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Getting started with TEP

Find out about the support available, how to enrol, set up your timetable and study boosting activities.
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What support is there? 

As a CDU TEP student, you'll get access to the same student resources and support as our higher education and TAFE students, whether online or on campus. 

As a CDU TEP student, you'll be able to:

  • Access your TEP course materials anytime, anywhere, from Learnline or use the CDU mobile app to connect with your lecturers, browse videos and login to the CDU Portal
  • Login to the TEP Central (Learnline site) to access materials to help you get started with your learning journey. The online TEP Talks sessions will be run from here and offer an opportunity to connect with other students and discuss ways of supporting each other and being successful. 
  •  Contact Current Students if you have any questions about uni stuff and they will help connect you to the right person.
  • Contact ITMS for help organising your student computer account and assistance with on-campus wifi, printing and scanning queries.
  • Visit the Library in person or online for extra support. The Language and Learning Support team help with English language skills, understanding assignments, writing, presentations and other study skills. Librarians help with finding information for your assignments and referencing. Campus libraries also provide great study spaces for students.
  • Access counselling and disability support services, confidentially and for free.

How do I enrol in my TEP units? 

Once you have received your offer for TEP, you can enrol in your units. Refer to the study plan for guidance on choosing units, particularly if you are studying part time.

You can self-enrol using MyStudentInfo in the CDU Portal and follow the steps below:

  1. Activate your computer account, if you have not already done so.
  2. Refer to the above Study Plan to choose your units.
  3. Follow the instructions on Get Started to complete your enrolments.

Once enrolled you will need to familiarise yourself with CDU’s online learning portal and Learnline

Taking the time to understand Learnline early on will ease stress when beginning your studies. Your units in Learnline will be accessible from one week before the start of semester.

However, you are able to log on to TEP Central two weeks before the start of the semester. TEP Central Learnline provides up to date information to prepare you for your studies and help you to hit the ground running at the start of the semester.

If you require additional support using Learnline, there is a dedicated online hub for students at Learnline support.

Class timetable

If you enrol as an internal student (on-campus), you will need to register for classes through the TEP Central.

If you enrol as an external student (off-campus), you are not required to register for the online classes for each unit.

Instructions on how to register for your classes will be  available on the TEP Central Learnline two weeks prior to the semester commencing.

Changes to the class timetables can sometimes occur; we recommend you check your timetable online prior to class commencement to confirm times and locations.

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Away from Base (AFB) program

First Nations Student Services team provide multi-layered student support to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to achieve their tertiary educational goals.

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