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Ask us

Study Skills, together with the library and other support services, provides free workshops, consultations and online resources to develop your academic skills and enhance your university experience.

Ask a student mentor

Deakin has a number of free peer support programs to assist you in getting to know your way around the university and provide support with your studies and in some cases with specific units. At the Students Helping Students Drop-in Station find experienced Deakin students who have excelled in their own studies and are trained to provide specialised support.

Book a study space

Need a quiet place to study? Want to start a study group? Need to rehearse an oral presentation with other students? Book a study space in the Learning Space at Burwood or a Library study room at any campus.

Library study rooms (all campuses)

Book a Library study room at your campus. Rooms can only be booked a week in advance.

The Learning Space (Burwood only) 

Building H, level 1
Melbourne Burwood Campus

Open: 8 am – 12 midnight, Monday – Friday
Telephone: 03 9246 8250

The Learning Space is a great learning facility for students:

  • private rooms for group work or small meetings, each with LCD flat-panel monitors. Make a booking by calling the Learning Space.
  • quiet individual zones
  • open collaborative areas
  • computers with printing facilities
  • power and wireless access for laptops and devices
  • a cafĂ© with indoor and outdoor seating.

Feeling stressed out?

Maintaining a healthy study/work/life balance is not always easy. Studying at university can be an exciting and challenging time, but it can also be a very stressful time. Deakin student services are here to support you with managing some of the pressures associated with university study.

  • Deakin Counselling Service offers free confidential psychological support to students.  Counsellors are all highly skilled psychologists and social workers.  They will work with you to understand and manage issues that are impacting on your ability to reach your potential.
  • Deakin Medical Centres provide accessible medical services for all current students. The centres are staffed by qualified and experienced medical doctors and nurses who provide confidential healthcare services.

Further reading

  • The Desk aims to support Australian tertiary students to achieve mental and physical health and wellbeing. The Desk offers free access to online modules, tools, quizzes and advice on how to study more effectively. Register with your university login. 

Disability resource centre

Do you have a disability, health or mental health condition that affects your study? Deakin's Disability Resource Centre (DRC) supports students to make the most of their studies. Support is available whether your condition is ongoing, temporary or only affects you from time to time.

Explore Deakin Library resources

There are a number of guides and tutorials to help you navigate the Library catalogue, databases and online resources.

Got an IT question?

  • Deakin IT Services provides support and information about student software, usernames and passwords, internet and wireless access, email and printing.
  • CloudDeakin is Deakin's online learning environment. Access CloudDeakin guides to find out more about submitting assignments, Turnitin, eLive, DeakinAir, EchoSystem and other student tools.

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