FAQs

Administrative (5)

How do I find out about the AHIS / AHPG units?

The Course Handbook lists all the available units.

AHIS (undergraduate Ancient History unit codes); AHPG (postgraduate Ancient History unit codes).

Who can I speak to about academic advice?

Tele’s Angels, Academic Advisors & Student Enquiry Service (SES).
You can either make a free appointment with an experienced Tele’s Angels Mentor or contact a member of the Ancient History Staff. Your academic adviser will need to see a copy of your Unofficial Academic Transcript. This can be obtained for free from the SES (Student Enquiry Service), Lincoln Building (C8A), level 1, upon request and presentation of your Macquarie University Student ID card; or via email through eStudent. See the list of ancient history undergraduate advisors for 2014 and our degree planning advice resources.

Where can I find the Ancient History Referencing Guide?

You’ll find a short and long version of the Essay Presentation Guide on the Department of Ancient History’s website.

Assessments (3)

What is a course / unit guide and why do I have one?

Everything that you need to do to successfully complete a unit is contained within the course outline: assessment descriptions and due dates, unit bibliographies, skills you will practice throughout the course, etc.

You can access some of these essentials by searching the unit code (e.g. AHIS170) on units.mq.edu.au. The rest of the information you seek will be embedded in your unit’s iLearn (Learning Management System).

Where can I find the Ancient History Referencing Guide?

You’ll find a short and long version of the Essay Presentation Guide on the Department of Ancient History’s website.

Enrolment (6)

How do I find out about the AHIS / AHPG units?

The Course Handbook lists all the available units.

AHIS (undergraduate Ancient History unit codes); AHPG (postgraduate Ancient History unit codes).

How do I add or drop a unit?

Change of Unit Enrolment is for students who are currently enrolled but wish to change their study program by enrolling or withdrawing from any units or change any class times. Take good note of dates from when Academic or Financial penalty will apply (i.e. Census Date). See Coursework Studies Section for instructions and information on how to withdraw and enrol in units.

Who can I speak to about academic advice?

Tele’s Angels, Academic Advisors & Student Enquiry Service (SES).
You can either make a free appointment with an experienced Tele’s Angels Mentor or contact a member of the Ancient History Staff. Your academic adviser will need to see a copy of your Unofficial Academic Transcript. This can be obtained for free from the SES (Student Enquiry Service), Lincoln Building (C8A), level 1, upon request and presentation of your Macquarie University Student ID card; or via email through eStudent. See the list of ancient history undergraduate advisors for 2014 and our degree planning advice resources.

What is a course / unit guide and why do I have one?

Everything that you need to do to successfully complete a unit is contained within the course outline: assessment descriptions and due dates, unit bibliographies, skills you will practice throughout the course, etc.

You can access some of these essentials by searching the unit code (e.g. AHIS170) on units.mq.edu.au. The rest of the information you seek will be embedded in your unit’s iLearn (Learning Management System).

Exams (5)

What is a course / unit guide and why do I have one?

Everything that you need to do to successfully complete a unit is contained within the course outline: assessment descriptions and due dates, unit bibliographies, skills you will practice throughout the course, etc.

You can access some of these essentials by searching the unit code (e.g. AHIS170) on units.mq.edu.au. The rest of the information you seek will be embedded in your unit’s iLearn (Learning Management System).

How do I find out my exam timetable?

A draft exam timetable is usally made available approximately eight weeks before the examination period. The final exam timetable is usually made available approximately four weeks before the examination period. Check out iexams.mq.edu.au for your personalised exam timetable and read the University’s Examination Advice.

Where can I find past exam papers?

All exam papers that the Library holds are available through e-Reserve and can be browsed by unit code. Hardcopies of these papers are also available at LG712.M33 E9.

However, Faculties do not always make their exam papers available. Occasionally, a lecturer might make sample questions available through iLearn.

How do I access my results at the end of the semester?

Most results are sent to student email accounts as soon as they become available. You should check your email account on the date of release for your results. Do not worry if they are not there immediately; they are processed in batches to reduce the load on the servers. All available results are sent by email before they are available online.

If you do not receive your results by email, you can log in to eStudent on the release date and check your results online.

Why can’t I access my results?

You may have Library Fines and Penalties. Check on e-Student, then present your Student ID card at the cashier at the SES (Student Enquiry Service) Lincoln Building, Level 1 and pay the fine. It may take a day or two to update in the system.

Excavation (1)

Where can I find the Archaeological Fieldwork guidelines and application?

Tele’s Angels run Archaeological Fieldwork Seminars each year for prospective dig students.

 

Egypt Fieldwork option announcements, guidelines and application forms are usually updated around March/April each year.

For AHIS347 contact Ancient History staff. For AHPG811 contact:

 

Professor Naguib Kanwati

W6A 535

02 9850 8855

naguib.kanawati@mq.edu.au

Dr Stephen Llewelyn

W6A 539

02 9850 8843

stephen.llewelyn@mq.edu.au

Fieldwork (1)

Where can I find the Archaeological Fieldwork guidelines and application?

