Gain the skills required for university study
Discover how to make the most of your study time and give yourself the best chance of acing your assignments and exams.
We also have heaps of helpful tips and tools for correct referencing.
Brush up on your study skills
We have a stack of helpful resources to help you prepare for university study. These include tips for reading and taking notes, and making the most of your study time. Here are some quick links to get you started.
Bookable group study spaces
Bookable group study spaces are perfect for acing any group assessment.
Access free online training to improve your digital skills
You can access free online training in the various versions of Microsoft Office. Step-by-step instructions and videos are available in Word, Excel and other Microsoft Office products that allow you to improve your digital skills. Microsoft Virtual Academy offers free online training to help develop your skills. Access training in Excel, PowerPoint, visualisation, analysis and more.
Smarthinking is a free 24/7 online tutoring service available to all Griffith students seeking advice on improving their writing skills. Students can submit their assignment draft for review and receive a response in 24 hours. Smarthinking and Study Smart are your first steps to improving your writing and study skills.
Get specialist advice
Library specialists can assist you with improving your academic writing, study skills, referencing, and research needs. If needed, we can arrange a time to talk to you by phone, online, or face-to-face. This includes referrals with a learning adviser for an Academic Integrity breach.
After looking through the above sections you may take the Study Smart Quiz to test your understanding of academic writing.
We are here to help!
If you have any questions about the Library or computing, you can find your answers on Ask Us 24/7.
Or you can ask our friendly staff in person about Library and IT products and services,find us in the libraries or contact us by phone, email or chat.