For in-person help with writing and academic skills, visit a drop-in or book an appointment with a learning adviser (see Further Assistance for links).
Academic Skills Essentials has tip sheets and advice to help you learn how to tackle different kinds of assignments and different stages of assignments.
For advice specific to engineering and technical writing, take a look at the tip sheets and books collected below.
During your engineering degree, you will often be required to submit assessments that require well-developed writing and communication skills. Some of these styles of writing will be unfamiliar to you, or will follow certain conventions in engineering that may be different to how they are written in other fields.
Visit the Communication Skills page for help understanding:
Developing these skills will serve you will in your future engineering career.
The books below provide additional guidance on how to structure technical writing for different purposes.
It's never too soon to start thinking about your future career development. Setting goals from your first year of study will help you take advantage of the resources available to you as an ECU student.
If you're just starting out (or even if you've been here for a while), take a look at the checklist below to see how you can best position yourself for success as an engineer after graduation.
Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Noongar people, who are
the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Noongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.