Academic Language and Learning Success Program (ALLSP)

The Academic Language and Learning Success Program (ALLSP) is a free, confidential service that can assist you with academic skills development, tailored to the specific unit you are seeking help with.

The ALLSP team work with students and course lecturers to help you understand the requirements of your assignments and to further your study skills.

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Our Services

Make-an-appointment (one-on-one support)

  • Meet with an academic literacy specialist
  • Help with unpacking assessments
  • 50 minutes, by phone or face-to-face

PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions)

English Language Development

English language development offers free discipline specific workshops for students from non-English speaking backgrounds.

Chance to Chat - To ensure you maintain connections and opportunities to speak in English, Ellie Keegan (ALLSP) is hosting "Chance to Chat". Casuarina Campus, Wednesdays 13:00-14:00, Blue 3.1.12.

These get-togethers will each have a general theme and we will work on langauge through input and correction, when and where needed,

Contact for more information


Workshops to develop your critical thinking and writing skills

Embedded, student requested and generic workshops

Face-to-face or online via Blackboard Collaborate

Drop-in sessions

  • Quick questions
  • No appointment needed
  • 20-minute sessions
  • Monday and Thursday (weeks 6-8 and weeks 10-12) from10am to 12pm online through Collaborate
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday phone or on campus in the library

Study Skills online resources

Online Tutoring

Online Tutoring  provides general advice to help with your studies outside CDU business hours. You can find a link to this service through your Learnline under "Support".

For a short explanation on accessing this through your Learnline click here.

Hours for appointments during semester 1 & 2

(online through booking system)

Mon to Thurs: 9am - 9:30pm (ACST)
Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Sat: 12:30 - 5 pm (ACST)
Closed on public / CDU holidays.


Casuarina and Waterfront


T: 08 89467459


T: 1800 157 900



T:02 8047 4123