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Take part in a free workshop to boost your writing and study skills, learn how to find information in the library, or get in-depth advice about postgraduate study and research.

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
  • referencing
  • 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.

Find out what sessions are coming up

StudyUp: Postgraduate

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.

Find sessions and resources for postgraduate students on OWLL

StudyUp online resources

Don't worry if you miss a live session. You can catch up by doing the interactive online tutorial instead.

Complete previous StudyUp online tutorials on OWLL

See StudyUp Postgraduate online tutorials on OWLL

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.

Book your place in a PhD Writing Skills Workshop

Related workshops

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.

Discover library online workshops you can attend

Centre for Learner Success

Auckland campus academic support services


Level 3 of the library for appointments with Writing Consultants, Learning Advisors, Disability Services and Student Success.

Manawatū campus academic support services


Level 2 of the Student Centre for appointments with Writing Consultants, Learning Advisors and Disability Services.

Wellington campus academic support services


Level E of Block 5 for appointments with Writing Consultants, Learning Advisors and Disability Services.