Julie has academic qualifications in Education (University of Technology Sydney) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Charles Sturt University). Since moving to Canberra in 2002 Julie has worked at Canberra Grammar School, specialising in teaching children with reading difficulties.
In the Fenner School Julie assists graduate students in particular to develop skills in academic reading and writing, and in giving presentations. She conducts classes and workshops focusing on academic skills and language development. In addition Julie holds individual consultations with students in relation to their academic work.
Julie has a particular interest in helping students to develop effective professional communication skills in academic settings, particularly through writing. She encourages students to express themselves effectively and to develop confidence and independence in their academic work.
As Academic Skills Advisor to Graduate Scholars at FSES, Julie assists both International and Australian graduate students, doing coursework and research in FSES, with academic writing, presentations and related aspects of their graduate studies.
Her office hours are 8.30 am to 3.30 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (I do not generally work on Tuesdays).
- My office is Room 0.07, Ground Floor, Forestry Building (48).
- My telephone No is 6125 2541 (Ext. 52541 if you are calling from inside ANU).
- My email address is:Julie.Watson@anu.edu.au