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.
Develop study skills
- Manage your time
- Read effectively
- Think critically
- Make effective notes
- Work in groups
- Prepare for exams
Develop digital skills
- Social media
- Digital dexterity
Research for assignments
- Analyse your assignment
- Search for information sources
- Evaluate information sources
- Assignment types
- Structure your assignment
- Write academically
- Academic integrity
- Four steps of referencing
- Referencing styles
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.
Digital Dexterity Quiz
Digital skills have never been more important. Discover your digital dexterity with our self-evaluation tool and identify areas you can improve.
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. This includes referrals with a learning adviser for an Academic Integrity breach. If needed, we can arrange a time to talk to you by phone or online.
After looking through the above sections you may take the Study Smart Quiz to test your understanding of academic writing.
We offer online workshops on researching, referencing, structuring assignments and exam preparation. Come along and improve your skills!
Get free online tutoring to improve your writing. You can submit your writing for detailed review, request an appointment or submit questions online. A tutor will respond within 24 hours. You can use this service for up to 3 hours per trimester.
Peer assisted study sessions
Attend a student facilitated group study session.
Griffith mentors study support
Get study support by connecting with a Griffith student mentor.