Student learning and achievement

Our Academic Development Lecturers (ADL's) are here to provide free support and advice to help you succeed in your academic studies and are available across both campuses.

Student Learning & Achievement Services

We 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 

Workshops

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 Waitakere so please check the timetable below for drop-in details.

Drop-in Hours

Mt AlbertMonday to Friday, 11.30am - 1pm
Building 180 (Te Puna), Level 2 
WaitākereMonday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11.30am - 12.30pm
Building 520 (Library), Level 3, Room 3011

Consultations

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

WhereMt Albert
Building 180 (Te Puna), Level 2
Waitākere
Building 520 (Library), Level 3, Room 3011
HoursMonday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm (evenings by arrangement)
Phone0800 10 75 10 

Other Resources

Moodle

You can also find us on Moodle. Where you can find a range of online resources to support you in your academic studies. 

Visit our Moodle page

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. 

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 Language Learning Centre in the Mt Albert campus Library.