PREP076 - 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.

Date

Time

Room

Campus

Monday 2 February to Friday 6 February5pm - 8pm (15 hours)CS103, Classroom SouthOurimbah
Monday 9 February to Friday 13 February5pm - 8pm (15 hours)VG07, Mathematics BuildingCallaghan
Wednesday 11 February1pm - 4pm (3 hours)JG01/02, J BlockPort Macquarie
Monday 16 February to Friday 20 February1pm - 4pm (15 hours)V107, Mathematics BuildingCallaghan
Monday 16 February to Friday 20 February9am - 12pm (15 hours)CN2104, Classroom NorthOurimbah