Frequently asked questions

What is FedReady?

FedReady is a group course for all higher education students. The program will help you understand what is expected of you and what you need to do to succeed at university. FedReady provides a range of learning opportunities and regular feedback on practical tasks, and is available face-to-face and online.

Here are just some topics covered during FedReady:

  • Preparing essays and assignments
  • Using and citing references
  • Understanding the University library
  • Using the University computers
  • Participating in tutorials
  • Managing your study

If you are a first year student about to start your first semester of study or a current student wanting to brush up on your study skills, FedReady is for you.

Why should I enrol in FedReady?

FedReady will give you a head-start to understanding what is expected of you at university. The program will improve your skills in many areas, including referencing, academic expectations, essay writing and much more.

Where is FedReady held?

FedReady can be attended in person at the Berwick, Mt Helen and Gippsland campuses, or the program can be attended online.

How much will it cost?

This is the great part: FedReady is free to all domestic and international students enrolled in a degree at a FedUni campus.

When is FedReady offered?

FedReady is offered in February and July each year. It runs for one week, full-time in person, or two weeks, part-time online, just before each semester begins. FedReady is free to all domestic and international students who have been offered a place in an undergraduate degree program at FedUni.

How long does it take?

Our face-to-face program runs over one week and takes approximately 30 hours. We recommend you attend all the sessions for maximum benefit, however, you are also able to select which days/sessions you attend.

FedReady Online runs over the course of two weeks to allow for more flexible delivery and takes around 30 hours to complete.

Self-Paced has no time limits applied, so is available through Moodle for the entirety of your degree length. You can access it anywhere, and any time you like!

Want more information?

You can contact us by email at or call 1800 333 864 for any enquiries.