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. 

Summer GradFest - 29 October-1 November 2019

Register now - a week of free workshops, seminars and social events specifically for UC postgraduate students. 

Ace the upcoming exams!

Learn to identify and develop ways to manage stress, and checkout the ASC upcoming Revision and Exam workshops.

ASC Term 4 Workshops enrol now!

Take advantage of the 20 different free courses for undergraduates, honours, and postgraduate students. There's something for everyone, from taking effective notes, managing your time, revision and exam skills, understanding both stress and study fatigue. 

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.

Extra workshop: Thursday, 3 October - Grammar Bites: Sentence structure, verb tenses, concise writing, collocations and prepositions.

 

 
 

 

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