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Academic Skills essentials


Individual consultations

Appointments with an Academic Skills Adviser

  • Book online through Student Hub
  • Up to four (4) x 30 minute appointments per student per semester
  • Please bring a copy of your assignment, your Course Outline, assignment instructions and marking criteria/rubric
  • Face-to-face and phone appointments available

Academic Skills Workshops

Join one of the many Academic Skills Workshops on offer to update your skills and guide you through your studies.

To register for an Academic Skills workshops, log into Student Hub using your USC username and password and under the Academic Advice section select 'View or register for Academic Skills workshops and events' then select your campus in the drop down box and click the green ‘Find Events’ button. Contact Student Central if you need assistance.

Note: USC SouthBank, Gympie and Fraser Coast students can attend Sippy Downs workshops.

Academic Skills Drop in Sessions

Ask an academic skills adviser about your writing or study skills.

  • 10-15 minute consultations (no appointment necessary)
Academic Skills Drop in

For any and all subjects

When:  Monday to Friday 12noon-1pm (Weeks 1-13)

Where: EG.10

Academic Skills Library Drop in

For any and all subjects

When: Monday to Friday 10.30-11.30am (Weeks 2-13)

Where: Level 1, USC Library

Conversation Club

A place for international students to improve their spoken English

When: Wednesdays 2-3pm (Weeks 1-13)

Where: EG.10

Business drop in


For students studying Business subjects, COR109 and TPP

When: Thursdays 2-3pm (Weeks 2-13)

Where: KG.07A


Psychology, Arts and Social Sciences drop in

For students Psychology, Arts and Social Science subjects, COR109 and TPP

When: Wednesdays 9.30-11.30am (Weeks 2-13)

Where: KG.07A


For students studying Health subjects, COR109 and TPP

Health Education, Information drop in

When: Tuesdays 9.30-11.30am (Weeks 2-13)

Where: E1. Lab area

N & M Drop in

For students studying Nursing and Midwifery subjects

When: Tuesdays 10.30-11.30am (Weeks 2-13)

When: Fridays 1.00-2.00pm (Weeks 2-13)

Where: E1. Lab area

Popup Squad

For students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects, COR109 and TPP

When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 11am-1pm (Weeks 3-13)

Where: Building I, under the Eaves (Look for the banner, near Brasserie)

Law Drop in

For students studying Law subjects

When: Mondays 2.30-3.30pm (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)

Where: D1.51

Academic Skills Drop in

For any and all subjects

When: Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 9-11am (Weeks 2-13)

Where: USC Library

Academic Skills Drop in

For any and all subjects


Week 1 - Wednesday 12-1.30pm

Week 2 - Thursday 12-1.30pm

Weeks 3 to 13 - TBC

Where: Student Central

Academic Skills Drop in

For any and all subjects


Week 1 - Thursday 12.30-1pm

Week 2 - Tuesday 12-1pm & Wednesday 12-1pm

Week 3 - Friday 12.30-1.30pm

Week 4 - Monday 12-1pm & Thursday 12-12.30pm

Week 5 - Wednesday 12-1pm

Week 6 - Monday 12-1pm

Week 7 - Wednesday 12-1pm

Week 8 - Thursday 12-1pm

Week 9 - Friday 11.30am-1pm

Week 10 - Monday 10-11.30am & Tuesday 1-2pm

Week 11 - Wednesday 12-1.30pm

Where: Student Central


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