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We have a wealth of academic support resources available online which all Massey University students are welcome to utilise. Materials have been developed by experts and are designed to enhance your academic skills. You can also learn of useful strategies to help you with your time management, note taking and memory skills.
OWLL contains detailed information, interactive content, and online workshops on essay and report writing, referencing, study techniques, computer skills, and more. Some key features include APA Interactive, which makes APA referencing easy, and the Assignment Planning Calculator which creates a custom timeline for planning, researching and writing an assignment.
We encourage all students to download or purchase our Guide to Academic Writing.
A series of valuable podcasts designed to support academic English. These podcasts are very popular with students who have English as a second or alternative language.
A range of resources are available specifically for distance learners. You may find it useful to explore the following pages:
The Maths First website is designed to promote individual learning in mathematics and is committed to helping you achieve success in your studies. You’ll find resources, exercises and quizzes on several topics including arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry and calculus. If you’re studying maths, you’ll also find a number of other resources to assist you in making course choices.
A range of online workshops is available either as live presentations or recorded for use at your convenience. We suggest you complete the pre-flight check before participating in a live workshop to ensure your computer is appropriately configured to Adobe Connect. If you missed one of our online workshops, email us to request the link to view
A range of video resources are available to you here.
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Last updated on Tuesday 21 March 2017