Workshops, consultations and advisors

Academic Learning Support

Supporting your study wherever you need us

Academic Learning Support

Workshops

Academic Learning Support offer interactive workshops covering:

  • Academic English including speaking, grammar and writing
  • Academic Writing Skills including report writing and essay structures
  • Maths and Stats help (MASH) sessions
  • Course-specific, e.g. Health or Education courses

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Individual Appointments

If you can't make a workshop or want some one-on-one support with your studies and assignments, online appointments are available with our Learning Advisors.

Browse the study areas below to find a Learning Advisor to suit your needs, or if you're after some general study help you can search for the next available appointment on CareerHub.

Human and Social Futures

Help for students in the College of Human and Social Futures.

Lil Hayes
Lil Hayes
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Humanities and Social Science

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Katy Jones
Katy Jones
  • Business

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Nicholas Collier
Nicholas Collier
  • Business and Law

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Maria Zueva
Maria Zueva
  • Business and Law

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Health, Medicine and Wellbeing

Help for students in the College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing.

Emma Joel
Emma Joel
  • Allied Health
  • Nursing & Midwifery

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Katy Jones
Katy Jones
  • Nursing & Midwifery
  • Allied Health

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Engineering, Science and Environment

Help for students in the College of Engineering, Science and Environment.

Lil Hayes
Lil Hayes
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Psychology

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Nicholas Collier
Nicholas Collier
  • Engineering

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Enabling Pathways

Help for students in Open Foundation, Newstep and Yapug.

Annette Morante
Annette Morante

Program Location Callaghan and Online/Blended

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Claire Pemberton
Claire Pemberton

Program Location Ourimbah and Online/Blended

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More support for Enabling Pathways Visit your support site for activities and guides from Annette and Claire

Maths and Stats

Help with any course that includes mathematics or statistics.

Ben Brawn
Ben Brawn
Maths for:
  • Education
  • Engineering & Science
  • Nursing/Health
  • ACFI1003

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David Sherwood
David Sherwood

Maths for:

  • Enabling Pathways
  • Engineering & Science
  • Nursing/Health

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Fran Baker
Fran Baker
Statistics (all levels)
Maths for:
  • Education
  • Enabling Pathways
  • MATH1001/1002
  • Nursing/Health

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English language skills

Help for students with English as their second language.

Adam Connor
Adam Connor
  • General English support for culturally and linguistically diverse students from Enabling to Postgraduate Coursework programs

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Antonia Vujeva
Antonia Vujeva
  • General English support for culturally and linguistically diverse students from Enabling to Postgraduate Coursework programs

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Teresa BalfourBrown
Teresa Balfour Brown
  • General English support for culturally and linguistically diverse students from Enabling to Postgraduate Coursework programs

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Higher Degrees by Research

Research writing for PhD, MPhil and Hons. students

Kellie Kayser
Kellie Kayser

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Tracy Whitby
Tracy Whitby

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After booking your appointment, your Learning Advisor will send you a Zoom link for the consultation. When the appointment time comes, you can click on the link in that email to join the meeting.

Video: How to book an appointment with a Learning Advisor

Help with your courses

Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) provide a platform for you to compare notes, discuss difficult concepts and review weekly material with other students.

Library Classes and Workshops

The library also offers classes and workshops.

Peer Writing Mentors

Peer Writing Mentors are students who provide advice on developing your writing skills. You can meet up with writing mentors weekly during the semester.

NUPrep Bridging and Refresher courses

The NUPrep courses are designed to support you in your future and current studies regardless of your previous level of education. Courses are free for all University of Newcastle students.

Course Coordinator

Your Course Coordinator is the academic staff member responsible for organising one or more individual courses (subjects). If you need advice on your course content, adverse circumstances and grades you can contact your Course Coordinator.


Research Workshops

Subscribe to the research whats-new mailing list for updates or view upcoming workshops.

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