These ideas are ways to start thinking about and researching good teamwork skills. You can’t use these as evidence of teamwork skills in a written application – as they don’t involve teamwork! – but they might be things you reference at interview.
Remember that how you perceive yourself is not always how others perceive you.
Research Belbin and other team effectiveness models.
Read business articles on teams and teamwork.
Analyse great teams eg. In sport, F1 Pit crews, sky roadrace.
Go to a taster class in dancing, singing, or a sport.
You’re unlikely to use these as evidence of teamwork skills in a written application if you have examples from other lists – but they might be things you reference at interview.
Have fun with a low ropes course.
Tackle an Escape Room game.
Play collaborative board games, or bridge.
Turn tutorials into team exercise; review others work, allowing each other to provide positive feedback to jointly improve your skills.
Work with other “parents” in Freshers week to help new students.
Sign up for Careers Service skills workshops which include a group element - for example, the Civil Service Group Discussion workshop, or Case Study workshops. See workshop descriptions and book your place via the events calendar on CareerConnect.
If you’re a researcher – invite others from different disciplines to hear about each other’s work, or brainstorm potential collaborations.