University Academic Success workshops

About these workshops

Improve your academic skills and be better prepared for your university study. 

Our suite of University Academic Success workshops will make you feel more confident about how to overcome the challenges of first year by focusing on the knowledge and skills that you need to succeed.

Highly qualified academic instructors and an interactive methodology ensure that you can immediately apply the valuable lessons you learn in our suite of workshops.

Where is this course taught?

Calendar and pricing

These courses are only available at our Napier Road Centre

A 'Certificate of Participation' is provided for students with 80% minimum attendance.

Term 4: September - December 2016

University Academic Success

Days Times Dates Fees Duration
Tue, Thu 1730 - 1925 20 Sep - 27 Oct S$860.00 6 weeks
Tue, Thu 1730 - 1925 01 Nov - 08 Dec S$860.00 6 weeks

Learning outcomes

University Academic Success


These workshops focus on improving your awareness of academic conventions and honing your academic skills in the following areas:

  • How to identify main and supporting information in longer texts
  • Reading critically
  • Participating in tutorials
  • Researching skills and evaluating sources
  • Listening to lectures and note-taking skills
  • Evaluating sources
  • Synthesizing information
  • Organising your ideas
  • Delivering presentations
  • Writing in academic register
  • Recognising what is and isn’t plagiarism
  • Citing and referencing (MLA, APA and Chicago standard)
  • Communicating appropriately with your professors and lecturers
  • Managing your time