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Smarthinking Support: Getting Started

About Smarthinking - Free Study Help

You can:

  • Get constructive writing feedback on academic writing, including structure, grammar, referencing, punctuation and spelling. 
  • ​Access drop-in or scheduled tutoring for personalised chat help with one of the Smarthinking tutors to receive foundational assistance in the subjects of reading and writing, maths and statistics, business and more.

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Smarthinking Tutoring Overview

Log in to Smarthinking

For login instructions via the TAFE NSW Portal, Moodle, Studespace or TAFE Digital Online Learning Support (OLS) go to Login support and FAQ.

Service Hours and Limits

Service hours

  • Monday to Sunday 24/7

How much timed help can I get from Smarthinking?

  • You can access up to 3 hours of help per term allocation period, this includes Writing Centre, Drop-in and Scheduled Tutoring sessions. 
  • As long as you are enrolled in TAFE NSW, your hours will reset at the end of each allocation period.

Term allocation periods 2022

Term 1 2022 1 January to 24 April
Term 2 2022 25 April to 17 July
Term 3 2022 18 July to 9 October
Term 4 2022 10 October to 31 December

Reached your limit? Don't forget you have access to other support services.

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