Links to key resources
- MyLO: http://mylo.utas.edu.au/
- IT Service Desk: Service.Desk@utas.edu.au
- Plagiarism information: http://www.students.utas.edu.au/plagiarism
Postgraduate study guides
Please find below some useful guides that may assist you in your studies. These have all been written specially for postgraduate students in Health at UTAS.
- Guide to Critical Reviews (PDF 15.9 KB)
- Guide to Plagiarism (PDF 50.1 KB)
- Advice for Assignments (PDF 65.0 KB)
- Guide to Literature Reviews (PDF 15.8 KB)
- Example of Literature Review – bad (PDF 44.5 KB)
- Example of Literature Review – good (PDF 61.5 KB)
- Guide to Writing Reports (PDF 482.5 KB)
- Social Media and the Medical Profession (PDF 563.5 KB)
Referencing and EndNote
Acknowledging your sources when writing assignments is a fundamental skill of academic writing. Please be sure to reference your work properly.
EndNote is a useful program for managing your references and for formatting your bibliography.
Postgraduate user guides
Postgraduate students are expected to be able to use a number of computer applications. Below are a number of user guides designed to assist students in using some of the more common programs, as well as information about how to seek help.
General Computer Help
The UTAS Service Desk provides support for students on IT and online learning matters.
|IT Service Desk – IT Support for Students
Self-help resources for a variety of software
|Telephone (during normal business hours)||+61 3 6226 1818, OR
1300 304 903 (local call charge from within Tasmania, mobiles excepted)
|Online request (login required)||UTAS IT Support Request (login required)|
My Learning Online (MyLO) is the University's online course management and delivery tool. Postgraduate Health Program units are Web-based, meaning that MyLO is required for access to, and interaction with, content, communication between staff and students, and for aspects of assessment.
A MyLO User Guide for Postgraduate Health Students (PDF 584 KB) has been produced to assist postgraduate students in preparing for, and using, MyLO.
- UTAS Learning Online
- UTAS Learning Online – MyLO Support
- UTAS Learning Online – Ask for Help on MyLO
Request for help from IT Service Desk
- Turnitin: Information for Students
Information for Turnitin
- Academic Honesty (login required)
MyLO Unit for learning about and using Turnitin
MyMedia Services Support
The MyMedia Service provides captured recordings via the Internet (normally through MyLO) to students. Recordings are made available in a range of formats including the MyMedia Player streaming format (a rich media environment), RSS feeds, and downloadable formats.
- UTAS MyMedia Services
Supporting resources for MyMedia Services
Occasionally, postgraduate students may be required to submit a video file for assessment. YouTube allows for this to be done in a discreet way, without broadcasting your work to the entire Web community.
A YouTube User Guide for Postgraduate Health Students (PDF 385.6 KB) has been produced to assist postgraduate students in recording videos and uploading to YouTube.
Online video sharing
- YouTube Help
Self-help articles and tutorials, and discussion forums
- Youtube Help – Uploading
Self-help resources for uploading and editing
- YouTube Help – What video formats can I download?
List of acceptable video file formats
- YouTube Help – Optimising your video uploads
Advice for achieving quality uploads
- YouTube Help – Unlisted videos
FAQs about the Unlisted option
- YouTube Current Site Issues
Known problems with YouTube