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Monash University Handbook 2010

Where to get help and advice in the faculty

The faculty has administrative offices on the Berwick, Caulfield, Clayton and Gippsland campuses, as well as contact staff on the Sunway and South Africa campuses. Students are encouraged to visit or contact these offices if they require assistance with any matter relating to their studies with the faculty. Contact details and location information for all campuses are listed in the Faculty structure and contacts, or visit

Information on course structure, unit choices and an online progression check request facility are available in the 'Course and unit information' section of the Arts faculty website at Students are strongly encouraged to seek advice regarding any problems they experience with studies or workload. The faculty has experienced course progression advisers who can assist students with all administrative inquiries or direct them to the correct service for academic difficulties. At most times during the year, students who wish to speak with a faculty course adviser will need to make an appointment; students should come to these interviews as prepared as possible. Students should observe the relevant course requirements listed in this handbook to avoid getting into course-related difficulties, which might result in a delay in completing their course.

Academic Language and Learning Skills Unit

The faculty provides services and resources to those who want to improve their academic learning skills, including the quality of their academic English and approaches to study, at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Assistance is offered in such areas as oral communication and presentation, reading, study and exam preparation, effective listening and note-taking in lectures and seminars, analysis, problem-solving and critical thinking, and academic essay, report and thesis writing.

Contact details

Telephone: Caulfield +61 3 9903 1196 or Clayton +61 3 9905 5069, or visit the website at

Faculty mentoring and advice

To help students with academic difficulties arising from a range of personal or academic issues, members of the faculty's Transition and Student Progress Committee (TaSP) provide a mentoring service and assist with advice about, and referrals to, appropriate university support services.

Contact details

Telephone: +61 3 9905 9789 or email

University support services

The university offers a wide variety of support services for students. For a comprehensive list of these services refer to other Monash publications at