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Stay motivated. engage your vision!

Stay motivated. engage your vision!

One of the biggest challenges for a year 11 and 12 student is getting and staying motivated to put in the hard yards to produce their best possible results. At HSC CoWorks, motivating students to work even when they don't want to is embedded in everything we do. From...

We’ve expanded our ‘Zoom an Expert’ options for all students

We’ve expanded our ‘Zoom an Expert’ options for all students

Up until now our 'Zoom an Expert' service provided students with access to our amazing teachers Fergus, Tim and Adrian. We have now expanded our Zoome an Expert team to include our expert HSC Coaches, who graduated in either 2019 or 2020. These sessions are open to...

What is ‘rescuing’ and why you should avoid it

What is ‘rescuing’ and why you should avoid it

  Developing resilience and a sense of curiosity in students is one of our primary missions at HSC CoWorks! We encourage students to use the HSC to develop the skill of "Owning it" so that they can ultimately take responsibility for their own success, including...

Developing the skill of essay writing

Developing the skill of essay writing

Fergus Gardiner, Founder of HSC CoWorks + an English and Modern History Teacher, outlines the secret to writing a strong HSC Essay in this video and also highlights WHY essay writing is a critical skill for students to develop at school and take with them into the...

WHY MINDSET IS SO IMPORTANT IN ACHIEVING A GREAT HSC RESULT

WHY MINDSET IS SO IMPORTANT IN ACHIEVING A GREAT HSC RESULT

  Why mindset is so important in achieving a great HSC result! In this video Jesse outlines the importance of mindset in achieving your desired HSC result.  In order to unleash your full potential, you must first free yourself of any limitations, and realise the...

Why Virtual Learning is here to stay

Why Virtual Learning is here to stay

FERGUS ON VIRTUAL LEARNING  In this video, Fergus (our Founder) explains the incredible benefits virtual learning has had on students. He notes that it has been a major breakthrough in supporting students individually rather than as a mass.  HSC CoWorks provides HSC...

How our ‘ZOOM AN HSC EXPERT’ Functionality works

How our ‘ZOOM AN HSC EXPERT’ Functionality works

  FERGUS ON ZOOM AN EXPERT In this video, Fergus (our Founder) explains our 'Zoom an Expert' function and its incredible benefits for students and teachers alike. On top of 5 hours face to face coaching a week and 24/7 online support, students can book in to one...

Why some students underperform in the exam room

Why some students underperform in the exam room

Why do some students underperform in the exam room despite putting in hours and hours of hard work?   This is something we see when students arrive at HSC CoWorks. There is a lot of frustration and occasionally feelings of being demoralised because a student has put...

Why eating your frogs is so important

Why eating your frogs is so important

  Why eating your frogs is so important! In this video Jesse outlines what a frog task is and why they are so important. For an HSC student, frog tasks are the hardest or most challenging tasks that they do not want to do, such as a practice essay or working on...