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Course Duration: Minimum
1 yrs, Maximum
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Student Learning and Academic Development
UniStart is a program that aims to help students develop the essential skills required for independent learning and success at University, such critical thinking, critical reading and academic writing.
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Admission & Prerequisites
UniStart is free to all University of Tasmania students, except full fee-paying International students,
Domestic studentsYou can enrol in UniStart when you accept your offer. As you complete the online process, you will beasked if you want to enrol in Unistart. Tick 'I want to enrol in UniStart' and the available sessions will be displayed. Alternatively, you can add UniStart ( XAA001) to your enrolment, through the eStudentCentre (eg, if you have accepted your offer and did not enrol in UniStart at the time or you are already enrolled at university). Select the campus and mode of study: On-Campus in Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Rozelle (semester 1 only) or St Vincent's (semester 1 only)or by Distance. (If you choose to study On-campus in Hobart or Launceston in Semester 1, there are two offerings). Visit www.utas.edu.au/unistart/ for the dates of each program.
International students are not eligible to enrol in UniStart.
UniStart is a program that aims to help you develop the essential skills required for independent learning and success at University, such as critical thinking, critical reading and academic writing. UniStart guides you through the skills and processes involved in preparing a university-level assignment and the requirements for studying at a tertiary level. UniStart also provides you with the opportunity to improve your skills in: using the UTAS library effectively; navigating the online environment at UTAS; acclimatising to university; presentation skills; oral communication; and writing formally for university.