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Student Support — Queensland

As a University of Canberra student based at one of the TAFE Queensland locations, you will benefit from access to the full range of services provided by your home campus. Support services enquiries should be made with TAFE Queensland Brisbane student support and resources and TAFE Queensland Gold Coast student support in the first instance.

You will also be able to access available UC Library resources and off campus services.

Canvas Support

Canvas is the University's learning management system. The UC Learn (Canvas) Guide for Students provides an overview of UCLearn (Canvas) and will help you locate learning materials and assessment tasks for your study.

You can access more of UC’s Study Help information via UCLearn (Canvas) at www.canberra.edu.au/studyhelp.

An Academic Integrity module is available for students to enrol in via UCLearn (Canvas) at AIM – www.canberra.edu.au/aim.This course will help develop your knowledge and understanding of academic integrity, in particular how to avoid plagiarism, whether intentional or unintentional.

You will need to be logged in to UCLearn (Canvas) to access modules, and will be prompted to ‘enrol’ when you first visit. Modules will then be found via your Canvas Dashboard and on the ‘Pages’ section of your unit sites in the “Resources for Students” page in Canvas.

Study Help

Academic Skills Support at South Brisbane Campus for University of Canberra CADD 

What is Academic Skills Support at University?

Academic Skills Support is designed to help you navigate and build your confidence for University level study. The Skills Support team of highly qualified educators can assist with your development of key skills needed to succeed at university. The team are experts in supporting you to build your confidence, resilience, knowledge and expertise in writing, reading, speaking, participating in tutorials, critical thinking, academic language, time management, study skills etc.

Please email Jan Harvey with your preferred date and time (including some options) and what you would like to discuss e.g. I need help with writing my essay in UNIT 1234

E: Jan.Harvey@canberra.edu.au

Online Tutoring

As a UC student, you also have access to several free online tutoring sessions through Studiosity per semester. Studiosity provides you with personalised, online study help. You can access Studiosity in the Course Menu of every UCLearn (Canvas) site.

Studiosity’s subject or writing specialists can help you if you’re stuck on a question from 3pm til late most days, or provide feedback on your draft writing 24/7.

Access your free account by clicking on the Studiosity link in the menu of your unit’s UCLearn (Canvas) teaching site, or by enrolling in the Study Help site www.canberra.edu.au/studyhelp (UCLearn login required) and clicking on the Studiosity link in the left menu

Further Support

UC Students at TAFE Queensland have access to services funded under the Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF). These services are:

General services:

Gold Coast:

  • TAFE Queensland (Gold Coast) library
  • To book a one-on-one appointment for:

    • career and personal counselling
    • discussion of permanent or temporary disability, mental illness or health conditions
    • discussion about Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander career pathways, employment opportunities, accommodation, Centrelink and welfare

    Please call Gold Coast Student Support Services  on 07 5581 8300 or email StudentServices.GoldCoast@tafe.qld.edu.au

International Students:

There is a special after-hours hotline for International students at TAFE Queensland: 1800 644 044

In case of emergency, ring 000 or go to your local hospital emergency department.

More information can also be found on the TAFE Queensland website here: https://tafeqld.edu.au/information-for/international-students/life-in-australia/international-student-support.html

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