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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 12 February to Friday 16 February5pm - 8pm (15hrs)VG07 Mathematics BuildingNewcastle (Callaghan)
Wednesday 14 February (only)1pm - 4pm (3hrs)KG2Port Macquarie Campus

Enrolments will open in December 2017.