Workshops and sessions

If you are on campus there are many workshops, drop-in sessions, and units available for you to expand your academic skills and get support.

  • English, communications and writing

    UniEdge workshop series

    Workshops are held throughout the study period to explain academic expectations and help you get the most out of uni. They provide you with key skills you need at university, including critical thinking and writing, reading, speaking and listening in the academic context.

    All workshops are open to anyone who would like to join.

    Weeks 1 and 2:

    Weeks 3 and 4:

    Week 5 (non-teaching week):

    Weeks 6 and 7:

    Week 10 (non-teaching week):

    Weeks 11 and 12:

    For dates, locations and registration click on the links above.

    Download the UniEdge Calendar

    TLC 101 Communication Skills for Undergraduate Study

    If English is an additional language for you, this unit will help you develop your writing, reading and speaking skills for success in undergraduate study in an Australian academic context.

    Find out more about TLC101

    TLC501 Communication Skills for Postgraduate Study

    If you come from a non-English speaking background, this unit will help you develop the communication skills necessary for success in postgraduate research and study in an Australian academic context.

    Find out more about TLC501

  • Science, maths and statistics

    Maths Refresher

    Get a head start by coming to this free short Maths Refresher program in ‘O’ Week which is designed to strengthen your maths skills. Resources for these modules will be available throughout the year, so you can refer to them at any time.

    See Maths Refresher program

    Session Time and location Description
    Maths Help Thursday:
    1:30pm – 3:30pm
    Library North foyer
    First Year Maths or Stats e.g. MAS162, MAS164, MAS182, MAS183, etc. Drop in when you need help. Tutor available.
    Stats Clinic Tuesday:
    3:30pm – 5:30pm
    in 245.3.038
    First Year Statistics MAS180, MAS183. Drop in for stats help, e.g. with R on computers. Tutor available.
    Maths Clinic Thursday and Friday:
    11:30pm – 1:30pm
    in 245.3.002
    First Year Maths e.g. MAS162, MAS164, MAS182, etc. Drop in when you need help or motivation. Students helping students.
    Chemistry Clinics Tuesday and Thursday:
    12:30pm – 1:20pm
    in CHE140 LMS

    The link to the online session is available via the CHE140 LMS page.
    First Year Chemistry CHE140 - online only. Drop in when you need help or motivation – from Week 1. Tutor (lecturer) available online.
    BSC100 Drop-in sessions Thursday:
    12:30pm – 1:30pm
    in 235.3.032

    (Any change in venue announced on BSC100 LMS)
    BSC100 students. Drop in when you need help. Tutor (UC) available.
    Murdoch Support for Learning
    Numeracy consultations (South Street)

    Teaching weeks (Online):
    Monday and Tuesday:
    8.30am – 12.30pm

    Non-teaching weeks:
    Tuesday:
    8.30am – 2:00pm

    By appointment only.
    Visit MyMurdoch Advice locations to make an appointment or email Advice@murdoch.edu.au

    Numeracy consultations (Mandurah) Monday:
    9.30am – 3.30pm
     
    Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) Check session times and enrol Sessions usually available for MAS162, MAS164, MAS183, MAS182, PSY173, BMS107, BIO152, CHE140, CHE144, ICT169, ICT170.
    Students helping students.
  • One-on-one study consultations

    Our learning advisors can help you get the most out of your university study. You can get advice on writing assignments, preparing for exams, reading critically, English expression and grammar, numeracy skills, and effective time management.

    Consultations are now online. Book a consultation through your Peer Academic Coach.

  • Singapore and Myanmar campuses

    Individual consultations or group sessions are available to help with:

    • research
    • referencing
    • academic integrity
    • plagiarism
    • Urkund
    • essay and report writing
    • English skills
    • exam preparation
    • time management
    • presentation skills
    • study techniques.

    You can also send your queries or assignments via email to Anne Palmer or call on +65 6733 7136.

    Skype Sessions for academic support and non-academic issues

    Dr Anne Palmer is the Assistant Dean, Learning and Teaching at Murdoch University, Singapore Campus.  Anne is available to help and guide you on a wide range of issues during your time at Murdoch University.

    For confidential and personalised Skype appointment, please email Veronica Mitchell. Skype sessions can be arranged every Wednesday from 11am to 7pm.

  • Dubai campus

    For details about academic support on our Dubai campus, please email Dubai Student Services or call on +971 4 4355700.