Information Technology: Developing your communication skills

Tips for students of information technology

Communication skills help

Further assistance:

Communication skills

In your studies and career in information technology, you will be expected to communicate clearly and appropriately in a range of settings. The following learning resources and services have been developed to assist you with developing your communication skills.

Writing skills

Class Participation

Communicating with others:


Research and Learning Online
A collection of resources to help students improve their academic performance. The site contains tutorials, examples and interactive exercises focusing on increasing proficiency in the areas of Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, and Studying.

Style Guide for the Faculty of Information Technology
Developed for undergraduate and course work masters students, this resource will answer many of your initial queries.

Learning support for Higher Degree Research Students
A guide for research degree students as they "Climb the research mountain".

Quick Study Guides
A quick introduction to key aspects of learning at university through a series of 2-page summaries of key academic skills, relating to Effective Study, Assignments, and Citing & Referencing.

Australian Computer Society
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the recognised association for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals, attracting a large and active membership from all levels of the ICT industry. Actively participating in the ACS can help develop your industry network, and prepare you for the transfer from student to professional.