When you study with CSU, you study with us – we’re in it together. We believe we only succeed when you succeed, so we provide a range of support options and encourage all our students to use them.
At CSU, study support isn’t just a safety net. It’s a key part of the overall CSU experience, and it’s one of the reasons CSU students feel confident in taking up postgraduate and online study with us.
Study support services include
short preparation courses
self help resources.
Our learning skills advisers are available on each campus, online and by phone. They’re the study gurus who can help you improve your time management, essay writing, note taking and exam techniques. Learning skills advisers can help you:
develop learning strategies that work for tertiary study
manage the process of writing essays or reports
develop and refine analytical and critical reading skills
improve exam techniques
enhance academic language and learning skills
use study time efficiently and effectively.
If your preferred course involves mathematics or statistics, you might like to work with our maths skills advisers who can:
help with specific mathematics or statistics problems
help you strengthen your mathematics skills
provide workshops on particular areas of concern
provide supplementary learning materials
help you upgrade your skills in prerequisite areas
find you individual support to help with your course work.
English support can help you get your reading or writing skills into the right shape for university study, regardless of your language background. An English skills adviser can help if:
you need to understand the requirements of an assignment
you need help with the structure of an assignment, and the development and consistency of arguments
you need help with expression, grammar, spelling, or learning to edit your own work
English is not your first language, and you require help with reading/ comprehension, pronunciation, slang and cultural/social aspects of Australia
you need help with vocabulary enrichment, especially for tertiary study
you need coaching for oral presentations.