No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

SSS050 CSU Connect: Introduction to Tertiary Study (8)


Introduction to Tertiary Study is designed to better prepare you for an undergraduate degree course with the University. This subject offers you an entrance into an academic culture, and will allow you to become familiar with the University, its support systems and the expectations of tertiary study. Knowing a little bit about CSU and its learning environment should mean that you'll have fewer anxieties or uncertainties about studying at university. Also, a greater confidence in yourself as a learner should lead to improved chances for your future academic success.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: SSS050
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionSY/USOffice for Students

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- Be able to access a range of university facilities, services and resources using online skills;
- Be able to develop self awareness for learning how to learn;
- Be able to apply relevant critical thinking strategies;
- Be able to apply the principles of good academic writing;
- Be able to demonstrate an understanding of academic integrity and referencing conventions;
- Be able to identify key resources that enhance adjustment to undergraduate study.


The subject will cover the following topics:
- Your learning environment: using the online environment; - Management of learning and personal study environment; - The writing process: writing a successful assignment; - Academic integrity; - Learning at university: reflection and adjustment.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.