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Writing Mentors

Experienced students can help you with unpacking assignment questions, your academic writing and more.

Writing Mentors

Writing mentors are experienced and successful students who provide free personalised study support. They can help you with:

  • unpacking assignment questions
  • researching
  • academic writing
  • referencing
  • time management.


Check the current timetable and follow the links below to drop-in with a Writing Mentor. No appointment is needed! When drop-ins are unavailable you can contact our Study Assistance team or make an appointment below with a Language and Learning Adviser.

Writing Mentor drop-in Availability
Online drop-in via Zoom
Please note that outside the drop-in times, mentors will
not be present to admit you into the Zoom meeting. 
Monday–Friday 11am–3pm AEDT during the trimester teaching period.
HDR drop-in via Zoom
Are you a postgraduate research student?
Do you have questions about succeeding at uni?
Drop-in and speak with a HDR Mentor!
Contact ask-study-support@deakin.edu.au
Campus drop-inBurwood Campus
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11am–2pm commencing Week 2
Library, Level 2

Waurn Ponds Campus
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11am–2pm commencing Week 2
Learning Space, Building JB, Level 2

Contact us

Book an appointment with a language and learning adviser or send us an email.