Get expert advice to improve your assignment before handing it in

Study Smart is free service available to all Western students that provides expert advice, writing feedback, tools and resources to improve your study skills.

Using Study Smart can help you improve your assignment research skills and academic writing, while keeping study deadlines under control and giving you the confidence that you are handing in your best work possible.

Get expert advice on:

  • Assignments and academic writing;
  • Referencing and citation;
  • Academic Integrity and plagiarism
  • Information searching and general study skills
  • Maths and stats support for assignments

There are 3 ways you can access Library Study Smart:

  • Study Smart Zone

    Visit the Study Smart Zone in your campus library and have a face-to-face study consultation. Ask for writing feedback, literacy advice, check your referencing and citation knowledge or get help with maths and stats.

  • Study Smart Online, powered by Studiosity

    Upload your assignment draft anytime to Study Smart Online and a Studiosity tutor will give constructive writing feedback and send it back to you, usually within 24 hours. Simply upload your file from the vUWS dashboard.

    When you need help right now, connect live to the Study Smart Online interactive classroom and get personal help in real time with chat, collaborative whiteboard and file sharing.

    Login to Study Smart Online from your vUWS Dashboard.

  • Study Smart website

    Download study guides and use online tools and resources to improve your study skills. You can access important information about academic integrity and plagiarism, digital literacy and find out about other Western study groups or workshops available to help you succeed.

    When you get your assignment, think ‘Study Smart’.