Deakin Learning Centre – Dandenong

Deakin Learning Centres

The Deakin Learning Centre, Dandenong is for Deakin University students, and located in the heart of Dandenong. Here, you can study a university degree online with face-to-face support from academic and administrative staff, study skills advisers and student mentors. In this quiet and pleasant environment, there are computer workstations, Wi-Fi internet access, printing and copying facilities, reference copies of prescribed text books, plus multiple learning spaces for group work, formal presentations and social activities.


Online study at times and locations convenient to you, so you can fit your university study around work and other commitments.

Study Support

In addition to your tutor for each unit that you study, there are the following academic and peer support services available to all Deakin students whether you are studying at a campus, online or at the DLC:

Writing Mentors

Writing Mentors are current Deakin students who have excelled in their studies and have undertaken training to be the first point of contact to assist other students. They can answer a range of questions about assessment tasks, assignment structure, turnitin reports, academic referencing, extensions to due dates, CloudDeakin, student services and more. They are available at the Centre on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am to 2pm throughout the teaching weeks of Trimester 1 and 2 and can be consulted without an appointment.

Language and Learning Adviser

Language and Learning Advisers are Deakin staff members who provide specialised support in the areas of assignment preparation and academic writing. You may be referred to an Adviser by a Writing Mentor for further assistance.  Language and Learning Advisers are based at Deakin campuses and are available for online consultation until the end of the exam periods in Trimesters 1 and 2.  Learning Centre staff will book an appointment for a 30 minute session for you. You can call them on 9246 8995/9246 8999 or email

Maths Mentors

Maths mentors can assist you with numeracy and maths queries related to your course. They are current Deakin students who are trained to assist other students and are available online Monday to Friday from 11am to 3pm and Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9pm during the teaching weeks and study periods prior to exams. Learning Centre staff will assist you to contact a maths mentor via Skype or phone.

Academic Skills Support

An academic skills adviser will be available at Dandenong on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am until 2 pm to assist with specific questions about Cloud Deakin, unit assessment tasks, referencing, presentations and exams etc.  You can drop in or call 9246 8998 for an appointment.

More information

For more information, please contact:
Mark Kennedy
Phone 03 9246 8995

Cheryl Davern (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
Phone 03 9246 8999

Or visit us in person 

Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Level 3
237 Lonsdale Street

Information provided is correct at the time of publication, but Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details of course and unit offerings.

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