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Language and Learning Support

Our Language and Learning Support is free and confidential, assisting you with skills development and tailored to your specific unit. We work with students and lecturers to understand the requirements of varied assignments and further study skills.

Our services

  • Drop-in sessions are for all students. If you call and there is no answer, leave your name and phone number and we will call you back as soon as we can.

    • No appointment needed
    • 20-minute sessions

    Casuarina campus  
    Monday - Friday | 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm 
    Red 8.2.05 - Casuarina library 
    T: 1800 157 900 (free call)

  • When you need help with any aspect of your study, a Language and Learning Support Advisor will be available for an individual consultation. You do have to make an appointment.  If you're on campus, book an in-person appointment. If you're an external student, you can arrange a telephone or online appointment.

    Make an appointment for English language support 

    Book English Language Support if:

    • You want to develop your English language skills.
    • Your lecturer has specifically referred you for English language support.

    Make an appointment for academic support

    Book Academic Support if:

    • You need help understanding your assessments
    • You want to improve your academic writing



    If you're a first time user of the online booking system, go to the step by step instructions guide.

  • As a CDU student you have access to 24/7 via your Learnline units.

  • Study skills are essential for your success. We want to help you develop your study skills and make the most of your time at CDU. The Study Skills webpage has guides to help you throughout your studies.

  • Scheduled workshops

    Language and Learning workshops focus on the skills that you need to do well at university. Workshops are held on campus and online.

    Workshops are free to all students at CDU. There is no need to register; turn up for the on-campus workshops, or join online via Blackboard Collaborate for access. For first-time users, go to the Blackboard Collaborate page or visit the Learnline support page

    View Step-by-step instructions for logging in to collaborate.

    Student requested workshops

    Students can request a workshop to meet any study skills not met in other forums.


  • T: 08 8946 7459
    After hours
    T: 1800 157 900 (free call)

Additional information

  • Please contact us if you need to cancel your appointment - it would be great to give us lots of notice!

  • If you want to discuss your draft, please send it to us ahead of your appointment. 

  • After-hours support is available during Semester

    After-hours appointments are available to all students. If you are an on-campus student, you can make an appointment for an in-person consultation. If you are an external student, you can request an online or phone appointment. Please make your requests via email.

    After-hours service schedule and on-campus location
    Red 8.2.05 - Casuarina campus Library
    Monday -Thursday | 5.00 pm - 9.30 pm
    Saturday and Sunday | 12.30 noon - 5.00 pm
    T: 1800 157 900 (free call)


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