Academic and study support
Don't struggle alone—there is always help and advice available as you develop your academic and study skills. Find support early and you will gain skills that can save you time and set you up for successful study now and in the future.
Events, workshops and programs
- Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP)—offers enabling courses in subject areas such as Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Biology and Physiology. TEP runs throughout the semester.
- Pre-semester skills preparation modules—brush up on your academic writing, study and proofreading skills before the semester starts.
- University Skills in Community—evening workshops held over a period of five weeks for anyone thinking of taking the first steps to returning to study, or needing skills support to manage study more effectively.
- Skills for success workshops—1–2 hour workshops held throughout semester on topics such as essay and report writing.
- English language support—for students from non-english speaking backgrounds.
- Assignment writing @ USC for international students—all international students should attend this module held during the first weeks of each semester.
- Library tutorials—are held throughout semester and can help make your research more effective.
- Academic skills and peer advisers—receive assistance with your specific learning needs. Individual appointments can be made or you can use the drop-in library / Student Life and Learning sessions.
- Student mentor program—be matched with a friendly and experienced student who will help you through your first semester.
These discipline-specific drop-in sessions offer students some extra help with researching, referencing, or writing assignments. For details, select the relevant session below:
- Budi — Business drop in
- HEIdi — Health, Education, Information drop in
- PASSdi — Psychology, Arts and Social Sciences drop in
Contact Student Life and Learning