Deakin has a number of free peer support programs to assist you in getting to know your way around the university and providing support with your studies. Student mentors have excelled in their own studies and are trained to provide specialised support.
Connect, engage, achieve
University can be challenging, and no one understands what it's like to be a student better than a student. Whether your concerns are about academic or everyday issues, there are students who can help you.
Experienced Deakin students have been trained to help, so if you have any questions or concerns about anything related to being a student here, you can find a student to help.
Get study support
Faculty Peer Mentors provide tips and tricks to assist you with your study:
Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) group study for specific units
Peer Tutors one-on-one help for specific units
Students Helping Students Drop-in Station get help with writing, study skills or any study issues
Student Rovers IT and library help
Help other students by becoming a student mentor/leader
DUSA Red Shirts assist with Student Association activities, events, campaigns, sport, etc.
Engage help new international students meet other students
Faculty Peer Mentors assist first year students through their transition into university life
ISS-Connect Volunteers help new international students meet each other
Orientation Hosts assist new students to make a smooth start at Deakin
Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) Leaders lead study sessions for specific units
Peer Tutors provide one-on-one tutoring for specific units
Students Helping Students Drop-in Station Mentors help with writing, study skills or issues for any unit
Student Rovers help with general IT and Library information
Student Ambassadors assist with the recruitment of prospective undergraduate students
Study Abroad and Exchange Buddies support foreign exchange students before and after arrival