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University Study Skills Course delivered by Chris Lyons
who doubled the Australian Memory Record by reciting Pi to
4,400 places without error. To have a go yourself click here!

Chris has appeared on The Today Show, A Current Affair,
Today Tonight, ABC TV's Can We Help? plus demonstrated how effective
memory and reading techniques can be on radio stations all around Australia.

In September 2008 Chris won the Australian Memory Championships Names
competition by correctly memorising 46 people's names in just 5 minutes.


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Study Smarter, Pass Exams
Achieve Better Grades...

Essential Study Skills For University Students
1 Day Public Training Course


60 Second Summary

In this fun, fast and effective one day 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 Techniques - you'll learn how to combine these techniques to study smarter, in less time and achieve better results.

Special - Save $300.
Details below.


Purpose Of Workshop

  • To give you a rapid and practical introduction to Memory,
    Speed Reading and Effective Note-taking Techniques

  • To show you how to apply these techniques to your day-to-day
    studies to save time and achieve better grades

  • To provide you with an easy-to-follow Action Plan to help you
    apply and practise your new found skills after the course

What You'll Learn

The ability to rapidly absorb new information is a key skill every student should possess. In this University Study Skills Course you'll learn:

  • Memory Techniques - how much of your potential are you really using?

  • The keys to remembering what you need to at Uni

  • The 3 most effective memory systems for Uni success

  • How to memorise information and pass tests and exams with confidence

  • How and when to review information to maximise recall

  • Speed Reading - how well do you currently read and what's possible?

  • Why most students read below their potential and with poor comprehension

  • 4 key techniques to increase your reading speed, comprehension and recall

  • How to quickly double your reading speed through effective practice

  • How to remember more of what you read and study using the BDA approach

  • How and when to summarise what you are reading

  • Reading strategies for different types of study material

  • Effective Note-taking - why is note-taking such an important study skill?

  • Common note-taking traps students make and how to avoid them

  • How and when to make notes to maximise comprehension, retention and recall

  • How to summarise study materials more quickly and easily

  • How to use the GO method to plan and prepare assignments, projects and essays in a fraction of the usual time

  • How to use effective note-taking to plan A+ essays and overcome procrastination

  • How to combine memory, reading and note-taking techniques to produce a coherent approach for studying more effectively

"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


Public Workshop Format

  • 1 Day Study Skills Course starting at 0930 and finishing by 1630

  • Exclusive, interactive small group training

  • Limited to just 5 people to maximise personal attention and results


Workshop Presenter

  • This Study Skills Course is delivered personally by Australian Memory Record Breaker Chris Lyons. Over the last 10 years Chris has shown thousands of people how to improve their reading, memory and study skills through a unique range of public training courses and private coaching programs.

"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



Attendee Feedback

This is just a small selection of comments from people who have attended Gloo training courses. What's more, Chris has now been running workshops and coaching programs for over 10 years without a single customer complaint or refund request. Not one.

"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


To read more customer feedback on our unique blend of training Click Here.

How Much?

  • 1 Day, Small Group Workshop
    Including refreshments and course manual = $595 including GST.

  • *Special* = $295 including GST, a saving of $300.
    Applies to all workshops booked and paid for by 31 July.

  • 10% Group Discount: book 2 or more places at the same course at the same time and receive a further 10% discount off the total cost

Where And When?

Information updated daily and correct as at .
Our next University Study Skills Public Courses are taking place in:

  • Sydney - 0930 to 1630 on Friday 28 July 2017
    at Gloo, 39 Llewellyn Street, Balmain Google Map
    - Bookings Open, Maximum 5 People, Places Available

  • Sydney - 0930 to 1630 on Monday 6 November 2017
    at Gloo, 39 Llewellyn Street, Balmain Google Map
    - Bookings Open, Maximum 5 People, Places Available

Dates Or Locations Not Convenient?

If you can't make the dates/locations, some other options...

1) No workshop nearby? To request a course in your area Click Here.

2) 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.

3) Online Personal Coaching. 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.

Questions about the workshop? To email us Click Here.

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