Current students in the Hub.

Study skills and IT workshops

Attend a range of workshops and sessions for study, essay writing and academic tips and get you set up online to help you succeed in your studies.

Study skills workshop*

Attend one of these 45-minute sessions:

  • Tuesday 25 February, 10 am, Student Union Memorial Theatre, Student Union Building
  • Wednesday 26 February, 9 am and 11 am, Student Union Memorial Theatre, Student Union Building.

Essay-writing workshop*

Attend one of these 45-minute sessions:

  • Tuesday 25 February, 9 am and 11 am, Student Union Memorial Theatre, Student Union Building
  • Wednesday 26 February, 10 am and noon, Student Union Memorial Theatre, Student Union Building.

Smart Start*

Register now to secure a place in Smart Start.

Smart Start is a half-day session to learn about academic skills. This interactive session is designed to build your confidence, help you meet new people and give you a head start with your studies. Topics include:

  • tips for successful study
  • academic expectations
  • essay writing
  • reading
  • note-taking skills.

You'll need to attend the whole session: Thursday 27 February, 9.30 am to 1 pm, in MCLT 103, Maclaurin lecture theatre, Kelburn campus.

*If you attend Smart Start, you don't need to attend the essay-writing and study skills workshops.

myTechnology—student IT session

This 60-minute session shows you how to get set up online—including a general overview of student IT and Blackboard and a practical session in the CyberCommons that will cover how to get set up for email, internet, storing files and printing.

Bring your student ID card or Confirmation of Study so you can log in. All sessions cover the same material.

These sessions will be held in KKLT 301, Kirk building:

  • Tuesday 25 February, 9 am and 2.30 pm
  • Wednesday 26 February, 11 am
  • Thursday 27 February, 11 am and 2.30 pm