The Student Advice team offer UTAS students a range of online modules throughout semester. UGrow USucceed modules will assist in the development of the skills that you need to be successful at University and beyond.
As a university student you will be expected to take responsibility for things like finding and understanding your class timetable, attending classes and completing assignments. This set of modules explores all of the 'need to know' information important for ensuring your first semester at UTAS runs smoothly.
Modules covered include:
Are you considering studying online and want to know whether it’s the right mode of study for you? Or would you like to know how best to manage your online studies? This module provides an introduction to the benefits of studying online and what you can expect, as well as some useful tips and advice on how to get started and how to succeed in your online studies – online recording available
Not sure how you’re going to manage your time to get the most out of your studies, meet assessment deadlines and keep up with other commitments? This set of modules outlines some tried and true time management tools (e.g. weekly planners), and techniques on how to limit distractions and overcome procrastination.
Modules covered include:
Practical ways to develop, maintain, and tap into your motivation – when the going gets tough, the tough get going! - online recording available
This module will teach you how to connect with others to help carry the load – online recording available
Learn how to harness your stress levels productively – online recording available
This module will look at identifying and reframing the pictures in your head for a refreshingly positive outlook – online recording available
This module will help you to manage the mid semester rush, and assist with planning your assignments. It will provide strategies for meeting deadlines, and will offer ways in which you can break down the process into small achievable tasks – online recording available
If you think that just completing a uni degree will get you the job you want, think again. Employers are looking for a wide range of skill sets in today’s graduates. Staff from Career Development and Employment provide 7 practical tips – including where to find useful resources, building self-awareness, and making connections – in order to give first year students a head start in career planning – online recording available
Wondering how on earth to tackle your exam preparation? This module introduces a 3 step approach to breaking down the overwhelming task of revising for exams by looking at revision techniques and offering tips to help you achieve exam success – online recording available
To succeed at UTAS you need some very basic IT skills – you need to be able to access email, create basic Word documents for your assignments, use the learning management system MyLO and manage your files. If you feel that you need to develop or brush up on these skills it would be a good idea to take a look at the internal and external links that take you through these skills.
Use UTAS systems at Service Desk including; Webmail, MyLO, MyMedia, Turnitin.
Link to external service providers' material to assist with the following:
The Student Learning team can assist you to develop a range of academic, English language, writing, numeracy and study skills. For information about drop-in support, individual appointments, workshops and more, please visit Student Learning.
If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student, support is available at our Riawunna Centres on each campus. We can help you with ITAS one-to-one tutoring, mentors, enrolments and course advice. We also offer a preparation pathway called Murina which helps new students get ready for university study. To find out more call in and meet us, have a coffee and check out our study areas or visit Riawunna.
Authorised by the Executive Director, Student Centre
16 April, 2013