Smarthinking: Your free online tutoring service

The secret weapon of successful students

Study through Open Universities Australia, and you’ll get access to Smarthinking—an online tutoring service that’s guaranteed to help you nail your online assessments.

4 hours free

Per study term enrolled though OUA (excludes IELTS).

Available 24/7

Online when you are—morning, noon, or night.

Multiple study areas

Expert tutors in writing, maths, science, and more.

Double your success rate

I have not written an essay in over 30 years. Smarthinking addressed the issues, giving me guidelines on the correct layouts, and the correct way to reference sources."—Warren M.

On average, students who use Smarthinking are:

  • Twice as likely to pass.
  • Twice as likely to achieve distinction or high distinction results*.

In fact, over 85% of the students who used Smarthinking passed their course.

*When compared to students who don’t use the service.

Smarthinking can help you with

It’s fabulous to know there is ‘someone’ to check over each piece before submission."—Sheri B.

  • Advice on how to tackle upcoming assignments.
  • Guidance on understanding complex topics.
  • Feedback on essays before you submit them.

How can I access Smarthinking?

If you’re already a student through Open Universities Australia, accessing Smarthinking only takes a few clicks.

Sign in to your Student Hub and select Smarthinking from your dashboard.

Still considering online study through Open Universities Australia? Smarthinking is just another way we help students reach their goals across thousands of online courses available to study with leading Australian universities.