Study Smarter

Succeed in your studies

UWA's academic skills centre can help you improve your study techniques, time management, writing, communication, English language, maths, stats and research skills. Our services are all now fully online - download our guides to learn about self-directed learning [PDF, 643KB] and UWA studying online etiquette [PDF, 1.2MB].


Get personalised advice

Want to improve your assignments? Looking for WRITESmart and Maths and Stats Drop-ins? We're still here to help you.



WRITESmart drop-in

For writing and study advice, book a WRITESmart Online Consultation.

For help finding sources and referencing, book WRITESmart Librarian Support.


Maths and Stats drop-in

For help with mathematics and statistics, book a Maths and Stats Consultation.

We can help you:

  • catch up with prerequisite content
  • develop your maths study skills
  • demystify the numeracy used in non-maths units
  • use your lecture notes more effectively

Can't make it?

Ask your questions using the Study Smarter Help form or email our team at

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Workshops and events

Get advice and find resources at our specialised workshops. Note: we have moved workshops from on campus to fully online.  Find out more and sign up via the UWA app or Eventbrite.

English language workshops

Improve your academic writing and communicate with confidence.

Research skills workshops

Learn how to succeed in your honours or master's degree.

Academic skills workshops

Boost your writing, referencing, presenting, study and exam skills.

Maths and stats workshops

Develop and strengthen your skills in maths and stats.

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Hear from students

The workshops have helped me feel more at ease and organised, and have made my transition into uni a lot easier.

I am incredibly thankful to the team and for the support I was given from individuals with such a wide variety of knowledge and perspectives.

Amazing information which was relevant and gives comfort that if I have any problems in the future there is Study Smarter.

Workshop attendees

Lace team socialising

Network and socialise

UWA students, staff and visiting scholars are invited to join the Language and Cultural Exchange Program. Network and connect with people from different countries and cultures to explore global topics and perspectives

  • Expand your social networks.
  • Participate in intercultural dialogue and exchange.
  • Develop cultural literacy, communication, teamwork and leadership skills.

Membership is free. Simply join the LACE group on the UWA app to get involved, or email

Online resources