Access academic support services

Our Student Learning Advisor, PAL Mentors and Academic Coordinators all have the same goal: to help you succeed.

Need counselling?

If you’re struggling with the transition to student life, know that you don’t ever have to go through it alone. Learn more about counselling services offered to all La Trobe College Australia students.

Student Learning Advisor

Ensure a smooth transition to university-level studies

The Student Learning Advisor provides learning support for all Foundation Studies and Diploma Program students. You can book an individual or group appointment with the Student Learning Advisor (on campus or online) for help in the following key areas:

  • time management and organisation
  • study skills
  • research skills and using the library
  • paraphrasing, summarising, and quoting
  • referencing
  • getting started on assessments
  • exam preparation
  • guidance on improving English language skills
  • guidance on academic integrity, collusion, and contract cheating

The Student Learning Advisor can also provide information on other student support services available at La Trobe College Australia and La Trobe University to guide you to the help you need.

Make a booking with the Student Learning Advisor

Simply click ‘Support’ on the Student Portal, then choose ‘Book Student Learning Advisor’ from the drop-down menu.

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Mentors

Learn from your high-achieving peers

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Mentors are high-achieving students and graduates you can talk to and seek advice about study experience, ranging from:

  • Balancing study and work
  • Preparing for university
  • Making effective notes
  • Study skills
  • Getting started with assignments
  • Referencing

Visit our Peer Mentors page to learn more and book a meeting.

Academic Coordinators

Get academic support specific to your course

At La Trobe College Australia, each course has its own Academic Coordinator. Your Academic Coordinator can provide you with course and subject selection advice and help you decide which La Trobe University degree might suit you best.

Make a booking with an Academic Coordinator

To book an appointment with your Academic Coordinator, contact them directly or contact our Student and Academic Services team at:

P: +61 (0) 3 9479 2417