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Adult Students' Academic Orientation

Pre-University Academic Skills Session

Starting out at university? Returning after a long break?

If you are an adult student (20+ years) and have never been to university or have been away from study for some time, then this half day orientation session may be for you!

This session offers you the chance to boost your confidence and gain/refresh key skills you’ll need to succeed at university. The course will run on Monday, 14 February 2022 between 9.30 am-1.30 pm.

This Adult Students’ Academic Orientation will boost your readiness to manage your time effectively and take clear lecture notes; critically think; and write effective assignments and/or essays.

To register, please email us at academicskills@canterbury.ac.nz or register online below.

Presenter: Jacqueline Tither

Dates and times

  • PRE-SEMESTER WORKSHOP: Academic Orientation for Adult Students': Monday, 12 July 2021, from 10.00 am to 12.50 pm (enrol here, or email academicskills@canterbury.ac.nz): passed
  • PRE-SEMESTER WORKSHOP: Academic Orientation for Adult Students': Monday, 14 February 2022, from 9.30 am to 1.20 pm (enrol here, or email academicskills@canterbury.ac.nz): enrolment and venue>>


  • Academic Skills Centre
    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140
    +64 3 369 3900
  • academicskills@canterbury.ac.nz
    When contacting us, please use your
    University of Canterbury email address.
  • Our location
    Level 3,
    Central Library (Puaka-James Hight)