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What is the Student Hub Live?

What is the Student Hub Live?
Adobe Connect 2020

Study Skills development workshop delivered in Adobe Connect online room

Welcome to Student Hub Live, a series of live, online and interactive events open to everyone at The Open University. We produce a range of activities designed to support all OU students in their studies and facilitate academic community. Visit our About page to find out more about what kinds of events we run, and how you can join them using your device of choice.

All SHL events are recorded and available to view the following day. Head to Event catch-ups and click on the study skills workshop or broadcast that you would like to view, then scroll down for a link to the recording.

Highlights

At-a-glance upcoming events schedule
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Quick links, check availability now! 

6-Dec @11am Learning from Feedback

13-Dec @11am Creative note-taking

15-Dec @7pm SHL Christmas Party

 

If the event you wanted has reached capacity, you can go on the waiting list through the above links.

These individual live sessions are repeated approximately every 6 months.

Tickets are available to book 3 weeks before the event, and you can set yourself a reminder through Eventbrite 6 weeks before. 

(Scroll down the page for full event details, or for guidance on how to watch the recordings after)

Upcoming events

Study skills workshop
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Join us from 11am to 12pm 

Find out why tutor feedback is important, and how to use it effectively and constructively. 

How to access the live workshop:  

1. Book your ticket HERE - subject to availability 

2. Use the link in the email sent to you from Eventbrite to access the Adobe Connect room 

(You may need to scroll down the email to find the link)

3. Check your spam/ junk if you can't find the email

After the event, you can watch the recording HERE (click on 'view previous recordings' button). 

The slides for the event will be available HERE 24h before the event starts. Please note, any plenary/ group work is not recorded.

Study skills workshop
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Join us from 11am to 12pm  

Share your tips for effective note-taking and discover new techniques to help you process, evaluate and recall important study material. 

How to access the live workshop:   

1. Book your ticket HERE - subject to availability

2. Use the link in the email sent to you from Eventbrite to access the Adobe Connect room (You may need to scroll down the email to find the link)

3. Check your spam/ junk if you can't find the email

After the event, you can watch the recording HERE (click on 'view previous recordings' button). Any plenary/ group work is not recorded.

Study skills workshop
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Join us from 7pm to 8pm  

Attention all! You may be aware that it is the festive time of year, and we feel it is only right to celebrate this in Student Hub Live in a very special workshop.
We're going have a Christmas party, oh yeah!! Toot Toot!
Expect festive food talk, maybe some quizzes, and the return of silent (k)night. Highly unlikely that all will be calm, but it certainly will be bright if we have anything to do with it.

How to access the live workshop:   

1. Book your ticket HERE - subject to availability 

2. Use the link in the email sent to you from Eventbrite to access the Adobe Connect room (You may need to scroll down the email to find the link)

3. Check your spam/ junk if you can't find the email

After the event, you can watch the recording HERE (click on 'view previous recordings' button). Any plenary/ group work is not recorded.

Study skills workshop
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Join us from 11am - 12 noon 

Managing time well is a challenge for most people. Come join us on this popular SHL workshop, where you'll learn techniques and frameworks to help you plan and manage your workload more effectively. You'll also have the opportunity to share your own strategies and learn from your fellow students too!

How to access the live workshop:  

1. Book your ticket HERE (Booking opens 20th Dec)

2. Use the link in the email sent to you from Eventbrite to access the Adobe Connect room 

(You may need to scroll down the email to find the link)

3. Check your spam/ junk if you can't find the email

After the event, you can watch the recording HERE (click on 'view previous recordings' button). 

The slides for the event will be available here 24h before the event starts

  • Please note, any plenary/ group work is not recorded.

Study skills workshop
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Join us from 7pm to 8pm  

Learn how to learn at the OU! We’ll show you around our virtual learning environment and highlight important resources and processes, like how to submit and receive assignments. Meet other students, find out how to use forums to connect with your tutor group and learn how to plan your workload using your module study planner. 

1. Book your ticket HERE - subject to availability 

2. Use the link in the email sent to you from Eventbrite to access the Adobe Connect room 

(You may need to scroll down the email to find the link)

3. Check your spam/ junk if you can't find the email


After the event, you can watch the recording HERE  (click on 'view previous recordings' button). 

Live broadcast
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Join us from 11am to 12.00pm

We all hear the term ‘well-being’, and are encouraged to look after our mental and physical health. But what is the best way to do this? Find out in this special Student Hub Live event.

How to join the live event?  

1. Book your ticket HERE - subject to availability (book this event from 2nd Jan)

2. Before the event, sign in: SHL Website 

3. Click the ‘Join us live’ button on top/ right of SHL Website main-page. This only appears 30 min before the event is due to begin!

The recording of the live session will be uploaded within 10 days after close of the event. Access by clicking on the 'play' icon thumbnails that will appear above this section or find on our SHL YouTube channel.

Catch up

Study skills workshop
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Get logical with your critical thinking.  Learn how to dissect and map an argument and use it to improve your critical writing skills. 


After the event, you can watch the recording HERE (click on 'view previous recordings' button). 

The slides for the event will be available HERE

Study skills workshop
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Balancing a role as a carer and studying can be challenging. This session will help carers find out what support might be available in their local area and what support is available from the OU, with a focus on wellbeing.


After the event, you can watch the recording HERE  (click on 'view previous recordings' button). 

Live broadcast
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In this special Student Hub Live broadcast our experts will explain why you should write in your own words and more importantly how to do it. Also, what you shouldn’t do when preparing your assignment and we'll spend some time going over everyone's favourite: referencing.  


The recording of the live session will be uploaded within 10 days after close of the event. Access by clicking on the event page (You can use the 'Programme' button below) or find on our SHL YouTube channel.

to access the live events
Visit the events page or our YouTube channel to view all previous events.

View upcoming events

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