Humanities skills development programs

All Faculty of Humanities students are expected to develop their academic and professional communication skills during their studies. To help you with this, the faculty offers free developmental workshops and resources throughout the semester, whether you’re an undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) or higher degree by research (HDR) student.

Student in the Curtin library

Programs and resources

Workshops supporting core undergraduate units

Various workshops are offered throughout the semester to support your studies in the core undergraduate units. These are provided either on-campus or through collaborate sessions. If you are enrolled in one of these units, you will receive invitations to attend.

SUCCESS (UG)

This academic language and literacy program is provided either on-campus or fully online, and develops assignment writing skills, academic style, paraphrasing and referencing. Available to first year undergraduate students upon commencement of their degree.

Advanced SUCCESS (PG)

This academic language and literacy program is provided either on-campus or fully online, and develops academic writing skills. There are five workshops/modules devoted to different aspects of academic writing in the postgraduate space including referencing, critical reading and writing literature reviews. Available to postgraduate students upon commencement of their degree.

Support for HDR students

All HDR students can access support with their writing and research skills directly from the Coordinator for English language development in Humanities. Consultations are available to honours, masters and doctorate (by research) students by appointment. Please email EnglishHum@curtin.edu.au to set up a suitable time.

For more information

To request further information on any of the workshops or resources offered by the faculty, please contact EnglishHum@curtin.edu.au.