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Assignment Success Workshops are offered at key stages of the semester, and lead you through what tutors are looking for in written assignments, including such crucial skills as referencing, critical analysis, smarter reading strategies and exam preparation.

Materials include examples of high-grade essays with commentaries by the tutors.

These workshops are also provided for distance learning students via Collaborate.

Please contact Dr Martin Sedgley, Effective Learning Advisor, for further information:

Workshop videos

What is Critical Analysis?

The session is based on the following materials: (University of Bradford username and password required)


“ELS Assignment Success workshops used past students’ essays to illustrate good and poor principles of writing in business studies.  This is particularly useful to accelerate learning, especially for international students.”


Yumeng Yang
BSc Business and Management Studies

Workshops Schedules (2017-18)

Workshops Resources (2017-18)

Surviving the First Semester - Effective Reading Strategy Powerpoint:
Why, When and How to Reference Powerpoint:
Critical Analysis  
Academic Writing  


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