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Building Resilience & Well-being for Academic Writing

30th October 2018, 4-7pm Regent Street, Room TBC

Come and work on your academic writing resilience and developing a writing plan.

The aim of this experiential evening is to help you develop self-insight on your own resilience blockages, and raise awareness of what you need to do to build resilience and enhance well-being in relation to academic writing and planning.

Confirmed speakers:
• Justin Haroun, Director Centre for Resilience, College of Liberal Arts and Science
• Alison Eardley, Senior Lecturer Psychology, Writing Retreat Facilitator

The evening will start with a round-table debate on the issues around academic writing, involving a discussion on current writing projects within the room and completion of experiential work sheets. What are the issues that hinder your writing? What blockages do you have?

How could you write more effectively? What do you need to support your writing strategy and plan for the next academic year?

The second part of the session will explore resilience tools focusing well-being. This will be a practical and experiential session so that you leave the workshop with practical tips and solutions to build your academic writing resilience.

The last part of the workshop will provide information about structured writing retreats, covering how they work, why they work, their format and goal setting. You will be asked to think about your own writing goals for the academic year.

Finally, you will given the opportunity to network and form informal writing groups and exchange contact details.

How to Book: Please email centreforteachinginnovation@westminster.ac.uk to request a space

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