University Students

Dr Janine Rix can provide the following support ONLINE or within the Brisbane metropolitan area

Personalised Learning Advising Dr Janine Rix can meet with you or your child to determine your current learning and studying needs. A bespoke Success Plan is then developed, usually consisting of a number of tailored Learning Advising sessions.

Focus areas include:

The Secrets to University Success –  set yourself up for success at university using clear and evidence-based strategies. This is a standalone session available in multiple formats:

> BASIC PACKAGE – an interactive presentation where you will learn the
10 Secrets to University Success – 1 hour

> EXTENDED PACKAGE – kick off with the interactive presentation covering the
10 Secrets to University Success, and then finish up with a one-on-one session discussing your own personal circumstances and developing a personalised
Plan for Success2 hours

Biology tuition – students receive personalised one-on-one tuition, advice and support surrounding concepts and assignments for many university biology courses.

Learning How to Learn – understand how the brain learns new information and the importance of having the right mindset for success. This provides a critical foundation, enabling students to go on to get the most out of their learning and studying.

Study & Exams 101 – advice around the key strategies that enable effective note-taking, subject revision, and ultimately confidence and success with exams.

The Secrets to Assignment Success – everything students need to know in order to succeed with university assignments, including how to: unpack the assignment task; develop a clear plan for the assignment; develop your research skills; write effectively; and nail the referencing.

Study Focus learn evidence-based techniques for avoiding procrastination and maintaining focus while studying.

Mindset for Successpractical strategies to enhance university students’ attitudes and study mindset: essential ingredients for success with learning.

Mindfulness for Study Success learn about evidence-based mindfulness techniques that enable better learning.

Failure – how to learn from failure and move towards success.

How to support your student – advice for parents, partners and carers of university students who want to learn how they can best support their student.

Bespoke sessions can be developed to suit your needs.

Thank you Janine, I really appreciate your guidance. I feel much more confident and even excited to begin the semester (First year university student, Murdoch University, 2011)

Thank you very much for everything. I wouldn’t have made it through the year without your support (First year student, Murdoch University, 2011)

Once again I would like to thank you, you have been very kind and helpful in my transition from high school to uni. I appreciate this kindness tremendously! (First year student, Murdoch University, 2012)

You ALWAYS provide me with fantastic advice that I can take away and use throughout my entire degree. Thanks a lot, I really appreciate all you have done for me (First year student, Murdoch University, 2012)

Thank you very much for your advice and support, you really were helpful and made things feel a lot more manageable (Second year student, Murdoch University, 2012)

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