Academic Skills Centre
For tips and advice on a range of topics from essay writing to time management, please visit the Academic Tip Sheet library.
ECU Learning Advisers
At ECU, each school have staff dedicated to providing study and academic support to students. Learning Advisers from the Centre for Learning and Teaching can work with you to develop your academic and communication skills.
They offer several learning support services including:
More information about these services as well as access to a range of resources is available from the Academic Skills Centre Blackboard site under My Communities.
ECU Library Guides
The following links will direct you to library guides that are designed to assist with the development of academic skills.
Library Workshops and Events
ECU Library offers a variety of workshops and events during the Academic year.
The workshops are designed to help save you time and become more proficient in researching and using the ECU Library and its resources.
Please browse the Library Workshops guide to see what's on offer at a campus near you and register your interest to attend.
Subject librarians assist teaching staff and students in making the best use of the library and information resources for teaching and learning needs and have created Library Guides for each subject area. Subject librarians provide teaching staff and higher degree by research students specialised research support and deliver library-related sessions tailored to teaching units and student needs.
SALT (Student Assistance with Learning Technologies)
SALT help is available to students needing technology support with Blackboard, PebblePad, Turnitin, MS Word and assignment presentations. SALT help is available at your campus library between 12pm - 2pm during semester.
PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions)
PASS is a FREE academic support program for selected units. It is a super-charged study group!
Sessions are led by a second or third year student who has successfully completed the unit with high marks and focus on integrating course content (what to learn) with critical thinking and study skills (how to learn).
PASS provides all students enrolled in the unit with a friendly, focused and active learning environment where you work together to better understand unit content and help you study effectively.
Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Nyoongar people, who are the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs operate.
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Nyoongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.