Write Club was new to the PGR training programme this semester. Due to its popularity, and positive feedback, Write Club will continue in semester two!
Coach Lane Campus
– 02/02/2017, 09:30- 12:00
– 21/02/2017, 09:30 – 12:00
– 06/02/2017, 14:00 – 16:30
– 06/03/2017, 09:30 – 12:00
What is Write Club?
Write Club is an opportunity for PGRs at any stage to meet up with other PGRs on a regular basis and write. Whether you’re writing a thesis chapter, research paper, or a funding application…Write Club provides a supportive place that’s free from distraction to release those words that have been struggling to come out. Sessions begin with discussing your aims for writing and any problems you currently have. Using the Pomodoro technique, Write Club is broken up into chunks of time to write in. You just turn up and write.
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Rules of Write Club:
1st RULE: You do not talk during WRITE CLUB
2nd RULE: You DO NOT talk during WRITE CLUB
3rd RULE: If someone says “stop” after 25 minutes, it’s time to take a 5-minute break
4th RULE: Bring your own writing equipment
5th RULE: No disruptions or distractions (e.g. no social media and mobile phones must be on silent)
6th RULE: 3 x 25-minute writing sprints and 2 x 5 minute breaks in one WRITE CLUB
7th RULE: If you come to WRITE CLUB, you HAVE to write.
Aims and Objectives:
By the end of this session participants will have:
- Developed their academic writing skills
- Will have completed a personal writing aim
- Will have planned their next writing aim
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Book your place here https://nuweb2.northumbria.ac.uk/pgr/