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Academic Skills Centre workshops

Workshops 211

Academic Skills Centre offers a range of free workshops. These will all be online via the Academic Skills iLearn community in semester 211 and will be recorded.

Most workshops will be held in the Academic Skills Centre iLearn site in the community room.

* Please note: 10 Tips for Academic Writing and 7 tips for Studying Remotely will be held on the 211 Orientation iLearn community

For recordings and workshop materials, please go to the Academic Skills Centre iLearn page.

10 Tips for Academic Writing*

Theatre 4 (6_3_14)

211 Orientation Community iLearn


OWed13 Jan3.30  - 4.30pm
7 tips for Studying Remotely*

211 Orientation Community iLearn



OThur14 Jan

4 - 5pm

Study Strategies

ASC iLearn Community Room

1Mon18 Jan2 - 3 pm
APA referencing

ASC iLearn Community Room

2Wed27 Jan12 - 1pm
Quoting and paraphrasing

ASC iLearn Community Room

3Wed3 Feb12 - 1pm

If you can't attend, please make an appointment with Academic Skills Centre and we will go through the session with you one on one.

For further information about these workshops, contact Academic Skills Centre.

Workshop summaries

Academic Writing Seminar

This is a general introduction to what is expected from academic writing at university. It focuses on organising an essay, approaching the question and style.

Study Strategies

Effective study tips to maximise your study potential. This workshop looks at time management, studying effectively & ways to learn actively.

Read Smarter

This workshop looks at ways of reading more effectively and efficiently through raising awareness of reading techniques such as skimming, scanning, guessing words in context and mind mapping.

Referencing - In text and Reference Lists

APA  referencing style is used in all Bond faculties except for Law. This workshop looks at how to reference in text as well as write reference lists using APA 7th edition.

Quoting and Paraphrasing

This workshop looks at ways of avoiding plagiarism by quoting and paraphrasing correctly.

APA formatting for Psychology

In this workshop all things APA will be clarified, including how to format your lab reports and literature reviews.

Pronunciation and Understanding Native English Speakers

This workshop looks at helping non-native speakers of English with pronunciation. The session focuses on developing word and sentence stress in English, linking, weak forms and raising awareness of how these contribute to rhythm and ultimately to the overall understanding of spoken English. 

Report writing for Built Environment students

This workshop looks at how to write effective reports for Built Environment subjects such as Construction or Property

Preparing for Intensives

This workshop looks at how to prepare for lectures and tutorials in intensive mode at Bond

Maths for Finance Subjects

This workshop looks at some of the important maths concepts necessary for Fundamentals of Finance and Managerial Finance

Referencing, paraphrasing, and plagiarism for Built Environment students

This workshop looks at referencing APA and Harvard styles, paraphrasing, and avoiding plagiarism in Built Environment subjects such as Construction and Property

Academic Writing for Study Abroad and Exchange students

This workshop looks at some of the differences in academic style with English and other countries, and highlights the common mistakes made by international students