Study skills workshops and library tours
Find workshops leading into and during O Week that you can attend to help you develop your study skills and prepare for learning. You'll also find help and advice about learning skills under Learning and assessment.
You take so many notes for lectures, tutorials, readings, research - how can you manage them so that you can use them successfully? After this session you will have some strategies for recording, labelling, annotating and re-using your notes.
Writing at uni
Find out how writing at university is different from any other writing - an introduction to ways of working, academic expectations, and assessment genres at university.
Speaking at uni
In-class presentations are a fact of life at university. If you want to navigate your way around what's expected, this session is for you. Learn how to prepare effectively, mange your nerves and get your message across.
QUT Blackboard is the University’s online learning environment which offers a range of functionalities including content management, communication and assessment tools. It displays the units you are studying and provides access to all online components of your units including learning materials, online tests and recommended readings. This introduction with provide you with useful learning and study skills.
Find session times and register for Blackboard Essentials
Referencing made simple
Referencing is an important skill that you must use at uni. This session introduces you to the principles and styles of referencing and citing using QUT cite|write. It also explains how you can paraphrase the work of others, avoid plagiarism, and make sure that your work has academic integrity. Sessions are available before, during and after O-Week.
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Researching made easy
It's easy to find information but getting the best scholarly information quickly is a skill. After this session, you will use databases more efficiently to find relevant information and current journal articles for your assignments. Sessions are available before, during and after O-Week.
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This tour is much more than a walk around a building because QUT Library is so much more than just a building! Your Library has study spaces, services, resources and people to help you, both at your campus and online.
Tours will run throughout the week, drop in and speak to HiQ Peer Concierge to join the next available tour.