedagogical research and publication across the disciplines within the University. The group is intended to take the form of a Community of Practice (CoP) through organic growth.

Target Audience: All staff with an interest in pedagogical research and publication


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


Stress Buster Orientation Session     show
This two hour orientation session will give you all the information you need about the stress buster programme.

Target Audience: Post grad and Undergrad students


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


Technicians Professional Registration Workshop     show
The Science Council will be hosting a Workshop on “Technical Registration” on the 14th April 1.00-2.30 in Insight Institute, Richmond Street. This event is open to all technical staff within both Science & Engineering Faculties.

Target Audience: Technical staff within both Science & Engineering Faculties


The Faculty of Science Grant Writing Challenge     show
The purpose of this 6 months in-depth programme is to improve grant writing skills in order to increase the successful funding of grant applications.

Target Audience: Academic staff who are writing grants and wishing additional in-depth support


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


Yoga Nidra     show
Yoga nidra or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to-sleep" stage. It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed. There is no physical exercise involved, just come along and feel totally relaxed.

Target Audience: Students and Staff