Face-to-face appointments

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, face-to-face appointments will continue via Zoom and phone.

Want to talk to a LAS Adviser? Book an appointment.

To book an appointment with an adviser, visit the My Appointment Bookings page. 

‘Study Smarter’ online program – a suite of learning modules

Learn or refresh useful skills for your study and beyond. Receive individual feedback from LAS Advisors and a Swinburne Participation Certificate for each completed module. Start your learning journey now!

Self-enrol in 'Study Smarter' here.

Topics include:

  • understanding what Swinburne expects of you
  • planning and organising your time
  • getting the most from your study time
  • how to approach your study ethically
  • working in teams
  • effective spoken and written communication
  • giving an oral presentation
  • writing reflective papers, blogs and personal profiles
  • using email etiquette
  • preparing for exams

For more information download the Study Smarter online program flyer.

Embracing Communication and Diversity in Australia

A free 5-week program that runs on a Tuesday and Thursday from 2.30 – 4.30pm in zoom. Starts Tuesday November 10th.

Register now: swi.nu/convfhad      

This program aims to assist students to:

  • Identify your strengths in a global job market,
  • Share your experiences with your peers
  • Get feedback from your convenor
  • Improve your communication, inclusion and diversity skills for workplace readiness.
  • Earn a Swinburne Participation Certificate, and credits towards the Diversity Certificate as part of the Emerging Leader Program.

For more information, please download the flyer.   

English conversation group

Make friends, practise your English and learn interesting things about life and culture in Australia. Join us online on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 12.30-1.30pm. No appointment needed.

Study skills workshops and short courses

Enrol in one of our free study skills workshops and short courses to improve your learning and academic skills for study and the workplace. They include negotiation skills, editing and proofreading strategies and LANTITE preparation.

Where to get advice

The LAS Drop-in Hub is online!

Opening hours for Semester 2, 2020:

  • Monday to Friday 2.30-4.30pm, beginning week 3 of the semester.

Note: no bookings required for a 20–30-minute consultation.

Visit us now.

Learning and Academic Skills (LAS) Centre locations

Hawthorn campus

Reception, the George (GS) building, Level 1 (ground floor)

Croydon campus

Room CB221

Wantirna campus

Room WD257

Contact a LAS Adviser directly

Learning and Academic Skills (LAS) Advisers can give you advice related to your area of study.

Want to improve your academic and study skills?

Talk to one of our on-campus Learning and Academic Skills Advisers.

Book appointment