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Write Here, Write Now

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Friday afternoons from 2-3 pm we are live on 98.3FM

Listen each week as the Skills Centre team interview tutors and staff from across the university while they play some of their favourite hits.

There will be information on classes, how to access the Skills Centre sessions and some excellent hints and tips. Listen Live here UCC’s 98.3FM

Episode Five: All about Exams

Episode 5 Friday 1 December 

This week we are delighted to go through some exam preparation. We are thrilled to welcome Dr Eithne Hunt and Dr Edel Semple to the studio for their advice. Caroline Schroeter, Patricia O’Connor, Loretta Goff, and Kristina Decker welcome Kathy Bradley, Skills Centre Coordinator, back to discuss exam time and the Skills Centre Exam Bootcamp.

 

Episode Four: Essay Writing

Episode 4 Friday 24 November 2017

Our fourth show covers common mistakes when writing essays and how the Skills Centre can help you to improve your essay writing. We also talk about formatting, layout, and the importance of a thesis statement. The show features Caroline Schroeter, Patricia O’Connor, Loretta Goff, Kristina Decker, and special guest Dr Maureen O’Connor.

Episode Three: Sources, References, and Plagiarism 

Episode 3 Friday 14 November 2017

Our third show focuses on sources, references, and plagiarism with guests Anita Wilcox and Ann Byrne from the Boole Library. Anita discusses the importance of referencing and how to avoid plagiarism, while Ann talks about the many resources available in the Boole Library and the Green Campus campaign. 

Episode Two: Speed Dating with Skills

Episode 2 Friday 10 November 2017

Our second episode recaps our recent “Speed Dating with Skills” event where students were able to have ‘dates’ with skills like note-taking, essay writing, and grammar and punctuation. Our guest speaker is staff tutor Damian Butler, who had a very busy table on the speed dating night, and he discusses his involvement with the Skills Centre and time management skills. 

Episode One: Welcome to the Skills Centre

Episode 1 Friday 03 November 2017  

Our first episode introduces the Skills Centre and some of its tutors. Our guest speaker is Kathy Bradley, coordinator of the Skills Centre, who talks about the origins of the Skills Centre and all the things it has on offer to help you get the most out of your university education. A selection of our current tutors talk about the classes they teach and offer some of their top tips!

Image of Damian Butler of the Mature Student Office, UCC
Damian Butler of the Mature Student Office, UCC
Criag Neville, Ann Byrne Trish O'Connor
Criag Neville co-host, Ann Byrne, Boole Library and Trish O’Connor co-host
Craig Neville, Skills Centre Tutor and Anita Wilcox, UCC SEFS Liaison Librarian
Craig Neville, Skills Centre Tutor and Anita Wilcox, UCC SEFS Liaison Librarian
Kathy Bradley, Skills Centre Co-ordinator and Trisha O'Connor Skills Centre Tutor
Kathy Bradley, Skills Centre Co-ordinator and Trisha O’Connor Skills Centre Tutor
Image of Craig Neville, Skills Centre Radio Team in the studio
Craig Neville, Skills Centre Tutor
Skills Centre Radion Team Kristina Decker, Loretta Goff and Trisha O' Connor
L-R Skills Centre Tutors Kristina Decker, Loretta Goff and Trisha O’ Connor
Skills Centre Tutors Loretta Goff and Kristina Decker
Skills Centre Tutors Loretta Goff and Kristina Decker
Skills Centre Tutor Caroline Schroeter mixing it up!
Skills Centre Tutor Caroline Schroeter mixing it up!
Skills Centre Tutor Caroline Schroeter
Skills Centre Tutor Caroline Schroeter
Image of Skills Centre Tutors Loretta and Kristina
Skills Centre Tutors Loretta and Kristina Write Here, Write Now Episode 4
Image of Trisha O Connor, Skills Centre Tutor and Dr Marueen O Sullivan, School of English
Trisha O’Connor, Skills Centre Tutor and Dr Maureen O ‘Connor, School of English
Image of Caroline Schroeter, Keeping it all together on Write Here, Write Now
Caroline Schroeter, Keeping it all together on Write Here, Write Now
Skills Centre Tutor Trisha O'Connor
Skills Centre Tutor Trisha O’Connor
Skills Centre Tutor Kristina Decker
Skills Centre Tutor Kristina Decker