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Study Skills workshops

Want to feel more confident about your writing? Confused about how to reference? Worried about preparing for exams? Attend a Study Skills workshop.

Workshop activities are practical and based on your own needs. To get the most out of the workshops browse the pre-workshop reading materials. On the day, bring your unit guide to the workshop and be ready to discuss an assignment you are currently working on.

Our campus and cloud (online) workshops are held throughout the trimester and are suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students.


Pre-workshop reading

Before you attend a workshop browse our academic skills resources, which cover a variety of topics from exam preparation to editing an assignment.


Thinking about assessments and assignments
Workshops are interactive and provide opportunities to meet Study Skills Advisers and other students, and to share ideas and discuss strategies for improvement. Key topics include:

  • Understanding assignment questions
  • Understanding the unit guide
  • Researching for your assignment
  • Reading and note taking
  • Critical thinking
  • Time management

Exam preparation
This workshop will outline strategies to prepare for exams. It will cover the following topics:

  • Preparing to take exams
  • Revising
  • Managing your time in exams

Experienced mentors will give you their best tips for the lead up to and doing the exam so don't miss out!

Find the workshop timetable for your campus. There is no need to book, just turn up!
*Note: The online timetable is available on each page.

Following your workshop

After you have completed a workshop you may want to follow up a topic with a Language and Learning Adviser or a student peer mentor.

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