Academic Skills

Studying at university requires you to think, write and demonstrate your knowledge in new and challenging ways. There are services available to help.

Academic Skills Team

The University's Academic Skills Team can help develop and enhance your skills for tertiary success. Attend workshops, access online learning modules, or arrange individual tutorials to help succeed in your degree.

There are resources available on a range of topics, including time management, academic writing, research and referencing, and presentation skills.

University Services

The University of Melbourne offers one of the most comprehensive student support networks in Australia, including tools for success, careers advice, counselling, and financial aid. To find what you are looking for go to the Service Finder.

Peer-to-peer support sessions

Student groups run sessions throughout semester to provide help with a subject or building important skills.

No bookings are needed. Just drop in at your convenience and speak to a Student Peer Leader about what you can do to improve.

Graduate Science English-Language Development Program

The Graduate Science Language Development Program is a free face-to-face workshop that takes place during Semester 1. It offers participants the opportunity to develop their language skills among fellow science students. Places are limited and applications are required.