The Academic Preparation Program has been developed to help get new students off to the best possible start at Flinders. Each 50 minute session has been co-created by our academic staff and our students to give you the information and skills you will need while you’re at University.

All sessions are free and no bookings are required. Please come along and join us for any of the sessions. You can also live stream some of the sessions if you are unable to come on campus.

Check the campus map for lecture theatre locations.

 

Sessions for the Colleges of:

  • Education, Psychology and Social Work

  • Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

  • Business Government and Law

 

Monday 19
February

Wednesday 21
February

Thursday 22
February

Venue

North Lecture Theatre 3 North Lecture Theatre 3 North Lecture Theatre 3

9am

    Critical Thinking

10am

    Library & FLO

11am

    Reading Academic Text

12pm

Head Start to Uni    

1pm

Life at Uni    

2pm

Critical Thinking Academic Writing Maths Refresher

3pm

Library & FLO Academic Referencing  

4pm

Reading Academic Texts    

 

Sessions for the Colleges of:

  • Medicine and Public Health

  • Nursing and Health Sciences

  • Science and Engineering

 

Monday 19 February

Thursday 22
February

Friday 23
February

Venue

South Lecture Theatre 1 South Lecture Theatre 1 Sturt South Lecture Theatre S202 South Lecture
Theatre 1

9am

  Critical Thinking*   Arithmetic & Algebra I

10am

  Academic Writing* Academic Writing Arithmetic & Algebra II

11am

  Academic Referencing* Critical Thinking Ratio, Proportion, Conversion & Scientific Notation

12pm

Head Start to Uni*      

1pm

Life at Uni*   Academic Referencing  Introductory Statistics

2pm

Reading Academic Texts* Maths Refresher* Maths Refresher Mathematical Straight Lines

3pm

Library & FLO*      

* This session will be live streamed.


Live Stream Sessions

Sessions marked with asterisks (*) are live steamed and available at:

http://video.flinders.edu.au/events/OWeek_APP_2018.cfm

If you are unable to watch these sessions, you are encouraged to visit the Academic Skills Kit resources (FLO access required) at:

https://flo.flinders.edu.au/course/view.php?id=37976

 

Session overview

Academic Referencing
Covers important information about how to reference academic sources in your assignments and assessment pieces, and avoid plagiarism.
Library & FLO
Learn how to access library resources and use Flinders Learning Online. This session complements the Library tours that run throughout O’Week and students are encouraged to attend both.
Academic Writing
Provides an overview of how to write and structure your assignments using an academic style.
Life at Uni
Study tips, time management skills, budgeting tips and a range of other hints to help you succeed at uni.
Arithmetic & Algebra I
A guide to basic operations, powers, roots, fractions and rearranging formulae.

Mathematical Straight Lines
Will go over the skills to draw mathematical straight lines, calculate their slopes, intercepts and equations.

Arithmetic & Algebra II
Will go over the principles of simultaneous equations, quadratic equations and factorization.
Maths Refresher
Covers basic math concepts to help you in whatever course you are studying
Critical Thinking
Forming arguments based on credible evidence from academic sources.
Ratio, Proportion, Conversion & Scientific Notation
Will help you understand these mathematical terms and how to apply them to your studies.
Head Start to Uni
Outlines the different support services available to students and how to access them.
Reading Academic Texts
Tips and hints to help you find relevant information in academic texts.
Introductory Statistics
Provides an overview of population, sample, mean, median, mode and standard deviation.
 

 

Contact us
08 8201 2518
slc@flinders.edu.au
Student Learning Centre Office, Basement Registry Annex, Bedford Park campus