Student academic and study support (SASS)

An exciting range of student-focused programs - now all available online

There are six components in the Student Academic and Study Support team that are integrated to enhance the skills of students at all stages of transition, from their pre-tertiary experience and throughout their undergraduate experience.

All SASS programs remain available to support you during your online study.

WORKSHOPS

Student Academic and Study Support are hosting a series of online workshops to help you improve your academic and study skills. Enhance your writing, organisation and referencing skills, join a maths skills session or learn about editing your work, communicating effectively and how to research.

View the workshop timetable here (PDF, 148kb)

SASS online

SASS online

In the event that Federation University is required to temporarily teach in a fully online capacity, the SASS team have developed a support flyer to demonstrate how we can support our students while studying off campus. If you need support and you are unsure on which program to contact, please feel free to email us at sass@federation.edu.au or call us on 1800 333 864.

SASS programs

All SASS programs remain available to support you during your online study.

Program name Description of program
FedReady Prepare for study [Currently Closed]
Mentors Current students that connect with you while you settle in to your university life
PASS Join a study group for your course
ASK Service ASK a Federation student for information 
Online tutoring Free online tutoring with Studiosity
Learning Skills Advisors Skill building in referencing, essay and report writing structure and other study skills 
SWOTVAC study day Each semester we run SWOTVAC super study, with PASS and stress-busting activities
SASS recruitment Check out our recruitment page to find out what roles we have available, and when recruitment opens.

SASS student resources

All SASS programs remain available to support you during your online study.

TopicVarious resource links to support each topic
 Resource web linksVideo resources and Interactive tools
Assignment and research helpStudy skills websiteIntroduction to Researching (Youtube, 1:00min)
CopyrightCopyright for studentsStudent 'Copyright' short film (Youtube 11:10min)
Editing and Proofreading Study skills websiteProofreading - Student Feedback (Youtube, 2:29min)
Effective readingStudy skills websiteDiscover effective reading strategies (Youtube, 5:19min)
Exam Preparation Study skills websiteStudent feedback: Preparing for exams (Youtube, 2:00min)
Instructional WordsStudy skills website(Video coming soon)
Learning Management System (Moodle)Study skills websiteAdditional link: University systems
Online Study help sheets Study skills websiteOnline Academic Support Playlist (Youtube)
Oral Presentations Study skills websiteOral Presentation Skills (Youtube, 5:26min)
Preventing Plagiarism Study skills website

Plagiarism: What is is and how to avoid them (Youtube, 2:48min)

Plagiarism (Youtube, 3:20min)

Referencing Study skills website

FedCite Referencing Tool

Referencing (Youtube, 3:11min)

Referencing #1 - What is referencing (Youtube, 1:20min)

Referencing #2 - How does referencing work (Youtube, 3:47min)

Referencing #3 - Building a referencing list (Youtube, 4:54min)

Time ManagementStudy skills websiteTime Management tips for students (Youtube, 4:09min)
Writing Skills Study skills websiteEssay Writing (Youtube, 4:17min)

Study skills website

Study skills website

We understand that starting your life as a university student is exciting, but that it also involves a challenge or two along the way. To equip you meet these challenges and to succeed, we have developed a student-based study skills website which provides information about referencing, assessment, research, critical thinking, punctuation, writing well, time management and much more.

Contact the SASS team

If you would like more information, please feel free to email us at sass@federation.edu.au or call us on 1800 333 864.