Deakin at Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn

Situated in the Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn, Deakin invites you to study locally. The Centre is located at 75-95 Central Park Avenue in Craigieburn.

Learning Centre CraigieburnSchool Leaver or mature aged and wanting study options in 2016? Deakin is offering three courses in psychology, education and a pathway program to get you headed towards a university degree. With our partner Kangan Institute of TAFE, Deakin is working within the City of Hume to provide higher education opportunities for the community and the chance to learn where you live.

Deakin's Learning Centres are media-rich and utilise video conferencing, to create personalised and interactive learning wherever students are located.

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 online Monday 2- 5pm and Tuesday to Friday from 11am - 2pm throughout the teaching weeks of Trimester 1 and 2 and can be consulted without an appointment. Learning Centre staff will assist you to dial in to the online meeting.

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 5227 8784 or email craigieburn@deakin.edu.au.

Academic Skills Support

An academic skills adviser will be available from 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.  Learning Centre staff will assist you to set up a meeting via Skype, videoconference or phone.

Hume – a vibrant city of great contrasts

Taking pride in its rich heritage and history, Hume boasts wonderful natural features and a culturally rich community. Hume is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia and home to the internationally acclaimed Melbourne Airport, leading manufacturing and technology industries, and award winning wineries.

Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn

Facilities

The contemporary building, adjacent to Craigieburn Central, features iconic architectural design with facilities including IT training rooms and meeting rooms, as well as a large multipurpose room equipped with the latest audio-visual presentation equipment.

Library

In addition to meeting and event space, the stunning Craigieburn Library houses a collection of more than 60 000 items. Offering all the benefits of a traditional public library, the facility incorporates the best features of modern learning centres, including a children's storytelling area and dedicated youth space.

Food and child care

The onsite cafe provides the perfect spot for meetings, study and catch-ups with friends. Occasional care for children is available to ensure all members of the community can access the array of learning opportunities offered by the centre.

Access

Located on the corner of Central Park Avenue and Aitken Boulevard, the centre is accessible by car, train and bus.

Transport

Car – Free parking is available in the car park directly behind the centre.

Train – Craigieburn train station is located just over three kilometres from the centre with direct connections to and from the Melbourne CBD.

Bus – Bus number 529 provides direct connection from Craigieburn train station to Central Park Avenue. Get off at Central Park Avenue for a five minute walk to the Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn.

Ask for the Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn Transport.

Visit the Hume Multiversity initiative or phone 9356 6999 for more information about the Hume Global Learning Centre or the Hume Multiversity initiative.

For more information, please visit deakin.edu.au/learning-centres or contact 03 5227 8784 or via email craigieburn@deakin.edu.au.

Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn

75-95 Central Park Avenue
Craigieburn

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