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Online study support

We’ve always been here to support you in your learning journey

When you study online with Curtin, you’ll receive ongoing support to help you get the most from your studies, enhance your wellbeing and achieve your career goals.

From collaborating with your peers and submitting assignments, to connecting with industry and finding jobs, we’re here to make your student experience a positive one.

Find the academic support you need

The online classroom

Our custom student app, Blackboard, connects you with your lecturers, tutors and classmates whenever and wherever you want. You can also access course material, group assignments and check your grades.

Improve your study skills

The Learning Centre provides a range of online programs designed to improve your academic study, writing, numeracy and IT skills. The programs are self-paced and subjects include referencing and plagiarism, essay writing, grammar, critical thinking and time management.

Connect with your tutors

Your course coordinator and tutors are here to help you succeed in your studies and are available to give feedback and answer any questions you might have about assessments, course materials, unit readings or other queries relating to your course.

You can connect with your tutor through our student app, email and discussions forums.

Library resources

Get instant access to online articles, journals, books and databases through the Curtin Library. The library also offers online academic skills workshops and study guides.

If you need help finding a resource, our friendly library staff can assist you via phone or email.

Career progression

We offer a range of services to help boost your employability. Find job listings, career resources, industry events, academic workshops and professional mentors.

You can also receive feedback on your CV and job applications, and speak with our career consultants about your professional ambitions.

Personal support

Our Student Wellbeing Advisory Service provides confidential support for any issue that may be affecting your study or personal life.

IT support

Our IT team is on hand to ensure you’ve got the optimal online setup, and can provide remote help with any tech or equipment issues.

As an online student, you can also download free or discounted software, including Microsoft Word.