Pokapū Pūkenga Ako | Academic Skills Centre
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.
Term 3 workshops now online
Take advantage of the free ASC workshops/seminars for undergraduates, honours, and postgraduate students.
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. Enrol now!
Next Workshop is: Tuesday, 10 August 2021 - Concise writing
This session provides strategies for making your writing more concise, including breaking up long sentences, cutting unnecessary words and identifying repetition.
ASC extended hours
Term 3 extended hours are:
- Tuesday through to Thursday from 10 August-26 August 2021 – 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm
To book an appointment with us:
Free 2021 ASC wall planners available
Visit us on Level 3, Puaka-James Hight to collect your free 2021 wall planner.
There are many ways we can help you develop your academic skills and support your success at UC. Check out our list of services.
All UC students and staff can access our services, with targeted programmes for specific groups. Discover how we can help.
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