Keep on top of your studies by taking advantage of the wide range of academic and study support services available to you, including workshops and events, one-to-one support and online study resources. We also have STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) skills support available at all campuses. Visit our Drop-in study support page for more information.
These sessions offer extra help with researching, referencing, or writing assignments.
- Academic skills at Sunshine Coast campus
- Library — 10:30-11:30am Monday to Friday (Weeks 2-13)
- EG.10 — 12noon–1pm Monday to Friday (Weeks 1-13)
- Academic skills at SouthBank campus (Pre-Semester and Weeks 1-13)
- Academic skills at Gympie campus (Weeks 1-13)
- Academic skills at Fraser Coast campus (Weeks 1-13)
- Academic skills at Caboolture campus (Weeks 1-13)
There are also course specific drop-in sessions on the Sunshine Coast campus:
Top 5 Study support FAQs
- Academic skills advisers—receive assistance with your specific learning needs.
- Academic skills—locate information on how to reference, structure essays and reports, speak publicly, write academically, punctuate correctly and more. Just visit Blackboard/Quick Links/Academic Skills.
- Student Hub—book appointments and workshops online. One-on-one academic skills advice available at any time during your study. Workshops are available before and during the semester. Log in using your USC username and password and select appointments.
- Studiosity (Yourtutor)—receive free, live online academic skills advice between 3pm – midnight from Sunday to Friday (ends Week 13). Access Studiosity (YourTutor) via Blackboard/Quick Links/Yourtutor.
Workshops and group sessions
- Pre-semester skills workshops—brush up on your academic writing, study and proofreading skills before the semester starts
- Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP)—offers enabling courses in subject areas such as Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Biology and Physiology. TEP runs throughout the semester.
- Academic Skills workshops—1–2 hour workshops held throughout semester on topics such as essay and report writing.
- English language and writing support—for students from non-English speaking backgrounds.
- Library help—in person or online library help is available to make your research more effective.