UON Prep
UON Prep Bridging Courses

PREP7600 - Academic Survival Skills

Often the greatest problem for a student on entering university is coping with the basic demands of an academic course: lectures, tutorials, library research, assignments, examinations and time management. This course will introduce you to the skills needed to survive and succeed at university.

The course covers:

  • effective study methods
  • getting organised and managing time
  • techniques for taking notes
  • critical and analytical reading
  • assignment preparation
  • summarising information
  • memorisation techniques
  • referencing and academic integrity
  • examination technique

This course is appropriate for all students who wish to improve their academic performance.

Text: Academic Survival Skills booklet will be provided.

Please Note that Academic Survival Skills is also offered online.





Monday 13 to Friday 17 February5pm - 8pm
(15 hrs)
VG07 Mathematics BuildingNewcastle (Callaghan)
Monday 30 Jan to Friday 3 Feb5pm - 8pm
(15 hrs)
CS103 Classrooms SouthCentral Coast (Ourimbah)
Wednesday 15 February1pm - 4pm
(3 hrs)
JG02 J BlockPort Macquarie Campus

Enrolments will open Monday 9 January 2017