Study support

Maia’s Drop-in Learning Centre provides academic support in a Māori learning environment. It's the place to come if you haven't studied for a while, want to develop new learning skills, or need a little extra help with maths and computing. Kī atu, kī mai.

Maia Drop-in Learning Centre

You can work on your academic reading, writing and study skills in a group workshop or one-to-one with an academic development lecturer. We can help with:

  • Introduction to academic reading and writing
  • Reading for study
  • Writing assignments/essays/reports
  • Exam techniques 
  • Getting back into study 
  • Learning styles
  • Mind mapping 
  • Notetaking/notemaking
  • Oral presentations
  • Referencing
  • Revision and memory techniques
  • Time management

Visit our Drop-in Learning Centre for more information about group workshops, to use the computers, or to make a one-to-one appointment. We’re available at all campuses.

Mt Albert campus

WhereBuilding 182 Room 1001, and Building 171 Room 1001
HoursMon - Fri, 8.30am - 4.30pm

Waitakere campus

WhereBuilding 510 Room 1041
HoursMon – Fri by appointment
Thu 9am - 3.30pm drop in

Northern campus

WhereBuilding 600 (outside the library)
HoursThursday by appointment
Tue 9am - 12noon drop in

Request a one-to-one appointment online

Complete the online request form and briefly explain what support you need or a question you need answering. One of the team will get back to you within 24 hours to make an appointment or with feedback.

Te Puna Ako

Te Puna Ako Learning Centres are available at every campus. They’re the place to go for workshops and one-to-one advice to improve your study skills. Te Puna Ako’s team of lecturers can help you with academic reading and writing skills, mathematics and statistics, and English language and study skills.

Student Central

Student Central (Te Pae Kōrero) is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about studying at Unitec. There’s a Student Central on every campus and the friendly team of programme advisors can answer your application queries, help you with course choices and process fee payments.