Whatever the subject or level of your qualification, you can learn essential academic skills at Massey's free study workshops. Sessions cover everything from managing your time to writing literature reviews.
StudyUp online workshops
StudyUp is a series of online workshops run by the Centre for Learner Success that help improve writing and study skills. The sessions cover:
- essay writing
- paragraph writing
- time management
- academic integrity and plagiarism
- critical analysis
- other study-related topics.
StudyUp sessions are broadcast live on Zoom and available to all Massey students. You’ll need your Student ID number to book.
StudyUp: Postgraduate covers the specialist knowledge you need to study at master's or doctorate level. Workshops include:
- how to write a research proposal
- how to write a literature review
- effective oral presentations.
You don’t have to be a postgraduate student to attend these sessions.
StudyUp online resources
Don't worry if you miss a live session. You can catch up by doing the interactive online tutorial instead.
PhD Writing Skills Workshops
This workshop series is specially designed to support doctoral students to develop their writing skills.
The workshops are delivered by Learning Advisors from the Centre for Learner Success, who are experienced in supporting doctoral students through every stage of the writing process. Massey librarians also deliver a session that covers how to create and structure long documents, and tips on using Endnote. Workshops include:
- Writing your confirmation report
- Presenting your PhD research
- Improving your PhD thesis writing style
- Editing your PhD thesis.
Library online workshops
Massey's library runs online workshops to help you make the most of its resources. Learn where to find the information you need, and how to use referencing software like Endnote.
Auckland campus academic support services
Level 2 of the library for Writing Consultants.
Level 3 of the library for the Disability Services and Learning Advisors.
Manawatū campus academic support services
Level 2 of the Student Centre for the Disability Services, and for appointments with Writing Consultants and Learning Advisors.
Pacific student fale (YFC Building) for the Pacific Learning Advisor.
Wellington campus academic support services
Level A (ground floor) of the library. You will find our Writing Consultants, Learning Advisor and Disability Services in the Centre for Learner Success in the back-right corner.
Fale Bilong Iumi in T33 for the Pacific Learning Advisor.