Study success

International students – online resources
Supporting transition to studying in FMNHS

Study success

Academic and Language skills

Improving your academic skills

Student Academic Support Unit offers workshops on academic skills for international students studying courses in FMNHS at Clayton, Caulfield and Peninsula. For students who are not familiar          with the requirements of studying in Australian universities; library skills, referencing, academic integrity, common assessment task requirements (essays, oral presentations, etc).

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Improving your language skills

For students studying in English as a second language, support is available to help build their skills around communication in class, on placement, and completing assessment tasks.

The Student Academic Support Unit team provides programs and individual support for academic staff and international students in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.  SASU focuses on the development of English language skills tailored to specific coursework needs, including on professional communication skills for students on placement.

English Connect offers online and face-to-face programs, including Let’s Chat conversation classes..

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Improving your study skills

The transition to university study can be challenging for students who need to manage competing demands of study, work, and other commitments. Programs are available that help students with time management; goal-setting and avoiding procrastination.

The Student Academic Support Unit team provides programs and individual support for academic staff and international students in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.  SASU focuses on the development of English language skills tailored to specific coursework needs, including          on professional communication skills for students on placement.

English Connect offers online and face-to-face programs, including Let’s Chat conversation classes..

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Academic progress

Unsatisfactory academic progress

Advice on how to deal with concerns about academic progress, including what to do if you receive an ‘Early Warning Letter’, or are referred to an Academic Progress Committee (APC) hearing.

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Professional behaviour intervention procedures

Need to know about the process of review for professional behaviour misconduct.

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Academic integrity

Find out what it means to uphold the standards academic integrity at university.  Be aware of the consequences if there is an allegation a student has committed plagiarism, collusion or cheating.

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Advocacy and student support

How to respond to academic progress issues and unfair treatment

Monash Student Association provides advocacy and support to students on a range of issues, including advice on procedures relating to academic progress (e.g., special consideration, supplementary exams, Early Warning Letters, referral to Academic Progress          Committee), or if a student has a grievance about being unfairly treated in their academic studies.

The Monash University International Students Service is a branch of the MSA that supports and advocates for international undergraduate students at Clayton.

The Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA) support postgraduate coursework and research degree students.

Outside Monash, the  Study Melbourne Centre has free access to services and support for  international students (housing, finance, health and wellbeing,legal, safety).  These services operate out of the drop-in centre at Southern Cross Station in  the heart of          Melbourne city.

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