Getting Started for STEMM TPP Students

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Getting Started for STEMM TPP Students


Congratulations on your offer and welcome to USC.

Starting your study

You will need to attend classes for the courses that you are enrolled in from the beginning of the semester or session. The STEMM Coordinator will advise you of the class times at Burnside State High School.

The Coordinators for each of your courses will make available the Course Outline and book of readings in the first week of lectures. The Course Outline provides an overview of the content, assessment, recommended readings and other course requirements. The book of readings provides articles and activities to support your success in the program.

Get online at USC

While studying at USC, you have access to a comprehensive set of online services to manage and support your studies. To access these services use your USC credentials (username, email and password) provided in your offer email.

Follow these instructions to:

Confirm your details and enrolment in USC Central

USC Central is where you provide and amend your personal and contact details, manage your enrolment and access your financial information, grades (results), class and exam timetable.

You have been enrolled in your course/s. Log in to USC Central to check that all of your details are up to date including your personal and contact details and your course enrolment/s is correct.

How do I log in to USC Central?

  1. From the USC homepage footer menu select on Login > USC Central. Login using the username and password in your USC letter of offer letter.
  2. Your Student Centre will now be displayed. Check that your details are correct including your personal and contact details listed under the My Personal Information heading.

You will also have a ‘To Do’ list to complete including your online Enrolment Declaration and to confirm your statistical details. If you are a Commonwealth Supported student, you are required to complete both the electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (eCAF) and the Student Services and Amenities Form (eSAF) and provide your Tax File Number.

Prior to completing the eCAF and eSAF please refer to the following information to understand your financial obligations:

Access your USC student email

You have a USC student email account which the University will use to communicate with you. You are required to check your USC student email account regularly to stay informed.

How do I login to my student email?

From the USC home page footer menu select Login > Email, use the email address provided in your letter of offer and your password. Consider bookmarking the log in page on your computers web browser to access important student notifications conveniently.

Need help?

For more information visit USC email or search 'student email' in askUSC.

For assistance with any technical issues (eg logging in, password difficulties, or trouble accessing your course materials on Blackboard) contact the Student IT Help Desk.

Log in to Blackboard

Blackboard is the Learning Management system that delivers web access to:

  • online study materials for lectures and tutorials
  • student announcements and notifications
  • additional course information and online training resources

How do I login to Blackboard?

From the USC home page footer menu select Login > Blackboard, or sign in directly via Blackboard using the username provided in your letter of offer and your new password. Explore your course under the My Courses tab, access your Course Outline and view student notifications.

Need Blackboard help?

For help using Blackboard search 'Blackboard' in askUSC.

For assistance with any technical issues (eg logging in, password difficulties, or trouble accessing your course materials on Blackboard) contact the Student IT Help Desk.

Orientation to USC

Orientation activities are held the week before classes start each semester. These include a range of optional social and official welcome activities as well as voluntary workshops. As a USC student, even though you attend classes off-campus, you are welcome to attend any of the Orientation activities that are of interest to you. Visit Orientation to USC for more information and the timetable of activities.

Get your ID card

Visit student ID for detailed instructions.

Need some assistance? 

You can contact Student Central for advice and support. They are your first point of contact for anything student related. Staff at Student Central can offer help and advice about most facilities, services and procedures and if they can’t, they’ll put you in touch with someone who can.

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