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Business and Law Peer Mentoring

Get off to a great start with your studies with help from an experienced student mentor.

Business and Law Peer Mentoring

About our program

Our 5-week peer mentoring program runs every trimester from weeks 1–5 and is open to all business and law students.

We offer a blend of campus and online mentoring so that you can take part no matter where you are located. Joining the program is an excellent way to get started.

Get a mentor

Our student mentors care, and are invested in your success. By joining the program you will:

  • meet with your mentor(s) and a small group of new students weekly
  • gain study support
  • make friends
  • set yourself up for success and be inspired!

Applications for T1 are now closed.

Be a mentor

Are you a current and experienced business or law student who wants to support new students? We offer training and resources to help you become a mentor.

By joining the program you will:

  • guide new students and be a role model
  • receive opportunities to attend exclusive events
  • gain experience and skills for future employability.

Applications close Friday 17 May.

Become a mentor

Trimester 1 drop-in spaces

As a business or law student, you're welcome to drop in at any stage of your uni journey. Join us online or at our campus locations: Burwood and Geelong Waterfront.

Please note: our campus drop-in spaces are held in Burwood (Building LC next to Little Bang) and Geelong Waterfront (Building D in Waterfront Pantry).  All online drop-in spaces are held via Zoom from 1.30pm–2.30pm.

T1 drop-in spaces Weeks 1–6
3Tuesday 19 MarchWaterfront: 11am–12pm 1.30–2.30pm
Zoom link
Wednesday 20 MarchBurwood: 11am–12pm 
Thursday 21 MarchWaterfront: 10.30am–11.30am 
4Wednesday 27 MarchBurwood: 11am–12pm1.30–2.30pm
Zoom link
Thursday 28 MarchWaterfront: 10.30am–11.30am
Burwood: 12–1pm
Zoom link
5Wednesday 10 AprilBurwood: 11am–12pm1.30–2.30pm
Zoom link
6Wednesday 17 AprilBurwood: 11am–12pm1.30–2.30pm
Zoom link
Thursday 18 AprilWaterfront: 10.30am–11.30am
Burwood: 12–1pm
Zoom link

Online Study Success sessions via Zoom

Join our mailing list an we'll send you calendar invitations to all our sessions this trimester.

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Online study success sessions via Zoom
Monday 4 March  1–1.45pm Effective note taking
Friday 8 March 11–11.45am Effective note taking
Friday 15 March 11–11.45am Choose your major
Monday 18 March 1–1.45pm Writing mentors and librarians
Friday 22 March 11–11.45am Maths mentors and Excel skills
Monday 25 March 1–1.45pm WIL and study tours
Monday 8 April 1–1.45pm Successful Mind: Growth mindset*
Friday 12 April 11–11.45am Successful Mind: GRIT*
Monday 15 April 1–1.45pm Build your brand
Monday 22 April 1–1.45pm General exam tips

*Successful Mind in Study, Work and Life sessions

The Successful Mind in Study, Work and Life is a guide developed by Professor Michael E Bernard for students to achieve success by understanding how their mind works.

Students from all faculties are welcome to attend our study sessions but need to register to obtain the applicable Zoom link and gain access to the full Successful Mind In Study Work and Life online guide. We will cover 4 elements but there are more elements such as Time Management, Character Strength, Mindfulness, Goal Setting, Mindfulness and Optimism that students can cover in their own time.

Please contact bl-mentor@deakin.edu.au for the online guide login details.

Further opportunities

Contact us

If you have a question about our peer mentor program, please contact us.