Tele’s Angels run Archaeological Fieldwork Seminars each year for prospective dig students.

 

Egypt Fieldwork option announcements, guidelines and application forms are usually updated around March/April each year.

For AHIS347 contact Ancient History staff. For AHPG811 contact:

 

Professor Naguib Kanwati

W6A 535

02 9850 8855

naguib.kanawati@mq.edu.au

Dr Stephen Llewelyn

W6A 539

02 9850 8843

stephen.llewelyn@mq.edu.au

Help (6)

How do I find out about the AHIS / AHPG units?

The Course Handbook lists all the available units.

AHIS (undergraduate Ancient History unit codes); AHPG (postgraduate Ancient History unit codes).

Who can I speak to about academic advice?

Tele’s Angels, Academic Advisors & Student Enquiry Service (SES).
You can either make a free appointment with an experienced Tele’s Angels Mentor or contact a member of the Ancient History Staff. Your academic adviser will need to see a copy of your Unofficial Academic Transcript. This can be obtained for free from the SES (Student Enquiry Service), Lincoln Building (C8A), level 1, upon request and presentation of your Macquarie University Student ID card; or via email through eStudent. See the list of ancient history undergraduate advisors for 2014 and our degree planning advice resources.

Where can I learn how to improve my note-taking, writing and referencing skills?

Tele’s Angels provides Ancient-History specific seminars in addition to the undergraduate learning and writing skills workshops run by Learning Skills. You should also check out UniWISE for more online resources provided by Learning Skills and visit the Learning Help Desk in the Library Foyer.

Personal, health or disability issues are affecting my studies – where can I find out about Special Consideration?

This policy (Special Consideration) is instituted to support students who experience serious and unavoidable disruption such that they do not reach their usual demonstrated performance level.

Apply and submit documentation online.

 

Where can I find the Ancient History Referencing Guide?

You’ll find a short and long version of the Essay Presentation Guide on the Department of Ancient History’s website.

Learning (5)

What is a course / unit guide and why do I have one?

Everything that you need to do to successfully complete a unit is contained within the course outline: assessment descriptions and due dates, unit bibliographies, skills you will practice throughout the course, etc.

You can access some of these essentials by searching the unit code (e.g. AHIS170) on units.mq.edu.au. The rest of the information you seek will be embedded in your unit’s iLearn (Learning Management System).

Where can I learn how to improve my note-taking, writing and referencing skills?

Tele’s Angels provides Ancient-History specific seminars in addition to the undergraduate learning and writing skills workshops run by Learning Skills. You should also check out UniWISE for more online resources provided by Learning Skills and visit the Learning Help Desk in the Library Foyer.

How much study should I be doing at university level?

Three hours of study per credit point per week is recommended. For example: 3cp = 9 hours of study/week.

Personal, health or disability issues are affecting my studies – where can I find out about Special Consideration?

This policy (Special Consideration) is instituted to support students who experience serious and unavoidable disruption such that they do not reach their usual demonstrated performance level.

Apply and submit documentation online.

 

Where can I find the Ancient History Referencing Guide?

You’ll find a short and long version of the Essay Presentation Guide on the Department of Ancient History’s website.

Money Matters (1)

Postgraduate Study (1)

Where can I find information about the MRes (Master of Research) pathway to a PhD?

The pathway to a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) at Macquarie University is through the BPhil (Bachelor of Philosophy) / MRes (Master of Research). See information about the BPhil/MRes program structure.

Results (2)

How do I access my results at the end of the semester?

Most results are sent to student email accounts as soon as they become available. You should check your email account on the date of release for your results. Do not worry if they are not there immediately; they are processed in batches to reduce the load on the servers. All available results are sent by email before they are available online.

If you do not receive your results by email, you can log in to eStudent on the release date and check your results online.

Why can’t I access my results?

You may have Library Fines and Penalties. Check on e-Student, then present your Student ID card at the cashier at the SES (Student Enquiry Service) Lincoln Building, Level 1 and pay the fine. It may take a day or two to update in the system.

Skills (3)

What is a course / unit guide and why do I have one?

Everything that you need to do to successfully complete a unit is contained within the course outline: assessment descriptions and due dates, unit bibliographies, skills you will practice throughout the course, etc.

You can access some of these essentials by searching the unit code (e.g. AHIS170) on units.mq.edu.au. The rest of the information you seek will be embedded in your unit’s iLearn (Learning Management System).

Where can I learn how to improve my note-taking, writing and referencing skills?

Tele’s Angels provides Ancient-History specific seminars in addition to the undergraduate learning and writing skills workshops run by Learning Skills. You should also check out UniWISE for more online resources provided by Learning Skills and visit the Learning Help Desk in the Library Foyer.

Where can I find the Ancient History Referencing Guide?

