Important COVID-19 notice

Our Learning Advisors will be available during the lockdown period.

Virtual consults available

Learning Advisors will implement virtual consults going forward, this will be done either via phone, video, or email for any enquiries.

Any questions please email the team. Contact details below:

PHONE    0800 10 75 10

Please keep you and your whānau safe and well during this time. Kia kaha! Be strong!

For more information

What do Learning Advisors do?

Our Learning Advisors, formerly Academic Development Leactures, provide help in a number of ways including workshops, one-to-one and group consultations covering a wide range of academic support including:

  • Academic reading and writing
  • Referencing
  • Mathematics and statistics
  • Study skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Time management
  • Assistance with English 


Our workshops are designed to help you learn effective study skills. This includes a number of specialised postgraduate workshops (marked PG). You'll need your Student ID number to book into our workshops, click the button below to see the wide range of academic and study skills workshops on offer.

View our workshops

Student drop-in

Drop-in services are available for quick questions that you might have around your academic study. Hours are varied between Mt Albert and Waitākere so please check the timetable below for drop-in details.

Drop-in Hours

Mt Albert Monday to Friday, 12pm - 1pm
Building 180 (Te Puna), Level 2, near room 2060
Waitākere Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 12pm - 1pm
Building 520 (Library), Level 3, Room 3011


Whether it is one-on-one for an individual assignment or group work, you can book a consultation with our Academic Advisors for more support. These sessions can also be booked outside of normal hours by mutual arrangement. You can book an appointment in person or by phone, please see contact table below.

Contact us

Where Mt Albert
Building 180 (Te Puna), Level 2
Building 520 (Library), Level 3, Room 3011
Hours Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm (evenings by arrangement)
Phone 0800 10 75 10

Other Resources

Study Toolbox

Study Toolbox is a portal within the Library website which has information for you from referencing, writing assignments right through to postgraduate study advice so regardless of which programme or level you're at, there's something there for everyone.

Go to Study Toolbox

Assistance with English language

If English is not your first language, specialist support staff are here to help, please refer to the contact information above to get support.

If you are studying certificate or diploma programmes in English as an additional language at Level 4 or below, your best resource is the English Language Learning Collection in the Mt Albert campus Library.