Find a mentor

As a new student, your first few weeks at University can be daunting. Deakin student mentors can assist you!

Study, writing and library

Writing Mentors

Any Deakin student can get help with university writing assignments.

Available during trimester teaching periods.

To find a Writing Mentor, please visit the Writing Mentors website.

Maths Mentors

Are you looking for help to understand maths concepts and the application of maths processes?

Maths Mentors are available on campus (see website for campuses) and online during trimester.

To find a Maths Mentor, please visit the Maths Mentors website.

Student Rovers (Library)

Any student can get help using Deakin Libraries.

Find a Rover in the Library; look for the purple t-shirt.

Faculty

Arts & Education

Business & Law

Business & Law Drop-in

Health

Are you a new Health student? Get assistance adapting to university life and make friends in your course!

Health won’t be running a peer mentoring program in Trimester 3, but you will be contacted by the Faculty with tips and advice. If you need more support, please consider visiting Health Student and Academic Services in Burwood (Building Y, Room 2.04) or Waurn Ponds (DD2.125) or contacting the Faculty (phone 9251 7777 or email health-enquire@deakin.edu.au).

Register for a mentor at the Health Mentoring website.

Science, Engineering & Built Environment (SEBE)

This program helps new SEBE students to adapt to university life.

Mentoring sessions will take place in groups once a week for the first five weeks of Trimester 3.

For more information, please visit the Peer Support Network website.

Success Coaches

All commencing undergraduate Cloud Campus students will be contacted via email by a Success Coach.

Success Coaches are current Deakin Students who have experience in a Deakin Students Helping Students program and have undertaken training as a Success Coach. Success Coaches engage and connect regularly online with students from their own faculty. They foster confidence for online learning, help the new Cloud Campus students to better understand how they can succeed at Deakin, and link students to relevant support services across the University.

For more information, please email success-coaches@deakin.edu.au.

Unit-specific

Peer Assisted Study Sessions

Join a group study session led by a student who has completed the unit successfully.

PASS is available in many units in on all campuses including Cloud campus.

To see if PASS is offered in any of your units, go to the Peer Assisted Study Sessions website.

Social clubs and societies DUSA

Please go to the DUSA webpage to find out about all the clubs, events and volunteer programs you can join as well as all the types of help provided by DUSA.

To find out about other clubs and societies at Deakin, please go to the clubs and societies website.

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