Academic skills workshops

Free workshops conducted by UOW teaching staff designed to help you improve your study, writing, English language, and maths and stats skills.

Learning and Maths Skills workshop

The following workshops will be held throughout Autumn session.

To register and find out more visit the Student Success Portal > Learning Skills Support / Maths Skills Support > Events. Walk-ins also welcome.

Location: Academic Skills Centre, Ground Floor, Library, Wollongong campus.

Topic: Math skills

When: Mondays 11.30 am – 12.30 pm
Week 4: Algebra for Level 2 Finance
Week 5: Logarithms with Applications to Finance
Week 6: Public holiday
Week 7: Fractions for Education

Topic: Assignment Skills

When: Tuesdays 12.30 pm – 1.30 pm
Week 4: Understanding assignments 
Week 5: Reading and research strategies
Week 6: Introduction to Academic writing 
Week 7: The writing process

Topic: Studying in Australia

When: Wednesdays 12.30 pm – 1.30 pm 
Week 4: How to paraphrase
Week 5: Communicating in classes
Week 6: Reading texts and building vocabulary 
Week 7: Group work tips and strategies

Topic: Referencing help

When: Thursdays 12.30 pm – 1.30 pm
Week 4: Referencing help
Week 5: Referencing help
Week 6: Referencing help
Week 7: Referencing help

Topic: Digital Literacy Skills

When: Fridays 11.30 am –  12.30 pm
Week 4: Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Week 5: Public holiday
Week 6: Excel - Basic Data Analysis
Week 7: Excel - Basic Financial Mathematics


Ready, Set, Succeed workshops

Ready, Set, Succeed are a series of workshops that are run before university starts, designed to give you a head start at university 

In 2024, our Ready, Set, Succeed Workshops will focus on: 

  • English language reading, writing and speaking writing workshops for international students 
  • Maths Workshops 

You can sign up to these workshops as part of your orientation registration.

Postgraduate and HDR students

Postgraduate Business workshops 

Students can access Postgraduate Business workshops via the Sydney Business School Student Handbook Moodle site

HDR seminars

Students can access HDR seminars via the Graduate Research School

Watch recorded workshops 

Can't find a suitable time or no workshops available? You can watch recordings of past workshops at any time on the UOW Academic Skills Workshops Moodle page.