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Academic Support Drop-in at City Campus, Christchurch

Bring your specific questions and assignment drafts tothe Learning Services room (on the ground floor of the Library). A learning advisor will work with you to identify the academic skills you need to develop, and then advise on actions to improve those particular skills.

Drop-in consultations (up to 20 minutes per day) are available for students to discuss study and learning issues including:

  • Academic writing and assignment assistance
  • Exam and test preparation
  • Study skills, including time management, learning styles, reading and effective note taking
  • APA Referencing skills

Drop-in times:

  • Monday to Friday    10am – 1pm and 3 – 5pm
  • Saturday                 10am – 1pm (Term time – excluding long weekends)

Note: Learning advisors do not proofread your work. They can help you to identify common errors, and advise you on how to improve your writing.

Maths Drop-in at City Campus, Christchurch

Many programmes and courses contain a maths component, which many students find difficult.

We are here to:

  • help unblock your maths "phobia"
  • build your confidence with numeracy and basic maths concepts
  • reinforce your learning with more complex maths issues relating to your programme.

For help with maths:

  • come to Maths drop-in sessions. See details of where and when below.
  • book appointments to work individually (or in small groups) with a learning advisor for maths.
  • make use of the computer programs in the Maths Room at City campus, Christchurch. Talk to a tutor about how to get started.

Drop-in times:

  • Monday to Friday,  12-1pm in the Maths Room, L224, upstairs in the Library

Maths Room Online

Maths Room Online on Moodle is an online environment where you will find maths worksheets, past exam papers, worked out examples, summary posters, maths videos and animations. You will also find links to computer programs, interesting websites and discussion boards.

Log on to Maths Room Online using your username and password, note this works best in chrome.

Learning Services support at Woolston Campus, Christchurch

  • Book an appointment at Learning Services in the Student Services Building.

Learning Services support at Timaru Campus

  • Book an appointment at Learning Services in the First floor Library.
  • Drop-in available Monday to Friday 12-1pm in the Library.