This centre is temporarily closed due to Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions. You can still contact staff (see below for details) and access tutorial support on 9246 8998 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check this webpage regularly for up to date information on WLC reopening.
The centre at a glance
- Conveniently located in central Werribee, the learning centre provides facilities and support to all Deakin students, including those studying online via the Cloud or at a campus.
- Just like you’d find at one of our campuses, there are fully equipped classrooms, study rooms and IT support.
- Certificates, diplomas and a suite of accredited courses are all offered by The Gordon TAFE.
Werribee train station is a short 450-metre walk from the learning centre. The train station is serviced by the Werribee line, as well as numerous bus lines.
Werribee has great bike paths and bike lanes – the Federation Trail and Werribee River Trail are two highlights and, if you're really keen, you can ride all the way from Melbourne's CBD.
By car from Melbourne, the learning centre is about 30 minutes away if you get a good run with light traffic.
- Take the M1 south west
- Take the Princes Highway/C109 exit towards Werribee
- Turn right on to Bridge Street
You can park your vehicle in surrounding streets and car parks close to the Werribee Learning Centre.
Everything you need
- Computer workstations with Deakin software installed
- Wi-fi internet access using Eduroam
- Printing and copying facilities
- Premium connected rooms for conferences, meetings and studying
- Audiovisual facilities with large interactive screens
- Kitchen facilities
- Disability access with wheelchair ramps and parking
Centre staff can assist you with a range of support services including:
- Course advice
- Scholarship applications
- Class and seminar timetables
- Individual support such as applying for special consideration
- Advice and referral to other appropriate student services
- Room bookings
Onsite access is available on Mondays and Tuesdays. Otherwise centre staff will ensure you get the help you need.
Learning Centre Mentor Services
You can access more support services and student assistance at the Werribee Learning Centre. Learning Centre Mentors will be the first point of contact for academic support, such as assistance with writing and maths queries, plus study advice and referral to other services.
These special mentors are successful Deakin students who are experienced writing, maths or unit mentors. They have completed additional training so that they can assist you with a broader range of queries including study planning, problem solving and course related information.
Commencing in Week 3, your Learning Centre Mentors will be available throughout the trimester (except for exam times, trimester breaks and closedown periods) on:
- Monday 12–2pm
- Tuesday 12–2pm
- Wednesday 5–7pm
- Thursday 5–7pm