Academic Skills Support

CTC offers its students ongoing assistance with academic writing skills.

Academic Skills Sessions 

Academic skills sessions will be offered in both Semester One and Semester Two in 2020.
  • A 5-session course will run in Semester One. Timing will be determined by feedback received from new students via online survey and details will be advertised by CTC early in the academic year. Semester Two sessions to be determined.
  • Proposed topics: utilising library services, ARK, avoiding plagiarism, essay planning and writing, research skills, referencing and note-taking, managing multiple assessment tasks, exam preparation.
  • 2020 Academic Writing Sessions (pdf)
To register preferences, go to the online survey or email the Learning Support Coordinator.


  • Academic Tutor (including ESL qualified) are available to assist students with regard to writing assignments and correctly acknowledging sources. Students wishing to improve their writing skills, or developing their argument to clear conclusions can also benefit from working with a tutor matched to their individual needs.
  • A research tutor is available for Higher Degree by Research Students.

More details can be obtained from the Learning Support Coordinator.

Further Information


Mr Jude Caspersz, Learning Support Coordinator