The Writing Centre runs seminars in Orientation, and is able to run seminars or workshops at other times if a group of students request it.
On this page you will find information about upcoming seminars, and also resources associated with past seminars.
Succeeding in classes
This seminar will introduce you to important information so you can do university study successfully. You will hear about how the university is structured, what sorts of classes you might have at uni, how to find information, and how to get a good start at uni.
Presented jointly with the Maths Learning Centre, by David Butler and Michael Lazarou in February 2017.
Succeeding with assignments
This seminar will give practical advice on how to succeed in your assignments, including how to get started, how to find out what the expectations are, and how to seek help.
Presented jointly with the Maths Learning Centre, by Dr Jillian Schedneck and Nicholas Crouch.
Studying in English (when it's not your first language)
It takes organisation and commitment to study several courses in English when it is not your first language. This session will cover strategies you can use to manage this process and to continually improve your English. It will also show several self-access resources you can use to keep learning.
Presented by Dr Jillian Schedneck and Jayee Teh.
How to write with confidence
Successful time management
Designed to improve your academic performance and quality of life as a student, this workshop looks at developing your personal and academic skills. It includes realistic self-evaluation and planning techniques.
Presented by Counselling Support