Our Mission Statement:
‘HELPS enhances student learning experiences by providing individual, peer assisted and group support in a friendly and respectful environment while fostering a sense of wellbeing and belonging. HELPS aims to work in partnership with students to cultivate independent and confident learners so they can reach their study and career goals through the development of their English language and academic understanding.’
What is HELPS?
Higher Education Language and Presentation Support (HELPS) provides non-credited English language and academic literacy support to UTS undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.
At HELPS, we can enhance your learning experience by providing individual and group support in a friendly and respectful environment. We can also help you become an independent and confident learner through the development of your English language and academic understanding, so you can reach your study and career goals.
Download our HELPS Summer Program Leaflet (PDF 727 KB)
Drop in and get advice on preparing and writing your assignment. More info.
Learn essential English language and academic literacy skills. More info.
Sign up and improve your communication skills during the break. More info.
Practise your English speaking skills and meet new people at Conversations@UTS and the HELPSMates Buddy program. More info.
Improve your English language and academic writing/speaking skills at home with these online resources. More info.
You can apply for special conditions in exams if you believe you are disadvantaged by your non-English speaking background. More info.
Be part of a study group to learn from your peers. More info.
Join the volunteer program and help other UTS students. More info.
Phone: (02) 9514 9733
Location: Building 1, Level 5, Room 25 (new location!)
HELPS staff members
Interested in becoming a HELPS student?
Register via the HELPS Booking System.
The HELPS Service is made available to service users subject to demand, which varies at different times in the academic year. Service users will be informed of the nature, frequency and duration of service that is reasonable, based on the level of demand, staff availability, and service user needs.
The University reserves the right to take all necessary action to protect the safety of its staff, students and facilities, and to ensure reasonable use of services and facilities. This may include revoking or placing conditions on access to facilities, services, or campus precincts.