Study support

New students


  • Join a Study Support session on topics such as: online learning, the basics of referencing, and improving your academic writing.
  • For undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Language and Learning Advisers

Book a 30-minute online appointment

Get help with:

  • assignments
  • academic writing development
  • study strategies
Book an appointment

Student mentors

Student mentors at Deakin

Writing Mentors
Help with assignment writing and study strategies: View drop-in times

Maths Mentors
Help with maths problems and concepts: View drop-in times

PASS Leaders
Students who have successfully completed your unit and offer help via study sessions: Join PASS now

Or email us for referencing questions and quick study skills tips. Response within 24 hours Mon - Fri

Email Study Support

Online tutoring and writing feedback

Smarthinking online tutoring

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Real-time online tutoring in Science, Maths and Statistics, Health, Business, IT, Writing
  • Writing feedback within 24 hours

Smarthinking is available to Deakin students 365 days a year.

Limit 8 submissions per trimester

Log into Smarthinking

For staff only

Find out more about how we can best support your students on the Academic and Peer Support Blog.

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