Academic Skills Centre | Pokapū Pūkenga Ako

The Academic Skills Centre (ASC) is a free advisory service and resource hub that focuses on writing and study strategies to maximise student achievement at all levels from first year through to PhD.

We offer individual consultations with a learning advisor to discuss a specific assignment, as well as workshops, seminars, lectures, and online resources on critical thinking and writing in the university context—everything from the correct use of semi-colons to creating a citations list, to subject-specific styles of discourse. 

Starting at UC in Semester 2 - enrol in free ASC workshops to upskill and be organised before the semester starts!

  • Pre-semester Introduction to Essay Writing: Monday, 8 July 2019 -

Sharpen your writing skills before the term starts! This one-off, 4-hour session covers all the essentials of essay writing so that you’re ready to roll when the term gets underway. Online registration available here

  • First Year Students’ Academic Orientation: Wednesday, 10 July 2019 -

Further information and online registration available here.

  • International Students' Academic Orientation: Thursday, 11 July 2019 -

Further information and online registration available here.

  • Adult Students’ Academic Orientation: Friday, 12 July 2019 -

Further information and online registration available here.

ASC Term 3 Workshops available now!

Don't wait, enrol online and get organised for the next semester.

English Language Support Programme

This year-long course is designed to help students with English as an additional language to improve their academic English. Classes are 50 minutes long and take place once per week during term time. Students are welcome to join the course at any stage during the year.

 

 

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