Ask Study Support

We offer personalised advice on writing, referencing, and other study skills – at all campuses and online.

Before you get in touch, make sure you browse our resources: UniStart, Academic skills, Deakin guide to referencing, Academic integrity.

We can:

  • help you to understand the task
  • advise on structure, grammar, writing style
  • give detailed feedback on a short section of your writing
    (but we do not edit or proofread whole assignments)
  • suggest strategies to help you improve your writing and learning skills.


  • For short queries only.
  • We will answer you by the following weekday.

Email us now

Drop in

  • No need to make an appointment – just drop in! Student mentors are available at all campuses and online during each trimester.
  • Writing Mentors
  • Maths Mentors


  • Language and Learning Advisers available at all campuses in person, via phone or Skype Mon–Fri 9am to 8.30pm
  • Can't find an appointment at your campus? You can make a Skype or phone appointment at any campus!

Book an appointment

To get the most out of your time

  1. Bring your assignment question or draft to drop-in or appointment.
  2. Decide which section you want to focus on before hand.
  3. Bring in your unit guide and/or marking rubric.
  4. Make a list of specific questions you have about your assignment.

Contact us

1800 957 311 1800 957 311

  • Burwood
    The Learning Space, Level 1, Building H
  • Geelong Waterfront
    Waterfront Library, Level 3, Building D
    (John Hay Building)
  • Geelong Waurn Ponds
    Waurn Ponds Library, Building JC
  • Warrnambool
    Warrnambool Library, Building B
  • Deakin Learning Centres
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