Academic Learning Support
Supporting your study wherever you need us
A few basic study skills will help you have a successful and enjoyable time at uni. Learn how to establish good study habits, make the most of lectures and tutorials and prepare for exams.
Know the requirements for different types of assignments, analyse your assignment, find and evaluate information, and read, paraphrase and synthesise effectively.
If you're not confident of your writing skills or unsure about what is required, you'll find detailed guides on areas such as structure, content and editing. There is also comprehensive information about referencing.
Whether English is your first or an additional language, these guides support writing, grammar and pronunciation as well as speaking skills.
Everything you need to improve your maths and/or stats skills, with plenty of practice examples, videos and step-by-step instruction.
Managing study, research, writing (including thesis writing) and presenting at postgraduate level.
Introductory academic study and writing skills for students in Newstep, Open Foundation or Yapug.
Debunk the myths of online study and discover the skills you need to be successful as an online learner.
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