Studying online: A guide for new students enrolled in fully online units. Academic Skills Unit Australian Catholic University. Welcome to ACU!.
Academic Skills Unit
Australian Catholic University
For all students, beginning study is a time of new experiences and new challenges. At the Australian Catholic University, there are a number of services and resources to assist you to make that transition as a fully online student.
To help you begin that journey, you might like to think about:
We welcome you and encourage you to become an active part of our community.
On learning online
On using the technology
Tips from students:
For all students, it helps to:
For fully online students:
Online learning gives you increased flexibility with use of your time, but it also requires active decision making about how to use that time.
The Office of Student Success (OSS) has a number of services you can access online or by phone:
Services are FREE and available to ALLenrolled ACU students
Academic Skills Advisers can assist you to develop the skills and strategies for success in your studies.
Visit the Academic Skills Unit website for information about:
The Library provides a postal service for fully online, off campus and distance students, and will send items directly to you. Or, if you want to collect them yourself, you can choose the closest campus library as your Pickup Location.
For Higher Degree, Postgraduate, and Honours students, the Library will locate items we do not have in our collection and get them for you.
In person – go to the Information or Loans desk at the nearest campus Library.
Telephone – speak to a librarian at any of the campus Libraries.
Chat and SMS (0488445660) – is available between 11 am and 5 pm (Eastern daylight time), Monday to Friday during semester.
Email – our online information service.