You’ll find a short and long version of the Essay Presentation Guide on the Department of Ancient History’s website.

Study (6)

How do I find out about the AHIS / AHPG units?

The Course Handbook lists all the available units.

AHIS (undergraduate Ancient History unit codes); AHPG (postgraduate Ancient History unit codes).

Who can I speak to about academic advice?

Tele’s Angels, Academic Advisors & Student Enquiry Service (SES).
You can either make a free appointment with an experienced Tele’s Angels Mentor or contact a member of the Ancient History Staff. Your academic adviser will need to see a copy of your Unofficial Academic Transcript. This can be obtained for free from the SES (Student Enquiry Service), Lincoln Building (C8A), level 1, upon request and presentation of your Macquarie University Student ID card; or via email through eStudent. See the list of ancient history undergraduate advisors for 2014 and our degree planning advice resources.

What is a course / unit guide and why do I have one?

Everything that you need to do to successfully complete a unit is contained within the course outline: assessment descriptions and due dates, unit bibliographies, skills you will practice throughout the course, etc.

You can access some of these essentials by searching the unit code (e.g. AHIS170) on units.mq.edu.au. The rest of the information you seek will be embedded in your unit’s iLearn (Learning Management System).

How much study should I be doing at university level?

Three hours of study per credit point per week is recommended. For example: 3cp = 9 hours of study/week.

Personal, health or disability issues are affecting my studies – where can I find out about Special Consideration?

This policy (Special Consideration) is instituted to support students who experience serious and unavoidable disruption such that they do not reach their usual demonstrated performance level.

Apply and submit documentation online.

 

Where can I find the Ancient History Referencing Guide?

You’ll find a short and long version of the Essay Presentation Guide on the Department of Ancient History’s website.

Time Management (3)

What is a course / unit guide and why do I have one?

Everything that you need to do to successfully complete a unit is contained within the course outline: assessment descriptions and due dates, unit bibliographies, skills you will practice throughout the course, etc.

You can access some of these essentials by searching the unit code (e.g. AHIS170) on units.mq.edu.au. The rest of the information you seek will be embedded in your unit’s iLearn (Learning Management System).

Personal, health or disability issues are affecting my studies – where can I find out about Special Consideration?

This policy (Special Consideration) is instituted to support students who experience serious and unavoidable disruption such that they do not reach their usual demonstrated performance level.

Apply and submit documentation online.

 

Units (4)

How do I find out about the AHIS / AHPG units?

The Course Handbook lists all the available units.

AHIS (undergraduate Ancient History unit codes); AHPG (postgraduate Ancient History unit codes).

How do I add or drop a unit?

Change of Unit Enrolment is for students who are currently enrolled but wish to change their study program by enrolling or withdrawing from any units or change any class times. Take good note of dates from when Academic or Financial penalty will apply (i.e. Census Date). See Coursework Studies Section for instructions and information on how to withdraw and enrol in units.

Who can I speak to about academic advice?

Tele’s Angels, Academic Advisors & Student Enquiry Service (SES).
You can either make a free appointment with an experienced Tele’s Angels Mentor or contact a member of the Ancient History Staff. Your academic adviser will need to see a copy of your Unofficial Academic Transcript. This can be obtained for free from the SES (Student Enquiry Service), Lincoln Building (C8A), level 1, upon request and presentation of your Macquarie University Student ID card; or via email through eStudent. See the list of ancient history undergraduate advisors for 2014 and our degree planning advice resources.

What is a course / unit guide and why do I have one?

Everything that you need to do to successfully complete a unit is contained within the course outline: assessment descriptions and due dates, unit bibliographies, skills you will practice throughout the course, etc.

You can access some of these essentials by searching the unit code (e.g. AHIS170) on units.mq.edu.au. The rest of the information you seek will be embedded in your unit’s iLearn (Learning Management System).

Withdraw (3)

How do I add or drop a unit?

Change of Unit Enrolment is for students who are currently enrolled but wish to change their study program by enrolling or withdrawing from any units or change any class times. Take good note of dates from when Academic or Financial penalty will apply (i.e. Census Date). See Coursework Studies Section for instructions and information on how to withdraw and enrol in units.

Who can I speak to about academic advice?

Tele’s Angels, Academic Advisors & Student Enquiry Service (SES).
You can either make a free appointment with an experienced Tele’s Angels Mentor or contact a member of the Ancient History Staff. Your academic adviser will need to see a copy of your Unofficial Academic Transcript. This can be obtained for free from the SES (Student Enquiry Service), Lincoln Building (C8A), level 1, upon request and presentation of your Macquarie University Student ID card; or via email through eStudent. See the list of ancient history undergraduate advisors for 2014 and our degree planning advice resources.

Personal, health or disability issues are affecting my studies – where can I find out about Special Consideration?

This policy (Special Consideration) is instituted to support students who experience serious and unavoidable disruption such that they do not reach their usual demonstrated performance level.

Apply and submit documentation online.