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Study Skills

Top tips for university success

Get started as a university student

Whether you have come to CDU straight from school or many years later, you may find life at university unfamiliar. Whether you grew up in Australia or in another country, you may wonder what your lecturers expect from you. All students, regardless of background, have to learn how to learn at university.

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Download this summary of the top tips for your reference.

The Language and Learning Advisors are here to support you. Each member has offered their top tips to get you started at CDU. Click on the arrow icons to hear each tip.

Reflect on what you have learned. Which tips are most useful for you? Explore the Study Skills pages for more ideas to help you manage your studies. 

Did you know CDU Language and Learning Advisors offer a range of study support options?


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