Study Smarter, Achieve More. Essential Study Techniques Every Student Should Know.
In this fun, fast and effective one day University Study Skills Course you'll learn how to absorb new information quickly and easily. You'll discover simple yet powerful techniques to double or even treble your reading speed plus remember much more of the information you study.
Designed and delivered personally by Australian Memory Record Breaker Chris Lyons, this unique University Study Skills Course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to study more effectively. Focused on three key areas - Memory Skills, Speed Reading and Effective Note-taking - you'll learn how to combine these techniques to study smarter, in less time and achieve better results.
"Should be mandatory prior to any course requiring learning. Chris is a brilliant presenter and does a great job imparting the material. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED."
Arun Kannan, Doctor, Greenslopes Hospital Brisbane
"This program was really informative and it will help me study faster and better for the rest of my life!"
Olivia Davies, Student, QUT Brisbane
"Very beneficial and I believe the skills will help me with all the reading I have in my law studies, in particular the journey technique. Thanks!"
Claire Cottam, Law Student, Brisbane
"Excellent program! Simple, to the point, memorable. University Study Skills has opened me to new and exciting, practical techniques with which to achieve effective study. Busting the myths and bad habits, a must do for any student. Highly recommended."
Margaret Gale, Liberal Arts Student, Campion College Sydney
"Very useful. Covered many areas that will make studying more efficient as well as significantly increase recall and retention of knowledge."
Michael Vasimalla, Medical Student, Adelaide
"Today has given me tools I can use for studying a science degree after many years away from study. Chris is very entertaining."
Angie Byrne, Health Science Student, Brisbane
"Precise and straight to the point. Helpful techniques which are very practical and easy to apply. Really informative and entertaining, glad I came all the way from the Gold Coast. Thank you!"
Alwaleed Altorabi, 2nd Year Student, Bond University
"It's amazing how much faster you read after a few exercises. You can almost immediately tell the difference. I'm not someone who can normally remember lots of things but with the activities and techniques I now can."
Ime, University Student, Auckland
This Study Skills Course is delivered personally by founder of Gloo, Chris Lyons, who doubled the Australian Memory Record by reciting Pi to 4,400 places without error. Chris has appeared on The Today Show, A Current Affair, Today Tonight, ABC TV and demonstrated how effective Memory Improvement, Speed Reading and Study Skills techniques can be on radio stations all around Australia.
An experienced trainer and facilitator, Chris has been sought out to deliver training for many large organisations including McGrath Real Estate, Bendigo Adelaide Bank, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, J.P.Morgan, Deutsche Bank, the Productivity Commission and the AFP. Chris also has over 10 years' commercial experience gained in senior management roles in large Australian and UK companies before starting to design and deliver Gloo Training Programs in 2003.
Over the last 15 years Chris has shown thousands of students how to study more effectively and achieve better grades and has never had a single customer complaint or refund request. Not one. Because Gloo training is fun, fast and effective. Here is just a small selection of comments from students who have taken part in our Study Skills Courses.
"Thank you Chris for a very worthwhile day! You were funny, enthusiastic and passionate about the material you taught. I am certain the techniques I learnt will aid me in my upcoming exams but also throughout my life and career. Many thanks."
Max Bergh, Final Year Student, University Of Melbourne
"You will benefit 100% from this course. Best instructor ever."
Alaia, Student, University Of Queensland
"Simple and efficient techniques which were very powerful and effective. I wish I had done this course 10 years ago!"
Janardan Andrews, Law Student, Victoria University
"Great and practical memory tools for recalling and retaining key information."
Rob Stanmore, Communications Student, University Of Technology Sydney
"Simple and effective tools to use immediately. Very enjoyable, fun and interactive."
Adnan Mohamed, MBA Student, Sydney
"Excellent overview of mind and memory skills that will last a lifetime. Chris is an excellent teacher and facilitator, full of passion, energy and knowledge. Mind and memory skills are definitely a much needed tool in the business and academic arena. Kudos!"
Andrew Yeoh, MBA Student, Melbourne Business School
"The workshop was a workout for my brain! I didn't realise my brain had the capacity to learn so much in one day. It was fantastic."
Courtney, Student, Melbourne University
"Intellectually stimulating and entertaining. Very rare to find a workshop that provides the two. Would recommend this workshop to anyone who genuinely wants to succeed."
Zana, Law Student, Melbourne University
"Chris is an excellent presenter who is able to deliver lots of information in an easy to understand, fun and interesting way. I am in the professional training industry and Chris is right up there with the best!"
Julie Blackburn, General Manager, Beyond Success
Chris has now been running training courses and coaching programs for 15 years and has never had a single customer complaint or refund request. Not one. Because Gloo training is fun, fast and effective. Here is just a small selection of comments from other students who have already attended our Study Skills Courses.
"A great program filled with really useful techniques to improve memory and reading ability. This program will definitely help me study for exams."
Nathan Hui, Student, QUT Brisbane
"Wow! What an interesting workshop. It increased my reading speed and improved my memory. Great presentation."
Tina Yang, University Student, Brisbane
"It was a real eye-opener to realise how quickly I could manage to read faster. Furthermore, the memory techniques are highly applicable to my university studies."
Min Young Park, Student, University Of Sydney
"This program was very useful and applies to everything you do for studies, work and even personal achievement. I highly recommend this program."
Alex Huynh, Law Student/Paralegal, Perth
"Very informative and provided many useful techniques to study and remember large amounts of information as well as effectively improve speed reading abilities."
Erin, 2nd Year Student, Monash University
"Really enjoyed it. Will be very helpful for my studies as a law student."
David Hopkins, Law Student, Newcastle University
"This was really what I needed for my studies. Really fun and inspiring. Thank you so much, this gave me some great tools that I can apply to many aspects of my life."
Katya le Roux, Student, Massey University NZ
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Information updated daily and correct as at 2020. Our next University Study Skills Course is taking place in:
Questions about the workshop? Call us on 02 9089 8892 or if you prefer Contact Us via email.
If you can't make the dates or locations, some other options:
1) 1 To 1 Study Skills Program. We also offer a private, one to one version of this training covering the exact same content and techniques as in the above public workshop. Available all year round, you can take the program at the time which works best for you. The 1 To 1 Study Skills Program can be completed all in one day or if you prefer over two separate shorter sessions one week apart. Find out more about the 1 To 1 Study Skills Program.
2) Online Program. In addition to our live face-to-face training courses and coaching programs, we also now offer the option to take the training privately online. So if you're unable to attend a face-to-face session, then consider the 1 To 1 Study Skills Program Online Version.
If you are interested in learning how to study more effectively but need a little help to decide which program is right for you, then contact us for a quick chat. Call us on 02 9089 8892 or if you prefer Contact Us via email.