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 Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Office 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.


This 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.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.