Student Support

Student Support Services

All students at PIA are provided with the access to a range of support services these services are designed to enable to assist students in achieving expected learning outcomes, and adjustment to life in Australia.

Some of the support services offered are listed below:


Life Resolution Student Counselling Services 

Life Resolutions are your preferred network of Private Practice Psychologists and
confidential counselling services, which we offer to YOU, to support your well-being at 
work, university or in your personal life. 

Visit their website

Academic Learning Support

The Institute provides students with individual Academic Skills Consultations. Students are welcome to visit their lecturers and tutors to make appointments for additional consultations and assistance.

If you would like to discuss any concerns that you may have about your writing or any academic matter that is not limited to a specific unit, you can make an appointment with the Student Support Officer. The Officer will organize an individual consultation to help you with any specific study-related problem or issue.

Study areas for which you might seek help include:

  • Academic writing
  • Assignment preparation
  • Essay and report writing
  • Learning skills
  • Plagiarism
  • Presentation skills
  • Referencing
  • Stress
  • Time management

Study Skills Workshop

How can you succeed in your studies? 


All PIA students are invited to free academic skills workshops to find out. 


It only takes 15 minutes each week - from 4:45pm to 5:00pm on any day that suits you.


Just come to Seminar Room 3 at that time on whichever day you choose - the same topics will be repeated each day. Each week we will move onto new topics.


Topics to be covered will include...

  • Academic English
  • Reading, research and study skills
  • Essay writing skills
  • Referencing skills
  • Oral presentation skills
  • Examination preparation and writing techniques

There will be ample opportunity to ask and answer specific questions.


Looking forward to seeing you there.


English Language Learning Support

Some students will experience difficulty producing their work in English that is of the high standards that are demanded in Higher Education. The academic and learning support staff are happy to help students to improve their English.

If your English needs even more assistance, we will help you to find the support that you need.


Academic Learning Support

Polytechnic Institute Australia helps students up on the path to successful careers.

The Institute’s degree and diploma programs are of the highest standards, comply with the Australian Government’s requirements, and are designed to be accredited by the relevant professional bodies.

To ensure that students can achieve their full potential and gain the utmost from their studies, the Institute provides friendly academic support to every student.

We pride ourselves on the personal services that we give to students and we are committed to ensuring that students are provided with academic support to assist them to reach their full potential.

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