Take advantage of workshops, tuition and online resources to strengthen your study strategies and build your knowledge and confidence in class.
To meet the academic standards of your course, you’ll need skills including:
You can access workshops and resources at the University and online to help develop these academic capabilities.
The Learning Centre runs workshops open to students across all faculties, schools and disciplines. Workshops cover a wide range of academic areas including academic reading, writing analytically and critically, thesis writing and more. These workshops are for undergraduate, postgraduate, honours and research students.
Check the workshop timetable and descriptions to find the ones best suited to you and enrol online.
Use the workshops and online resources first, but if you need more advice you can book a one-to-one consultation. Please note these consultations are limited. Centre staff will work with you on a submitted assignment but will not provide proofreading.
Room 722, Level 7
Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
Ground Floor, Building A
+61 2 9351 9319
Open by appointment
The Mathematics Learning Centre runs workshops, supplementary tutorials and one-to-one assistance for undergraduate students undertaking, or about to undertake, first level units of mathematics or statistics.
You may find the centre helpful if you:
The centre also runs bridging courses in February each year and provides many online resources.
Room 177, Level 1
Commencing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can attend a two-week workshop at the start of semester. You’ll develop critical learning skills in time management, essay writing, research and analysis.
Cadigal Alternative Entry program entrants are automatically pre-enrolled in this workshop program. If you’re not a Cadigal student but would still like to get involved, email the Mana Yura Student Support team at email@example.com or contact Yooroang Garang (Health Sciences students).
The next Cadigal Academic Enrichment Workshop Program runs from 13 to 24 February 2017.
If you’re an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student, you can receive individual or group tuition through the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS).
Find out about the ITAS program, eligibility and how to apply.
Faculties and schools run various programs to help students connect and share resources.
Peer-assisted study sessions (PASS) is available to students enrolled in most core units of study in the Business School, and selected undergraduate and Juris Doctor units in the Law School.
Maths in Business is available to students in the Business School. The program includes workshops in intermediate-level maths and Excel.
The Writing Hub, run by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, offers online resources, writing mentoring and units of study to students from all disciplines which can be used as credit. Drop-in sessions are also available to all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and any student enrolled in a Writing Hub undergraduate unit of study.
Through the library, you can develop many study skills, including:
If you have a language background other than English and want to improve your English skills, the Centre for English Teaching offers courses and resources.
On the Learning Centre website, you will find resources to help you develop specific academic capabilities.
Another online support tool is your Learning Management System, also called Blackboard, particularly the student discussion forum.
Our other student services, such as Counselling and Psychological Services, financial support, Multifaith Chaplaincy, Student Accommodation Services, Disability Services and the University Health Service, can help you manage any other aspects of your life that may impact upon your studies.
Seek assistance as soon as you become aware of any difficulties or the need for additional support.