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Light! End of the tunnel!

The weather’s warming up, and all that sunshine is like a beacon of hope – it’s almost the end of semester! You’ve already handed in a few assignments and things are rolling along. To make sure you keep the momentum going, here are a few tips: Use the Assignment…

Because proofreading!

Bup? Really? Anyone who saw this picture in the media last week would have been incredulous at how on earth these sign writers managed this spelling absurdity: ‘Bup Stop’. Read the full story here. Still, it does prove how easily spelling and grammar mistakes can slip through unnoticed.…

Writing great assignments

The secret to writing great assignments is all about how you begin and end the process. Take the time to plan and edit to make your writing clear, logical, relevant and … great! Before Plan your time carefully so that you will have time to edit before…

Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming…

It’s easy to start feeling overwhelmed at the beginning of Semester – particularly if this is your first semester at Uni. You’ve had your first lecture, seen the reading list (and freaked out); you’re still finding your way around campus (why is Z block next to C block?);…

Literature Review vs. Essay.

It is easy to get confused about the difference between literature reviews and essays because these two writing structures can be based on the same research.  However, the main difference is on where the emphasis is placed. The purpose of an essay is to use what is known…

Top tips: QUT Harvard

Here are our top tips for referencing using QUT Harvard: 1.    Referencing two sources (e.g. websites, books) which are written by the same author and published in the same year.   Example:  You have two book chapters written by John Hartley and published in 2007.  Both books have…

(Streaming) video killed the DVD star?

Perhaps not, but the functionality and availability of streaming video is increasing. QUT staff and students in CI, Health, & Education already have access to key streaming video collections. Theatre in Video – view entire stage productions or documentaries online. There are a range of productions from twentieth…

Get started with subject guides

Getting your first words down on paper (or onto the screen) can be the hardest part of an assignment. Never fear, subject guides are here! A collection of resources grouped by topic, subject guides are a great place to start your research. We have hand-picked and grouped together…

Top tips for group assignments

Group assignments can be a stressful part of the semester. These are our top tips to get stuff done and avoid any major conflicts. 1. Get Together. Meeting on campus is usually the most convenient for all group members. Coffee can be a nice way to bond early…