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Year 12 Study Skills Masterclasses

Get out of holiday mode and ready for your final year of high school with the Year 12 Study Skills Masterclass from USC. Targeted specifically for students going into Year 12 in 2018, you’ll learn from experts and get support to help you achieve higher study results, build your confidence and minimise stress in your final year of school - preparing you to rise, and shine in 2018 and beyond.

Delivered over the last week of holidays, the Masterclass will get you ready to hit the ground running and achieve academic success in Year 12.

What will be covered?

Learn from experienced high school teachers who will take you through the subject syllabus and assessment expectations to get you ahead of the game for Year 12. The following subject areas are covered:

  • Chemistry - Thursday 11 January
  • English - Friday 12 January
  • Maths B & C - Monday 15 January
  • Biology - Tuesday 16 January
  • Physics - Wednesday 17 January
8.30am–10.30am  QCAA Curriculum Frameworks
10.30am–11am Morning Tea

Subject specific study skills focused on:

  • The big ideas of the particular subject area eg Maths, Chemistry etc.
  • Hands-on activities
  • Problem solving and reasoning skills
1pm–1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm–2.30pm Preparation for exams and assignments
Benefits for students
  • Advice on how to achieve higher academic outcomes
  • Study skills to build confidence and competence
  • Tools to minimise stress during their final school year
  • Hands-on activities
  • Problem solving and reasoning skills
  • How to prepare for exams and assignment
  • USC Sippy Downs campus
How to register

To register please visit our event page

More information

Morning tea will be provided however students should bring their own lunch.

For further information email:

Year 10-11 S.W.A.T. Camps

Special Weapons and Tactics for developing resilience, leadership and study skills 

This course targets students entering Year 10 and 11 in 2018 to prepare for their last years of high school. The focus of this course is to equip students with the tools and strategies they require to revise and reinforce a range of study skills, assisting students to study more effectively and to consolidate their understanding in preparation for exams. The course also helps students to improve their critical thinking skills and habits of mind, and to increase students' confidence in their ability to do well.

Workshop content:
  • Positive engagement
  • Levels of thinking
  • Well being
  • Preparation for tests
  • Self expectations
  • Leadership
  • Positive education
  • Exercise and health
  • Positive engagement
  • Skills and achievement
Date and Location
  • Thursday 18 January 2018
  • USC Sippy Downs campus

Rosemary Horn coordinates the Bachelor of Primary Education Program at USC Gympie and is a Learning Strategist. Rosemary has over 30 years’ experience teaching high school students in the Gympie region. Her academic credentials include an EMBA, Bachelor in Education, Diploma in Teaching, CertIV in Training and Assessment and is a PhD candidate. Rosemary has a passion for teaching students and assisting them achieve their full academic potential.

How to register

To register visit the events page

More information

For further information email:

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