Academic Language and Learning Success Program (ALLSP)

The Academic Language and Learning Success Program (ALLSP) is a free, confidential service that can assist you with academic skills development and can be tailored to the specific unit you are seeking help in.

The ALLSP team work with students and course lecturers to help you understand the requirements of your assignments and to further your study skills.

Our services

One-on-one support

  • Meet with an academic literacy specialist
  • Help with unpacking assessments
  • 50 minutes, by phone or face-to-face
  • Book online


English Language Development

  • Improve your discipline specific language
  • One-on-one and workshops
  • Book online


  • Develop your critical thinking and writing skills
  • Embedded student requested and generic workshops
  • Face-to-face or online via Blackboard Collaborate

Drop-in sessions

  • Quick questions
  • No appointment needed
  • 20-minute sessions
  • Find us in the library

Study Skills online resources

CDU is also helping students via the Online Tutoring which provides a general advice service to help with your studies outside CDU business hours. You can find a link to this service through your Learnline.

Office hours during semester 1 & 2

Mon to Thurs: 9am - 9:30pm (ACST)
Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Sat & Sun: 12:30 - 5 pm (ACST)
Closed on public / CDU holidays.


Casuarina campus

T: 08 8946 7459
After hours
T: 1800 157 900 (freecall)

Sydney campus

T: 02 8047 4123
After hours
T: 1800 157 900 (freecall)