Student Support Services
Curtin College students are offered support vital to the success of their studies at university. At Curtin College, we value respect and are committed to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity. Our staff are dedicated to empowering every student to meet the demands of University study.
Curtin College privides the following services to assist you to attain academic success and transition into your new student life:
We recognise the diversity of the general, psychosocial, wellbeing and learning needs of our students. In keeping with this, the College is committed to providing reasonable adjustment to decrease obstacles that may exist, and to enable students the opportunity to progress and flourish.
Our Student Counsellor provides confidential help and support on an individual level.
Student and Academic Service Officers provide academic support, wellbeing support and general advice. They will support you though the transition to living and studying away from home and in a university environment.
Each new student has access to a Student Mentor. Student Mentors share their experiences to help you navigate any challenges you may face as a new student.
Curtin College has five dedicated computer laboratories which you may have access to when classes are not in session. Students also have access to the College’s WiFi network.
Curtin College Student Portal contains important information relevant to your studies. It includes unit outlines, course notes, timetable enrolment and fee information. It also provides access to Moodle and G-Mail applications.
Study Kiosk is on-hand to provide you with learning support and wellbeing resources.
Our support network, free classes and workshops are available to you during your studies. We’re committed to your academic success.
Program Coordinators in each discipline are available to meet and discuss your study plans and progress during your time at the College. They will provide advice to help you achieve academic progress.
Academic Peers are high achieving students who wish to assist you in your studies. This is a great way to get to know other students and learn from their experiences. A list of academic peers for each unit can be found within Moodle.
Academic Drop in Sessions are scheduled every week. They commence in Week 3 and last for 2 hours each. This opportunity allows you to access one-to-one help without having to make an appointment. You can receive individual assistance with the preparation and presentation of assignments, referencing, language skills and general study skills.
Academic Language Enrichment Program (ALEP)
Curtin College is committed to ensuring that you have sufficient English language skills to be successful in your chosen academic field. ALEP is a 9 week program offered to all Diploma (Stage 2) students. It is tailored to provide program-specific language support, so you can be sure you have the vocabulary you need to succeed.