Student Life and Learning wants you to make the most of your university studies. Here you will find resources and support to help you develop and refine your academic skills.
Academic Study Skills
Self-help guides to referencing, writing reports, grammar and more.
- Referencing assignments
Learn how to reference your assignments using different styles such as Harvard referencing.
Discover what you need to know and how to avoid plagiarism.
- Writing skills
Guides for grammar, essay and assignment writing, postgraduate writing and more.
- Critical thinking
This guide introduces the idea of critical thinking for university study.
- Reading and note-taking
Lengthy reading lists can be frightening. These reading and notetaking guides can assist.
- Exam preparation
Tips for exam preparation, multiple choice, essay exams and more.
- Oral presentations
Tips for preparing a presentation, using PowerPoint, speaking to audience...
- Lectures, tutorials and group work
Guide to lectures, tutorials and developing your discussion and group work skills.
- Time management
Tips for planning your time and spreading your work to avoid a 'traffic jam'.
- English language and conversation skills
Includes 28 Strategies for improving your English and various language programs.
- Postgrad research support
Academic skills support for postgraduate research students.
Workshops and courses
Attend one of our workshops to develop your study, writing and conversation skills.