No matter what level or course you are enrolled in, our team of Learning and Academic Support advisors can help you tackle your assessments and develop your study skills, including with:

  • advice on individual and group assignments, essays, reports and academic writing
  • presentation and online learning skills
  • preparation for tests, quizzes and exams
  • digital literacy and computer skills, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • problems in maths, as well as basic stats, physics and chemistry.

Learning and Academic Support activities

Build your skills for study and assessment through our activities, including:

Speak to a LAS advisor

For help with your assignments, please book an appointment on campus or online. You can also bring along your questions to our drop in advice sessions at the Croydon, Hawthorn or Wantirna library, or online. 

Workshops

This workshop program improves your learning and academic skills throughout the semester. Find our timetable on Canvas and explore our topics. No registration needed. 

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Study Smarter Online Learning Modules

These self-paced modules in Canvas are designed to develop and improve your skills. 

Each module takes approximately one hour. Complete the quiz and write a short reflection to receive personalised individual feedback and a participation certificate.

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Online Grammar Program

This program is designed to provide you with an opportunity to improve your grammar and enhance your general and academic English.

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Mathematics, Statistics, Physics and Chemistry Help

You can book an appointment with an advisor to help improve your understanding of maths, as well as basic stats, physics and chemistry.

Students studying science, engineering and technology can access maths, stats and physics help via the Mathematics and Statistics Help (MASH) Centre.

English Conversation Sessions

Want to improve your English-speaking skills and meet new people? Convened by an English language teacher, these free sessions are a great opportunity for international students to improve fluency and confidence!

Drop into a daily session every Monday to Friday, 12.30pm to 1.30pm (excluding public holidays) in GS107 on our Hawthorn campus.

This initiative has been made possible by funding from the Victorian Government through the Study Melbourne International Education Resilience Fund.

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Meet the Learning and Academic Skills team

Need to chat? You can find advisors at each of our Melbourne campuses. You can also send the team an email at las@swinburne.edu.au.

Locations

Hawthorn campus: George (GS) Building, Level 1 (ground floor)

Croydon campus: Room CB221

Wantirna campus: Room WD257

Other academic support resources

Get in touch

You can contact the Learning and Academic Skills team to find out how we can support your studies – send us an email to las@swinburne.edu.au.

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