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Academic Writing

Academic Writing is designed for students with English as a first language. This module is scheduled as 2 x 2 hour sessions run over the first week 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

These workshop sessions aim to help prepare International nursing students for their first placement. The sessions focus on developing and discussing individual communication skills that are important for all health professionals.

To view or register for these Academic Skills workshops, log into Student Hub using your USC username and password. Contact Student Central for further assistance.

Conversation Club

Drop in to Conversation Club to improve your spoken English.

When: Wednesdays Week 1-13 - Semester 2
Time: 2-3pm
Where: EG.10, Building E, USC Sunshine Coast 

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, two-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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