Assignment writing @ USC for International students

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Assignment writing @ USC for International students


Specifically designed for International students, this module is held over three weeks and will build awareness of the academic expectations at USC and offer strategies for accessing additional support.

Topics covered include:

  • Using evidence appropriately and avoiding plagiarism
  • Understanding the differences between essays and reports
  • Using academic style in written assignment tasks
  • Knowing the academic protocols and expectations at USC.

Visit Academic Skills essentials for schedule and location.

Register to attend

You must register online to attend Module 1 or 2 as spaces are limited. Confirmation of registration will be emailed.

To register for pre-semester Academic Skills workshops, log into Student Hub using your USC username and password and select Events and Workshops, or contact Student Central for assistance.

Assignment Research @ USC

It is highly recommended that International students also attend one of these library tutorials. These classes focus on accessing sources and will enable students to benefit more from the information provided in the Assignment Writing @ USC Module.

Topics covered include:
  • Searching DISCOVER — one place to search for all books and journals in the USC Library
  • Library services for USC students
  • Developing effective search techniques for your research
  • The importance of evaluating sources
  • Look for journal and newspaper articles in USC databases
  • How to locate and use an eBook

You do not need to register for the tutorial, just come to the library lab.

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