LSOP Giving an Oral Presentation - Academic Skills Centre - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Giving an Oral Presentation

This 2-hour workshop is designed to help you to be an excellent presenter. The session provides practical advice on structuring a short talk, delivering it effectively, and using PowerPoint well. It also includes tips for overcoming nerves. Short exercises allow students to practise their presentation skills and receive constructive feedback in a supportive environment. (Note: Students do not need to have a presentation prepared in order to attend this course.)

Presenter: Jessica Ritchie

Course Outline (PDF)

Dates and times

  • Friday, 13 August 2021, from 11.00 am to 12.50 pm: passed
  • Thursday, 14 October 2021, from 10.00 am to 1150 pm: enrolment and venue>>

Even if these workshops are fully booked, it is likely there will be space on the day, so feel free to turn up. If you would like to be notified when they are next scheduled, request them at a different time or day, or just find out more,


Workshop Handout: Tips for Giving a Talk.

  • Academic Skills Centre
    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140
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    Level 3,
    Central Library (Puaka-James Hight)