Chinese Centre workshops and events

Journey to University Success for AUT Chinese Speaking Students

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To equip you with the practical skills and confidence needed to successfully tackle your study at university, AUT Chinese Centre will organise a tailor-made 1 day Journey to University Success Programme for all Chinese speaking students.


Chinese speaking students


Friday 14 Jul 2017

Journey to University Success (in Mandarin)
9:00am– 4:00pm
WE240, City Campus

It covers:

  • Key academic expectations including AUT policies and regulations
  • Practical study methods and survival strategies for university success
  • Essential computer and library search skills including AUT online and  Arion
  • Key facilities and student services at university and in the community
  • Learning support and social activities for Chinese speaking students
  • Meeting and interacting with student peers from the same programme
  • Essay writing and APA referencing skills
  • Academic writing context at AUT
  • Key features of an essay
  • Key stages in the writing process
  • Applying effective strategies when analyzing assignment questions
  • Key components of a well written paragraph
  • The purposes of referencing
  • APA referencing
  • Applying APA referencing conventions

This programme will help you achieve better grades.

For more information please contact Karen Dai on 09-921999 ext 6503 or email her at


Academic Workshops

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Formatting Assignment and Assignment Writing Process

Date:    Thursday, 20 July 2017
Time:    2:00pm - 4:00pm
Venue:  TBC

Essay and Report Writing

Date:    Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Time:    1:00pm - 3:00pm
Venue:  WF214


APA Referencing Skills

Date: Monday, 24 July 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: WF710

Study to Work and Residence

Date:     Monday, 31 July 2017
Time:    12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue:   WF710

Employment & Job Search in NZ

Date:    Friday, 04 Friday 2017
Time:   12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue:  WF710

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CV, cover letter and Job Search Skills

Information Session for Accounting Students

Date:    Wednesday, 02 August 2017
Time:    12:00pm - 1:00pm
Venue:  WF202

For more information please call Karen Dai on (+64 9) 921 9999 ext 6503 or 8397 or email her at

Free Tutorials on Study Skills

In additional to the above workshops, AUT Chinese Centre also organises peer tutorials, which helps new students to adapt to the study environment at AUT. Senior students are invited to share their first year experience, study skills, and survival strategies.

To request a tutorial, please contact Karen Dai at, or call her on 921 9999 extn 6503 or 8397, or please click here to find out more information.

Past events

For information about our past activities, please see past events

Last updated: 08-Jun-2017 1.43pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.