Online study hub

Resources for students studying online

We know that some students will be used to studying online, and for others it will be a completely new experience. We also understand that the technology and online study skills you will use while you study may be different to those you are using at home or work. That’s why we have put together a few resources to help you feel comfortable studying online with us.

Introduction to studying online booklet

Completely new to online study? Need help covering the basics? Our introduction to studying online booklet covers computer and online study terminology, introduces you to the basic computing requirements, and covers the main university systems you will use during your study.

You can download the Introduction to Studying Online booklet (4.2mb) or request a paper based copy be posted to you by filling out this form.

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Online study hub

The online study hub is a Moodle shell designed to support your online study needs

  • Setting up your home study space
  • Using the virtual classrooms
  • A place where you can chat to other students
  • Opportunities to ask questions to staff and student leaders
  • Advice on technical support
  • Information about academic and Library support services
  • Information about workshops and information sessions

Visit the Online Study Hub


Online technology bootcamp

This is a collection of sessions designed to introduce you to the technology and online study skills which will help you success at Federation University. Each 30-minute live session covers essential topics including:

  • Technical requirements for online study
  • Using university systems including Moodle, InPlace and Adobe Connect
  • Q and A sessions with university staff and experienced students
  • Introductions to Microsoft programs including Word and Powerpoint
  • Tips for online study success

Flyer: Download the online technology bootcamp timetable (pdf, 597kb)

Register: Register for one or more online technology bootcamp sessions via the Online Study Hub