Help for HSC

row of HSC study guides

The library has a dedicated collection of HSC Past Papers and Worked Answers in a variety of subject areas, on the upper non-fiction level. Just ask any staff member to show you where it is. But don't leave it until too late - this collection gets very popular in the second half of the year!

Looking for the HSC Study Lab? Click below!

Study Lab logo - click here

The library also has a selection of complete Personal Interest Projects (PIPs) for students studying Society and Culture. View excerpts of award winning PIPs here.


The NSW Education Authority website combines several older websites into a single, enormous, comprehensive collection of HSC information and resources, including a Guide for Students and a Guide for Parents. Below are some highlights you might be looking for:

Are you sitting the HSC in 2019? That is, you're in Year 11 from Term 1, 2018 and Year 12 from Term 4, 2018? Did you know there are 20 new Syllabuses, and your cohort is the first to study them? All the syllabuses are here:

Syllabuses A to Z (Stage 6)

(If you're taking the HSC in 2018, don't worry, the old syllabuses are there as well.)


Looking for a guide to completing your work honestly, and avoiding plagiarism? Try the online module:

HSC: All My Own Work


Want to see sample tasks and work produced for a variety of grades across a wide range of subjects, including photographs, audio clips and Grade Comments? You know you do:

Sample Activities and Student Work


How about knowing ahead of time what you should do to prepare for an exam, and what equipment you're allowed to bring? Right here:

Exam Advice and Resources for Students


The Riverina Regional Library also has a great collection of resources for HSC students, including help for the HSC Area of Study - Discovery:

Help for HSC

Also, Charles Sturt University has launched the CSU Guide for HSC Students. This contains links to past exams and study guides, tips for finding and evaluating online information, free online resources for each Year 12 subject or stream, and free multidisciplinary resources:

CSU Guide for HSC Students