As a QUT College student you have access to university welfare advisors who offer information, advice, support and counselling through individual appointments and a variety of workshops and activities. This support is to help you make the most of your experience of studying and living in Brisbane. QUT welfare advisors help with time management, health and safety, disability, as well as finance and employment including resume writing.
Language and learning support
QUT College offers you support for your ongoing language and academic literacy needs. At critical points throughout the semester, the program Discipline Lead staff engage with you to provide support and additional academic and language assistance.
Learning Forum workshops
Embedded into the College academic programs (foundation, diploma and university certificates) are Learning Forum Workshops. These are 90-minute weekly workshops held throughout the 13-week semester and are automatically included in your program as a commencing student.
The purpose of these workshops is to help you develop a sense of community and to help you understand the expectations, requirements and responsibilities of being a QUT student.
Skills to develop:
- Identifying language problems
- self-correcting errors
- re-writing work with greater accuracy
- research and referencing skills
- summarising and paraphrasing skills
- oral presentation skills
- effective learning strategies