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
Any Deakin student can get help with university writing assignments.
Available all trimesters during teaching periods on all campuses and on cloud (online).
To find a Writing Mentor, please visit the Writing Mentors website.
Are you looking for help to understand maths concepts and the application of maths processes?
Maths Mentors are available at the Melbourne Burwood, Waurn Ponds and Waterfront 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.
Student Rovers work on all campuses.
Find a Rover in the Library; look for the purple t-shirt.
Are you a new Arts & Education student? Get assistance adapting to university life!
The mentoring program is available in T1 & T2 at Burwood and Waurn Ponds campuses.
For more information, please visit the Arts and Education mentoring website.
Are you a new Business & Law student? Get help with social and academic transition!
The mentoring program is available all trimesters at Burwood and in T1 and T2 at Waterfront.
Please visit the Business and Law Mentoring website.
Any Business & Law student can get academic, social or practical assistance.
The program is available all trimesters at Burwood and online and in T1 and T2 at Waterfront.
To see the times available, please visit the Business and Law Drop-in website.
Are you a new Health student? Get assistance adapting to university life and make friends in your course!
Available in T1 & T2 from Orientation Week through Week 3 and then again in Week 7 on all campuses.
Register for a mentor at the Health Mentoring website.
This program helps new SEBE students to adapt to university life.
It is available in the first five weeks of all trimesters at Burwood, Waurn Ponds & Waterfront campuses.
521420 For more information, please visit the Peer Support Network website.
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 email@example.com.
Beginning Trimester 2 on the Warrnambool Campus
Come along and study with your peers!
Students Helping Students Study Hall offers:
- A great place to study alone, one-to-one or in groups
- Help from trained student mentors from your faculty
- Flexibility—you can come and go as you please when Study Hall is open
Faculty wide sessions running Monday – Thursday in the Library room B1.15
Monday 11am-1pm Faculty of Business & Law
Monday 1-3pm Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environment
Tuesday 11am – 1pm Faculty of Arts & Education
Wednesday 1-3pm Faculty of Health
Evening sessions at Student Res – common room, Building P (All students welcome)
Monday – Wednesday 5-6pm
Monday Faculty of SEBE
Tuesday B&L and A&E
Wednesday Faculty of Health
For further information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.