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What are Deakin College Learning Mentors?

Deakin College Learning Mentors are high-achieving students with excellent communication skills trained to support Deakin College students (at all campuses) to progress successfully in their studies.

How do Learning Mentor help students?

Learning Mentors help students by

Students have the option of choosing an individual Learning Mentor based on the unit they require mentoring assistance with.

Learning Mentors do not:

Learning Mentors do:

If more critical support is in need, a Learning Mentor may refer students back to their lecturer or to a Student Learning Advisor.

You can book an appointment with a Learning Mentor.

Where do I meet with a Learning Mentor once I have booked an appointment?

Typically at Burwood campus students will meet with a Learning Mentor in Room la4.134 (Building La, Level 4), or sometimes, the Learning Mentor may choose to meet with a student at the Deakin University Library.  At Waurn Ponds and Waterfront campuses, Learning Mentors typically book meeting rooms in the library or meet students in interview rooms near each campus' respective reception area.  Meeting details are always provided in the booking confirmation email.

Read the Participant Agreement.