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Academic Writing

Academic Writing is designed for students with English as a first language. This module is scheduled as 4 x 2 hour sessions run over the first four weeks of semester.

Students with English as an additional language (EAL) are encouraged to register for one of the English for Academic Study (EAS) modules.

If you are an International student or resident student from a non-English speaking background, there is support available to help you develop the language and academic skills necessary to succeed at university.

Clinical Conversations Workshop

English language support workshops to help you prepare for your Nursing placement.

When: Part 1: Monday 8 October 12-2pm, repeated Wednesday 17 October 2-4pm
When: Part 2: Wednesday 10 October 2-4pm, repeated Monday 15 October 12-2pm
Where: Sunshine Coast Campus EG.13

When: Monday 8 October 
Time: 10am-12pm
Where: Caboolture Campus J2.03

To register for these Academic Skills workshops, log into Student Hub using your USC username and password, navigate to Academic Advice and select View or register for Academic Skills workshops and events, contact Student Central for further assistance.

Conversation Club

Drop in to Conversation Club to improve your spoken English.

When: Wednesdays (Weeks 1-13)
Time: 2-3pm 
Where: USC Sunshine Coast, EG.10

When: Thursdays (Weeks 2-13)
Time: 2-3pm 
Where: USC Caboolture, N Block common room

Academic skills adviser

You can meet with an academic skills adviser for an individual consultation and receive practical advice.

You may also attend free Academic Skills Workshops held throughout the semester. These sessions will help you in areas such as proofreading, academic writing and oral presentations.

English for Academic Study Module

Attend the free, four-part English for Academic Study Module.

This informal module is specifically designed for international students from a non-English speaking background with minimum entry level English skills, or students from a non-English speaking background who are Australian residents. Classes follow a set syllabus but allow for specific needs (eg paragraphing, summarising and paraphrasing).

More information

Contact Student Central.

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