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Grammar speed dating

What if I told you that you could learn basic English grammar rules in just 6 minutes? Freely available podcasts, available each week to download from the BBC, tackle a fundamental aspect of English Grammar and dismantle, demystify, give examples and even test you – all in 6…

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…

Editing your assignment

Have you worked all weekend on an assignment only to feel that it still needs a lot of work, and you cannot bear to look at it another second? Feeling ‘over it’ is a great time to get help from the QUT Learning and Research Desk or make…

Start the Academic Year Off Right!

QUT Library is running  a range of academic skills workshops throughout the first four weeks of semester.  Whether you’re a new student just starting out, or a continuing student, who would just like to brush up on your study skills, these workshops will give you invaluable tips to help…

Finishing Assignments?

Reading over your assignment for the millionth time? Suspect there are mistakes you just can’t see? Aiming for an excellent communication mark or to highlight your professionalism?   Studywell provides some tips and tricks to make checking over your assignment more effective. Here are some examples of what…

Writing. Writing. Writing.

It’s the time of semester when everyone is writing an assignment (if not several). These are our favourite free web resources for getting words on the page. 1.  Writing Structure Overview: there’s a reason this is one of the most downloaded resources on Studywell. It includes a clear…