UniStart Dates and Timetables

UniStart Period 3 2016 (Spring)

Mode Location Dates for UniStart Essentials (face-to-face or interactive online components of the program) Access to workshops, individual learning support and to online resources, information and materials
Online Hobart Distance 12th September to 25th November Remainder of the year

UniStart Period 1 2017 (Summer)

ModeLocation Dates for UniStart Essentials (face-to-face or interactive online components of the program) Access to workshops, individual learning support and to online resources, information and materials
Online Hobart Distance 16th Jan – 19th February Remainder of the year
On Campus Hobart 6th - 9th February Remainder of the year
  Hobart 14th -17th February Remainder of the year
  Launceston 6th -9th February Remainder of the year
  Launceston 13th - 16th February Remainder of the year
  Cradle Coast 13th -16th February Remainder of the year
  Rozelle 21st -24th February Remainder of the year
  Darlinghurst 21st -24th February Remainder of the year
 Start Morning sessions (there will be a morning tea break)

Lunch break

Afternoon sessions

Approx. Finish

Day 1

8.45 Register
9.00 Start

  • Introduction to UniStart
  • Getting the most out of your university lectures
  • Note taking
12:00-12:30
  • Critical thinking & writing
  • Stress and time management
3.30
Day 2 9.00
  • Academic writing: Analysing assignment questions and understanding expectations
  • Academic writing: Gathering information: Using the University Library
11:15-12:15 or
12:15-1:15
  • Academic honesty and fundamentals of referencing at uni’
3.30
Day 3 9.00
  • Critical reading
  • Academic writing: The structure of uni’ essays
12:30-1:30
  • Planning an essay
  • Participation in tutorials/Speaking in public
3.30
Day 4 9.00
  • Introduction to learning online
  • Time for some writing Academic writing: Editing and refining
12.30-1.30
  • Feedback on your writing
  • Studying across the university
  • Last minute questions and farewell
3.30

These are a guide and subject to slight changes

  • Please note that the online timetable will cause you confusion. Please attend at the campus locations listed below
  • Registration on day 1 opens at 8.45am for a 9.00am start.
  • For more details on what the program offers, please view the UniStart session/module descriptions.
Hobart Classes commence in the Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre 1, University Centre Sandy Bay campus, Hobart SB.UniCentre208.LT1. Campus map
Launceston Classes commence in Lecture Theatre 5 - Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, Newnham campus, Launceston NH.BE21.L01.138 Campus map
Cradle Coast Classes commence in Room D201-203, Building D, Cradle Coast campus, Burnie MR.AL09.L02.201 Campus map
Rozelle Rozelle Classes commence in Room 1, Rozelle campus, Lilyfield, Rozelle campus, Lilyfield Campus map

An introductory letter will be sent to students before UniStart commences. Please ensure your home address is current in your student details


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