Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

Welcome to Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) for Business and Law Students. PASS offers free course specific group study sessions led by students who have previously excelled in the course.

What is PASS?

The PASS program is an academic program designed to assist with students understanding of the course content and performance in courses.

Based on Supplemental Instruction (SI) developed at the University of Missouri in the United States, the PASS program is used extensively in universities across Australia.

  • Facilitated by students who have excelled in the course.
  • Students review course material and explore different study skills.
  • Gain techniques to enhance student learning, success and retention.
  • Improve students study practices to increase grades.
  • Study sessions in a relaxed and informal environment.
  • Opportunity for students to connect with other students.
  • Absolutely FREE! - check the timetable and attend any session!

PASS hourly sessions are run weekly during the study semesters, aligning with course lectures and tutorials.
PLUS 4-hour mid-break and swot-vac sessions to assist in preparation towards

PASS are held in the Jeffrey Smart Building, Room (JS2-09A), City West campus. There is no need to register, simply arrive during the times listed in the timetable.

94% of the 2018 participants recommend PASS

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Questions and feedback

The PASS program is coordinated by an Internationally Accredited PASS Supervisor in the UniSA Business School, and any questions about the program and feedback can be sent to

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